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GeneralRe: Best question ever PinmemberDalek Dave7-Nov-12 4:26 
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JokeRe: Best question ever PinmemberMarc A. Brown7-Nov-12 4:39 
GeneralI hate fixing computers PinmvpOriginalGriff7-Nov-12 3:22 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberjim lahey7-Nov-12 3:26 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberBert Mitton7-Nov-12 7:22 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberjim lahey7-Nov-12 7:26 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberTom Lint7-Nov-12 23:58 
If you thought that was bad, my brother had a McAfee trial pre-installed when he bought his laptop.
When it expired, it blocked his internet connection. So, I thought, let's remove it, then.
 
Well, no. Going to control panel, selecting McAfee Security Center (or whatever it's called) and clicking Change/Remove did nothing, except making Windows Installer think it was running an installer, preventing me from removing anything else.
I had to go through Safe Mode to successfully remove it.
 
A couple of years earlier when helping someone else, I had a similar problem with Norton Internet security, where removing Norton also removed the 'System Tools' directory in the Start Menu.
 
tldr; Seems like the Antivirus tools are becoming viruses themselves.
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberjim lahey8-Nov-12 0:04 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberalexander ypema8-Nov-12 2:59 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberDan Neely8-Nov-12 3:38 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberpatbob8-Nov-12 7:45 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers Pinmemberichramm8-Nov-12 6:25 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberS Houghtelin7-Nov-12 3:43 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmvpOriginalGriff7-Nov-12 4:32 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers [modified] PinmemberS Houghtelin7-Nov-12 5:03 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmentorWayne Gaylard7-Nov-12 6:18 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberDan Neely8-Nov-12 3:41 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberColin Mullikin7-Nov-12 5:12 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberReelix8-Nov-12 13:18 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmvpOriginalGriff8-Nov-12 22:17 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberNueman7-Nov-12 4:37 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberSteve Burchett15-Nov-12 6:52 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmemberChris Quinn7-Nov-12 4:50 
GeneralRe: I hate fixing computers PinmvpOriginalGriff7-Nov-12 4:56 

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