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Nav 2003 Question..

by SumerBrez / January 5, 2005 2:39 AM PST

Using XP/SP2 NAV2003
Just wondering,has there been any Updates(virus def./etc)lately.. My Nav "scan for updates" keeps saying all mine are up to date..Seems strange though..Been doing mine for over a week now and still showing "no updates"? Usually there are at least one or 2 per week.. Thought should check in here and "confirm" if my scan results are correct or not..

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Hi SumerBrez...
by Larry38 / January 5, 2005 3:16 AM PST
In reply to: Nav 2003 Question..

I have WXP/SP2 NAV. 2003 I don't use it because I have AVG 7.0.300 Free. I do however keep it updated at least till next month, when it expires. Just checked it and had a 289.0KB update.
Have a Good Day.
Larry

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Hi Larry38
by SumerBrez / January 5, 2005 4:24 AM PST
In reply to: Hi SumerBrez...

Thanks..Mine doesnt expire til Aug.I will continue with NAV though,,Used it for 12 years now come Aug..Does a good job for me..Never the first problem with it..I know some have had problems and some dont like Nav but til i have major troubles,i will keep using it..Over the years i have tried MANY and found overall NAV to be the Best One.. (IMO)

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The latest updates I can find.......
by Marianna Schmudlach / January 5, 2005 3:17 AM PST
In reply to: Nav 2003 Question..

LiveUpdate:
Virus Definitions created December 30
Virus Definitions released December 30
Norton AntiVirus Corp. Edition:
Defs Version: 61230h
Sequence Number: 39846
Extended Version: 12/30/2004 rev. 8
Total Viruses Detected: 68607

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/download.html

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Mariana...
by Larry38 / January 5, 2005 3:29 AM PST

My Total Viruses Detected shows 68615 after just updateing
Larry

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Larry, today's updates have
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 3:40 AM PST
In reply to: Mariana...

yet to be posted on the website, when they are which should be in the next few minutes, the totals will be the same as yours and mine are. What Marianna posted is what is still posted at Symantec.

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latest updates.
by SumerBrez / January 5, 2005 3:58 AM PST

Thanks Marianna..Thats how many i have also..(68607)
Guess it was up to date..Just seemed like a long time without any lol.

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New ones a few minutes ago, the ones that
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 3:24 AM PST
In reply to: Nav 2003 Question..

Larry just mentioned but they aren't posted on the website yet. Before that, the last ones were the ones that Marianna just posted from the 30th.

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I have a NAV question?
by Larry38 / January 5, 2005 3:51 AM PST

While we are on the subject. When I run a NAV scan, it takes about 2 hrs 15 min. (don't do a scan very often)
I can do an AVG scan in less than 45 min. does NAV always take that long? They never find anything.
Larry

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It would depend on
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 4:02 AM PST
In reply to: I have a NAV question?

How you have the scan set up. I have NAV scan everything. This is the results of my last one and it takes about 45 minutes. My old computer took a lot longer for half the amount of files but that computer only had a 233MHZ processor, this one is over 2GHZ so it's considerably faster. 255097 files. I have no idea how many it would be with AVG.
Scan results:MBRs scannned : 2
Master boot records infected : 0
Master boot records repaired : 0
Boot Records scanned : 3
Boot records infected : 0
Boot records repaired : 0
Files scanned : 255097
Threats detected : 0
Files repaired : 0
Files quarantined : 0
Files deleted : 0
Files excluded : 0

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norton scan
by shylaugh / January 5, 2005 7:06 AM PST
In reply to: I have a NAV question?

I have Norton AntiVirus 2005 and it scans in about 20 minutes. Norton AntiVirus 2004 took forever about 50 minutes. I have a 80 Hard Drive.
Sandra

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Yes, I have heard that 2005
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 7:13 AM PST
In reply to: norton scan

is faster. Mine is 2004 and takes somewhere around 45 minutes with 120GB hardrive but I have it scheduled while I'm sleeping so it doesn't bother me. As far as I am concerned the time that it takes ANY other these scanners to work, no matter whether it is virus/spyware/etc. is well worth the time. IMO.

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New ones..
by SumerBrez / January 5, 2005 4:07 AM PST

I only update with NavProgram (live updates).
I have same as Marianna(68607).Sure others will be there soon..Thanks roddy. I just like to keep a check on things you know,dont want nothing sneaking in pc.. lol

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That's a good plan Sumer and
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 4:15 AM PST
In reply to: New ones..

I don't know if they have been actually released via the automatic with Live Update but I got them because I clicked on it. They STILL have not posted the new ones on the website yet. This is the regular Wednesday afternoon update.

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NAV2003.Question...UPDATE!
by SumerBrez / January 5, 2005 4:33 AM PST
In reply to: Nav 2003 Question..

Just Installed the new "Live Updates"..Have a total of 68615.
Thanks all.

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