Firewall message

  AJ25 14:13 27 Jul 2006
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My Sygate firewall is displaying this message every few mins

An application named NT Kernel & System (file name nyoskrnl.exe) has been blocked from accessing the network

I checked my settings and the NT Kernel is set to Allow. Can you stop this message from popping up and beeping in my earphones every minute or so

  johnnyrocker 14:15 27 Jul 2006

put a tick in remember my answer?


johnny

  AJ25 14:21 27 Jul 2006

Already done. makes no difference

  ade.h 16:28 27 Jul 2006

The only thing that would be expected to cause that behaviour is if the file has been modified since the last warning.

  Wak 16:45 27 Jul 2006

Right click the Sygate icon in the task bar, tick Options, tick OK. On general tab tick Hide Notification Messages and see if that helps.

  AJ25 16:46 27 Jul 2006

OK. So what should I do to stop it

  AJ25 16:47 27 Jul 2006

I mean what is it? What is trying to happen?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:15 27 Jul 2006

I hope you meant ntoskrnl.exe

nyoskrnl.exe is an unkown file.

  Wak 17:18 27 Jul 2006

The only similar file I have set to allow in sygate is the Kernel32.dll in C:\Windows\ system.
Suggest you go to Start/Find and enter nyoskrnl.exe in the box and see where it is. If it shows up in sygate I suggest you block it.
Incidentally, I have Win 98SE and assume you have Win XP (You didn't say!) so things could be different.
It could be a system file trying to contact home (Bill Gates).

  DerekR 17:21 27 Jul 2006

This happened to me last week - I uninstalled sygate, deleted all files from the system, rebooted, and reinstalled it from scratch. That cured the bugger!

  DerekR 17:22 27 Jul 2006

This happened to me last week - I uninstalled sygate, deleted all files from the system, rebooted, and reinstalled it from scratch. That cured the bugger!

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