Thank you for taking the time to help me out, i appreciate it and know your time is valuable. Picture one is the Windows 7 warning I am getting. view picture 1 here: http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/3138/22017033.png Picture 2 is where the link takes me. view picture 2 here: http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/7204/11435586.png i downloaded the Smart Security 4 and it seems to be exactly what i have already. I still ran it and i chose repair and restarted the laptop. I get the same windows 7 comparability issue. Should i ignore it? FYI, at the time of the warning message i checked the ESET software and it is green across the board. what gives?