If you look at the attached picture, you can see a zone alarm screen showing the current activity. The two hand cursors at the top are pionting at missing icons. The two icons pointed to were flashing indicating that they are sending or recieving data from the internet. These two have been constantly flashing today. The two programs are Antivir Guard XP and the AntiVir Service. They are pointed to by the two cursors in the centre left of the picture. These two processes are constantly sending and recieving data from the internet. The hand pointer above the system tray is just above the internet activity meter of zone alarm. It is staying at that level. I've never seen this kind of activity from any other Virus scanner before. I uninstalled an reinstalled with the same result. Anyone know what they are really doing? I have turned off their access to the internet.