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androolia
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Icon 5 posted March 30, 2005 10:18      Profile for androolia         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
My Norton keeps telling me that an intrusion dectection has been blocked, but the ip addresss that it has blocked is my own!?! Can anyone tell me what this means? Thank you
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Allan
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Yes, it's the softwares way of saying RTFM
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Moe Monkey
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My Norton used to talk to me, too, but the drugs helped with that...


(not much help, are we?)

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-ct-
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Icon 1 posted March 31, 2005 15:41      Profile for -ct-   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
1. save mp3/vid/documents
2. format
3. reinstall*
4. don't load crap


*base* win2k, then cherryOS or pearpc and load Mac OS X in it
alternativley, mandrake or suse

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androolia
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Icon 13 posted April 01, 2005 15:17      Profile for androolia         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
well, as one of you said, you aren't much help. Sorry I bothered you. Interesting that you have nothing better to do but be rude.
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n4dmx
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Icon 1 posted April 01, 2005 15:34      Profile for n4dmx     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Androolia:

It's all in jest, nobody's picking on you. [Smile]

It is possibly a program trying to make a connection, either an update type function or some spyware or a trojan. Does it give any further information as to what is trying to make the outbound connection?

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Cap'n Vic

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Icon 1 posted April 01, 2005 16:05      Profile for Cap'n Vic     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by androolia:
well, as one of you said, you aren't much help. Sorry I bothered you. Interesting that you have nothing better to do but be rude.

Imagine this: You see a gaggle of geeks, hovering over their machines and chatting. You walk up and say:

'Can you fix my computer?'

Now, unless you look like Lindsay Lohan you should expect a few snickers and snide comments.

OTOH if you had an actual intro post and maybe followed it up by: 'Oh, BTW my Norton is doing.....Can anyone help?' You may ahve spared yourself some ridicule.

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Icon 1 posted April 01, 2005 16:06      Profile for CommanderShroom     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
androolia,

As n4dmx said. It is one of two things either a program that you have purposefully installed trying to either send out info or trying to find updates. Like windows update.

Or, a virus or some other form of malware trying to do the same.

Norton should have a log feature that will tell you the name of the program that is trying to get out. Then you can hunt it down and see if it is a good thing and allow it or a bad thing and try to removoe it.

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androolia
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Icon 7 posted April 01, 2005 19:45      Profile for androolia         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Thank you so much for all of your ideas, I really appreciate it!
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androolia
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Icon 12 posted April 01, 2005 19:51      Profile for androolia         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
By the way, Cap'n Vic, point taken.
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SilverBlade
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Grrr, I really despise all those anti-viral programmes. They just stop the LAN connection to my room, and stop all my programmes that require internet connection to work.

Yes I know it can be configured to allow them... but I'd rather just watch my back and run Adaware every few days. [Razz]

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drunkennewfiemidget
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quote:
Originally posted by Cap'n Vic:

Now, unless you look like Lindsay Lohan you should expect a few snickers and snide comments.

Of all the women in hollywood and in the rest of the world, don't you think you could have come up with someone better to make reference to than Lindsay Lohan? [Razz]
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Cap'n Vic

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I know, I know.....but she does have a nice set on her you must admit.

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quote:
Originally posted by Cap'n Vic:
I know, I know.....but she does have a nice set on her you must admit.

Touche. (Believe it or not, no pun intended.)
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Brother Dysk
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quote:
Originally posted by -ct-:
alternativley, mandrake or suse [/QB]

Oh ick, ick, ick.

Okay fine, I overreacted - SuSE is acceptable (if troublesome and costly), but Mandrake is verging on being as bad as WinXP. No, whatever the latest Fedora Core is, Gentoo, something Debian-based, or even one of the BSDs would be the way to go. Then run PearPC off one of them, if you must.

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quote:
Originally posted by Brother Dysk:
Okay fine, I overreacted - SuSE is acceptable (if troublesome and costly), but Mandrake is verging on being as bad as WinXP.

I've heard that Mandrake's lifted their game lately, but I haven't verified this myself.

Incidentally, if androolia is still reading this, she might like to consider some sort of a hardware based router or something. Presuming you have a broadband connection, it's a significant benefit to security to do this. Well worth the (comparatively small) cost, IMHO.

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-ct-
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Icon 1 posted April 03, 2005 08:54      Profile for -ct-   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by csk:
.... some sort of a hardware based router or something. ..

make a linksys router into a *nix firewall

much more geeky and a better use of existing equipment
[crazy]

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