ESET NOD32 AV: Maximum Protection may not be asured. (Why?)

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus v4 Beta Forum' started by ahsan_khan, Jan 28, 2009.

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  1. ahsan_khan

    ahsan_khan Registered Member

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    hi,

    Please see Screenshot:

    http://i40.tinypic.com/fmrzsy.png

    i recently installed windows XP SP1 and after then i installed Antivirus. my antivirus is updated but it still shows this message, why?
    i have a slow net connection so i can not update my windows fastly...

    which updates are needed by this antivirus, and where can i find them?
    i am using ESET NOD32 Antivirus ( Latest Beta v4.0.68 )


    Thanks!
     
  2. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    Actually it seems like NOD is updated.
    The message has to do with Windows Update, not with your antivirus.
    If you look closely the definitions are up to date.

    BTW, I strongly suggest to update at least to SP2.
     
  3. Waterfox

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    Well since Microsoft has released windows xp sp3 and you have only downloaded sp1 then the answer is obvious...
     
  4. ahsan_khan

    ahsan_khan Registered Member

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    thanx but i really can't download sp2 again and install it...
    any manual solution?
     
  5. Waterfox

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    Yes there is, go to advanced setup, click on tools and then click system updates and choose no updates from the dropdown menu.
     
  6. Cosmo 203

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    Obviously SP 3 and all important patches to be found at Windows Update.

    Using XP SP1 means, that you are on a time bomb. There is no question, if it will detonate, but when. The question about security software (as NOD) is meaningless in this case. Again the comparison with a car: If you know, that the car will explode it is without the smallest meaning, if the passengers use their security belts.

    If your connection is limited (you are not the single person in the world with this), think about another way: There exists a MS Service for a CD with SP3. Or you may find a friend, a colleague or anybody else, who can download it for you and burn it on a cd.

    You can disable the NOD warning, but you can also leave your pc out because of insecurity (only correct behavior).

    And do not forget: With machines as this one online all people who complain about Windows being insecure have to stop, all statistics about Windows' vulnerabilities get totally meaningless. You may also never ever tell that NOD would have missed to protect you as you opened the door as far as possible for all intruders yourself.
     
  7. ahsan_khan

    ahsan_khan Registered Member

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    thanks all, very useful information... Thanks once again !
     
  8. tipo

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    your OS is XP SP1....the latest sp is 3...why do you think nod32 warned youo_O :cautious:
     
  9. funkydude

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    SP2 and SP3 are available to order on CDs for a small shipping charge from Microsoft. It's not much.

    I'm not sure if you can get SP3 and install it without SP2, anyone remember?
     
  10. SmackyTheFrog

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    Windows service packs are complete update rollups that have no service pack level requirements.
     
  11. Galaxykiss

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    The latest version is SP3, isn't it?
     
  12. norky

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    maybe he's gots the pirated windows and can't dl the sp?
     
  13. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    In which case he should uninstall nod32 and forget about computer security.
     
  14. ASpace

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    You just suppose . I bought my Windows XP Home edition for the first time long time ago and it also includes just SP1a . Does this mean that I use pirated Windows @?!?!

    Years ago I also didn't update my Windows - at all . The reason was simple - slow internet connection / dial-up . I have only bearly heard of Windows Update knowing of many updates to download/install. A Windows XP computer with SP1 only had to download 92+ patches. About 2 hours ... I also didn't know that MS offers free CD with updates/Service Packs .

    However , later on I understood many of these things , I got faster connection , broadband , etc...
     
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