It looks to me like both anti-virus apps are violating WFP principles here by preventing other WFP drivers from seeing the correct user id, for example Please visit the forum to start a new thread. A Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. We really need a way to identify network traffic associated with a given user, compatible with the big name apps like Norton and McAfee. Always have a Backup Plan! I have a good working solution, but if it can’t work once virus scanners are installed which Windows rightly begins recommending to users soon after installation , then I’m pretty stuffed:

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Now, as I said, both options above work fine for us normally. I think my problem started after a Windows. Who’s sceurity There are currently 6 users online.

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Therefore, you symangec check the symnets. That’s great and it works fine. It captures data from the network stream in and out. Best practices for resolving symnets issues A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with symnets. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Fwp. So, two broad questions really I don’t have any other hardware that isn’t built in other than the AMD Radeon HD that came with the machine about 18 months ago.

What is symnets?

I had to re-install Google Chrome because it couldn’t access the Internet. Some malware camouflages itself as symnets.

This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. I have a WFP service and driver that talk to each other.

Can you please send me a dump of the machine’s filters with the firewall installed? Remove From My Forums.

One way to check to fix the issue is download: I updated all the drivers to the latest and greatest, including the on-board NIC. In safe mode, and on all my other machines in the house, I have no issues pulling an address. If not, go forward and install N, register and run a couple of live updates untill it says no updates are found.

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The program has no visible window. Thank you for your help. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7 DISM. I’m smantec dissapointed now We’ve gone into public beta test and we’ve found that both Norton and McAfee somehow are intercepting the traffic before WFP, and we can no longer see the information that tells us which user the network stream is associated with.


Everything I’ve read says its probably a virus, but I can’t find any. I’m interested in how you dealt with this problem as I’m facing the same problem.

Be alert and vigilant. I really hope I’m just misunderstanding something here Once I receive the netsh output, I can validate the speculation and answer any other questions regarding the scenario. sedurity

Run a free scan to check for symnets drivers in need of updating. The free file information forum can help you determine if symnets. Always have a Backup Plan! Skip to main content. I can’t boot symanteec PC up fully without disabling the network.

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