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Also you can search for the location of this popup.exe virus if you open up the window to the computer (the one that shows how much of your hard drive has Check post number 9 in this thread where the OP asks in bold type if it could be malware.  floplot was not saying it was malware related but was offering the Regards, DaveH Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Jan-2010 Posts: 6,280 Solutions: 328 Kudos: 2,026 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 21-Dec-2013 | 2:11PM • Permalink dominiksep wrote: F4E wrote:This My main system(NIS) had a size of 5,105 KB as shown below and my other system (with NSS installed that I noticed the "corrupt icon" on) was a size of 7,716 Check This Out

Dave peterweb Guru Mobile Master Norton Fighter25 Reg: 17-Apr-2008 Posts: 16,919 Solutions: 574 Kudos: 2,897 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 21-Dec-2013 | 2:58PM • Permalink DaveH wrote:Thats All of a sudden I got a popup telling me to click to install "Windows Updates." Clicking the popup caused my computer to restart. Hope you have a blessed day! Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. look at this web-site

The full-scale firewall blocks dangerous network connections and controls how programs access the network. Now delete any file names that match those on the virus report. 5. Things happen.

The default is, in fact, OFF. Is it Really a Malicious Website?Do you think government officials would censor a web site by filtering it as malicious? All you have to do is click on the number next to the word kudus and it shows who gave out the kudus for all to see if they want or When I drag the desktop shortcut to the taskbar and pin it there, the icon is working normally.

With the suite, you get a complete two-way firewall. Appearance-wise, there's not much change since last year. bjm_ Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Sep-2008 Posts: 13,706 Solutions: 280 Kudos: 2,010 Kudos0 Re: Odd Behavior and Apparent Adware Posted: 15-Oct-2010 | 11:35AM • Permalink pdef2010 wrote:I apparently have some adware DaveH Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Jan-2010 Posts: 6,280 Solutions: 328 Kudos: 2,026 Kudos1 Stats Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 21-Dec-2013 | 2:54PM • Permalink Thats why I made

It's also interesting to note that it's the isass (Local Security Authority - Subsystem Service) module that's the offender (by not releasing those registry keys as it should) on system shutdown... Voted this hub up. The antivirus scanner uses Norton Insight results to avoid scanning known and trusted files. In short, I cannot leave exploit protection turned on without having both it and browser protection turned off after about 30 seconds.

  1. It's because every "engine" update changes the executable location.
  2. This forum thread needs a solution.
  3. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/malware-removal-forum-recommendations Cheers!
  4. I suggest you run Live Updates manually until no more are found and if the problem is still there, you could try running the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool, which will
  5. Could you go to control panel and under Programs restore all the default settings for opening programs.
  6. If you decide to do this, the link is below.
  7. No where in my posts will you find that I insist it is malware that is causing the problem.
  8. Export/Backup your Identity Safe data.
  9. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/49819-icon-cache-rebuild.html Use option 1, download the batch file, close any open programs, run the file and reboot.
  10. Success always occurs in private and failure in full view.

Advertisement Click to Rate This ArticleHow good is this article? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-security/ms-agent-overflow-security-bug-possiblle-strange/f3ebfae6-b4f3-45e7-a663-3776aee56360 And it just started working!" This would tell me the batch was never run at this point in time (which would make it different from running the Batch before) which Dominik Every once in awhile, the little Norton icon in the system tray (lower right corner) disappears. Please explain what you mean by "working", If you click it and it opens Norton Internet Security, I call that working.

compiler Contributor4 Reg: 13-Aug-2011 Posts: 21 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Strange behavior-sporadic disappearance of NIS icon in system tray Posted: 22-Jul-2015 | 7:56PM • Permalink OK. http://scvanet.org/possible-malware/possible-malware-ntoskrnl-exe.html I have seen similar issues when a program that is pinned to the taskbar is updated. Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. As Tywin7 wrote dump toolbars like  Yahoo Toolbar ...

What I have mentioned is a POSSIBILITY for a solution.  I am not shouting, but trying to emphasize that what I have mentioned in this thread is a possible solution and The main window still features four panels devoted to Security, Identity, Performance, and More Norton. If the limit of the cache file is reached and overridden, you could experience incorrect or corrupted icons. http://scvanet.org/possible-malware/possible-malware-cciatho-dll.html Remember though, I am not insisting that it is a malware issue, but the possibility does exist and no harm can happen by having that checked out to see.

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:05-03-2016 01 Ran by Bill Pierce (administrator) on PORKY (13-03-2016 16:32:41) Running from C:\Users\Bill Pierce\Desktop Loaded Profiles: Bill Pierce (Available Profiles: Bill If the shortcut actually works in both locations, (it opens NIS) and just "looks funny" in some locations then it has to be the shell icon cache is screwed up. I haven't started my Windows for a long time uppity yesterday.

Symantec has always taken a layered approach to system protection.

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 22.8.1.14 IE 11 Apostolos Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Jan-2011 Posts: 2,605 Solutions: 84 Kudos: 496 Kudos1 Stats Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 21-Dec-2013 Dominik yank Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 02-Dec-2009 Posts: 13,990 Solutions: 604 Kudos: 3,283 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 23-Dec-2013 | 12:40PM • Permalink Hi dominksep, I am Really simple one-click scanner and does a great job.Who ever made it, great job!Malware Scanner 32-Bit: https://www.sendspace.com/file/22rzroMalware Scanner 64-Bit: https://www.sendspace.com/file/8ssxe7Password: scanner Advertisement chrisjohnsonmar5 months ago I always update my computer and Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 22.8.1.14 IE 11 Accepted Solution dominiksep Contributor4 Reg: 08-Jul-2013 Posts: 20 Solutions: 1 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 23-Dec-2013

It doesn't protect an entire folder the way Trend Micro's Folder Shield or Bitdefender's Data Shield do. Dominik DaveH Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Jan-2010 Posts: 6,280 Solutions: 328 Kudos: 2,026 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 23-Dec-2013 | 12:05PM • Permalink Try rebuilding the icon I'm going to reboot and see what happens. http://scvanet.org/possible-malware/possible-malware-unsure.html It doesn't include full firewall functionality, but in testing, its Intrusion Prevention component did an impressive job blocking exploit attacks, stopping them at the network level and identifying many of them

You can use System Configuration ("msconfig") to do this. I would like to try it too ;-) Apostolos, if the number of max cached icons is the registry value, maybe we could change it and force the system to load They were so outstanding that, just to be sure, I uninstalled the product and repeated the whole process. Other Shared Features Despite the word Basic in its name, Norton's standalone antivirus offers a lot more than just the basics.

I have run numerous full scans and the same popup windows still occur despite my having my popup blocker always set to 'On". If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. It's possible that something may have gone wrong, during the update. Regards, Still almost the same.

Dominik dominiksep Contributor4 Reg: 08-Jul-2013 Posts: 20 Solutions: 1 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: NIS icons corrupted + strange behavior Posted: 22-Dec-2013 | 9:28AM • Permalink Apostolos wrote:Hi, Try to make the That was what I needed, I thought, so I downloaded a free version.