Re: Antivirus override
From: David H. Lipman (DLipman~nospam~_at_Verizon.Net)
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 13:45:59 -0400
From: "MowGreen [MVP]" <email@example.com>
| How were you able to "see" this entry, via Spybot or searching through
| the registry ?
| From what I've heard so far, the exclamation point ( ! ) added to
| AntiVirusOverride ! means that
| " The detection in Spybot means that the regval AntiVirusOverride is not
| equal to zero (which it should be). If it is zero, the AV monitoring
| in the Security Center of Windows XP SP2 is enabled. If it is
| non-zero, the AV monitoring would be disabled. "
| and ...
| " In several programming languages and elsewhere in the tech world, an
| exclamation mark means "not". "
| In plain English, it is possible that a malware has added the
| exclamation point so that you're not being notified that the installed
| AV is NOT monitoring the system.
| Is McAfee the installed AV ?
| MowGreen [MVP 2003-2005]
| -343-* FDNY
| Never Forgotten
| visions wrote:
Isn't that close to what I said...
"It is a Security Center override of warning if your AV software is not installed or