Firewall corrupted... please reinstall (but doesn't work)

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by KOKOtm, Mar 23, 2010.

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  1. Infiniti

    Infiniti Registered Member

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    This firewall issue has been fixed in 4.2.58
    (install over the old one)
    Just in case anyone who stumbles on this thread. :)
     
  2. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

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    So the workaround for a bug in Vista and newer OS with network connections exhaustion did its job. This problem can also be fixed using the ESET NDIS repair tool described here.
     
  3. wolssiloa

    wolssiloa Registered Member

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    Thanks Marcos! That fix did the job. :thumb:
     
  4. ralvy

    ralvy Registered Member

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    This problem also showed up on my XP SP3 box, and was solved by installing 4.2.58.
     
  5. Tsunami333

    Tsunami333 Registered Member

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    I had ESS 4.2.22 beta installed and decided to switch over to avast 5. Eset always leaves all sorts of folders and reg entries. I think it must be that I'm running Win7 Ultimate. The commonly found uninstall utility downloaded from Holland, or somewhere, did not work on my OS.
    Well, after spending way too much time googling the answer with no luck, I finally got those miniports out of my device manager. Really ~ Snipped as per TOS ~ that I could not take ownership of the registry keys and delete them!!! :mad: I finally found the answer. Followed the link from marcos and it lead me to this fix.

    http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2289#Win_7

    Booted in safe mode and ran the ESET UNINSTALLER as ADMIN.

    ESET UNINSTALLER for Windows 7/2008 R2/2008 Download:

    http://download.eset.com/special/ESETUninstaller.exe

    ESET UNINSTALLER for Windows Vista/Home Server/XP/2003 R2/2003/2000 Download:

    http://download.eset.com/special/ESETUninstaller.exe

    Good luck all!! :thumb:
     
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