How do i stop this firewall threat?

  yorkie2 19:28 16 Jan 2004
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My norton firewall is detecting DM Server. exe is attempting to access the internet.
Program C:\Program Files\Comet Systems\DM\bin\DM Server.exe

It's advising me to block -"medium risk"- which i do.

This warning is happening frequently and is becoming very annoying.

Ad-aware detects "1 identified registry keys-details software\comet systems" but even after i delete it, it pops back up.
Help please.

  Jester2K 19:31 16 Jan 2004

Comet Cursor - go into safe mode adn then let adaware scan and remov it. Don't for get to update adaware first. Allow Adaware to do a Custom Scan on all drives and no just a Smart Scan...


Or Add / Remove Programs, Comet Cusror.

  yorkie2 19:54 16 Jan 2004

Thanks for your speedy reply Jester2K

My PC knowledge is pretty basic therefore " what is safe mode and how do i get there?"

My Ad-aware version is 5.83 and there's no update facility on it i can see.

Comet curser is not showing in Add/Remove programs

  powerless 19:55 16 Jan 2004

Safe mode! click here

  VoG II 19:56 16 Jan 2004

Get the latest version of Ad-aware, update it and run it. click here

  Big Elf 20:27 16 Jan 2004

Upgrade to version 6 click here

You'll have an option to Check for upgrades now on the first screen when it opens.

  VoG II 20:28 16 Jan 2004

VoG invisible :o(

  Big Elf 20:54 16 Jan 2004

Sorry. Didn't refresh (after 1/2 hour!). I'm a slow thinker:0)

  Big Elf 20:57 16 Jan 2004

Oh S. Didn't refresh again:0(

It's not me it's the browser that's faulty.

  yorkie2 21:23 16 Jan 2004

Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

I deleted my old version of Ad-aware and have downloaded version 6 and updated.

It detected comet systems again (along with 15 other items) but can't get rid of it.

I found it in c:\program files but when i tried to delete it (to the recycle bin) a window appeared saying
"cannot delete dmserver.exe : access is denied.Make sure the disk is not full or write protected and that the file is not currently in use"

What does this mean?

  Big Elf 21:24 16 Jan 2004

Don't you have an option in AdAware to select the offending item and remove it?

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