NOD32 won't open in Safe Mode

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by Old Monk, Nov 14, 2006.

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  1. Old Monk

    Old Monk Registered Member

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    Hi

    Just gone into Safe Mode as a result of an enquiry on the Acronis forum.

    Whilst in Safe Mode I thought I'd have a little play (don't get to venture there much ;) )

    Oddly, I couldn't open NOD - error stating ' couldn't communicate with NOD32 Kernel Service'.

    Any reason for this anyone ?

    Could start my malware scanners, SUPERAntispware and A2 free. However, back up AV, Bit Defender, wouldn't load ito the system tray either.

    Any thoughts welcome.
     
  2. covaro

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    Safe Mode will only load a minimal set of services and drivers on your sytem, as it is a diagnostic mode for Windows. The NOD32 Kernel Service does not start in safe mode, so the Control Center will not launch while you are in there. The On-Demand Scaner (nod32.exe) will run in Safe Mode and can perform a full scan and clean while in safe-mode.

    Hope that answers your questions.

    -Cov
     
  3. Brian N

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    Only the on-demand scanner works in safe mode.
     
  4. Old Monk

    Old Monk Registered Member

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    Covaro and Brian N

    Nice and simple answer to that one then. Must go to Safe Mode more often :)

    Thanks for your help.
     
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