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Re: Fails to open


PA Bear [MS-MVP]

Flightless Bird
[Crosspost to IE General]

What anti-virus application was installed *before* you installed MSE
and was your subscription still current?

Has a Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the computer
(e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought


Can I install MSE to clean up my already-infected computer?

~PA Bear, posted via Google Groups

On Jan 24, 1:17 pm, Ray wrote...
> I have two websites that I have accessed regularly for years with no problems.  Recently I
> installed "Microsoft Security Essentials" and since then I cannot open those two sites.  I
> am assuming that the antivirus program is blocking them but don't know how to allow them
> to run.  I disabled the AV program through "services.msc" but still can't open them.  I
> tried restarting after disabling but the AV program is active at startup so that's no
> help.  Is there a way to stop the AV from running at startup?  As I said, I am assuming
> the cause is MSE.