validation failed

  joe95 20:54 05 Nov 2007

just recently when I start my PC I get this error message validation failed failed for c\programme files\Zone labs\zone aLARM\idlock.zap
also this happens sometimes with AVG. I unistall them, re-install and everything is okay, until I come to switch my PC on again later in the day or next day/
running XPHome with all updates.

  Technotiger 21:00 05 Nov 2007

I would advise you to get rid of ZA and use this one instead ... click here

  SANTOS7 21:24 05 Nov 2007

click here

Its related to the trojan listed in the link....

  bluto1 22:44 05 Nov 2007

I use Windows firewall and have done so for a year or two. It's not intrusive and I've had no problems with it. Just another suggestion.

  woodchip 22:52 05 Nov 2007

Windows firewall about as much use as a chocolate bobby

  SANTOS7 22:52 05 Nov 2007

the issue is not with the firewall but with the trojan that has attached itself to it, it is also responsible for the issue with AVG the characteristic of which it turns it off...

click here
more indepth advice may be needed, the link will help..

  joe95 13:30 06 Nov 2007

chocolate fireguard is our expression.
Thanks everybody the problem seems to have sorted itself, tried several times starting PC no problems. I copied all the info just in case
fingers crossed.

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