April 10, 2001

MS bug of the day: when McAfee VirusScan 5.1 locks up

Author: JT Smith

MSNBC tells us: "According to McAfee, VSMAIN may freeze on a Windows NT
4 Service Pack 3 and 2000 system while running VirusScan
5.1x. To resolve the problem, try this: 1) Select Start, Settings,
Control Panel; 2) Choose the VirusScan icon; 3) Select the Stop
button - this prohibits VirusScan from running in the
background, and; 4) Click the button when it reads "Start" to
load vshield."
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