. . . .again with the viruses. This with Microsoft Security Essentials running constantly in the background. . .I have three files that insist on getting through the security setup. No matter how many times MSE stops them and removes them (oh yea and then insists on restarting the computer as well), immediately after the restart MSE detects the same three again and so the vicious circle starts again and again and again. . . .ad infinitum. They are "Sirefef.*" (with the * being a different letter each time). The only time this doesn't happen is if I disconnect the internet. I can go all day just fine as long as I'm working on a dead computer. . . but plug that baby in and BINGO, immediately the files are trying to access the computer again and the "Files Detected_Remove Files_Restart" process begins again. On top of that the Windows Firewall won't activate. Currently it's off and if I click to turn it on I get this long error code. I look that up and it refers me to an MS "Fix-it" website. However after running the fix-it troubleshooter, it admits that it can't FIX-IT. Go to Microsoft forums and they have no idea why it isn't functioning correctly. lol
All this after formatting my two HDD's and starting over from scratch a week ago because of another nasty encryption virus. It's tiring really, I spend more time stomping out fires than enjoying anything.