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lucomserver_2_5 exe

by nismokeysean / November 25, 2004 3:42 AM PST

lucomserver_2_5 exe this asked for permission to access internet and zonealarm had no info so i searched on cnet and google and got 2 conflicting answers first cnet search gave link for xoftspy remover which says it is spyware but google search says part of Symantec Corporation live update engine. both can not be right. try these 2 searches and you will see. If anyone can give a definative answer it would be appreciated as i do not want to deny internet access to something important but at same time would be surprised if a cnet search was giving inaccurate info that would led to removing necessary live update function. please help as it is asking for internet permission every 2 minutes and at minute i am denying

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Re: lucomserver_2_5 exe
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 25, 2004 4:13 AM PST
In reply to: lucomserver_2_5 exe

Each of the Symantec AntiVirus components has a different list of services that need exceptions to work with the firewall. These services are as follows:

Symantec AntiVirus Server
Lucomserver.exe or Lucomserver_2_5.exe

it's a part of norton anti virus, i would give it access.

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Re: lucomserver_2_5 exe
by nismokeysean / November 25, 2004 4:22 AM PST

thanks that was what i thought. If anyone from cnet sees this it might be an idea to remove the link given when you search cnet which tries to mislead you into thinking its spyware as this could lead to problems for people

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Re: lucomserver_2_5 exe
by jazzyflash / November 29, 2004 3:59 AM PST
In reply to: lucomserver_2_5 exe

I seem to have the same problem, prior to 11/26/04 each
day Norton anti-virus live update engine would try to
refresh my virus definitons, i would select allow and
everything fine.
The problem is recently when tries to log on the color
the alert is different and states "Changed Program".
I also, noticed recently, I am getting the famous
windows blue screen "System low on memory Norton anti-virus may not be able to function properly"

To investigate...i tried to manually run live update
but was denied...each time recieving a Visual C++ message stating it wants to shutdown. This is spyware
i will attempt to remove and keep you posted.

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Re: lucomserver_2_5 exe
by ticius / December 3, 2004 2:30 AM PST
In reply to: lucomserver_2_5 exe

LuComServer.exe is part of the Live Update that is run by Norton Internet Security. If you have the Norton application, the Live Update will not work without accessing the internet. If you don't have the Norton product then deny access and report the problem to Symantec.

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by seniorcanuck / January 20, 2005 12:48 PM PST
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I am running Norton Internet Security, and when I actively try to run Live Update, it does bring up the LuComServer warning. I never had this warning come up, however, until I blocked all incoming IP's in the range of to I did this because every time I connected to the internet, I had between 3 and 8 remote access attempts from IP's in this range Should I permanently allow these, or does doing this leave me vulnerable? Please send any answers to as I am on the road and don't have a lot of time to check this board. Thanks.

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