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[hardocp] Symantec Tool Cleans Up XP SP3 Registry Corruption

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Have you installed Service Pack 3 for XP only to have registry corruption render your PC inoperable? Symantec finally released the tool that cleans up the registry corruption that occurs when a user attempts to install SP3 while SymProtect, Symantec’s hacking protection module, is active. You can grab it here.



Symantec has also issued a patch via its LiveUpdate service that prevents the registry corruption from occurring, although users must run LiveUpdate from within their security software, then reboot the PC before attempting an upgrade to Windows XP SP3 or Vista SP1.

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i would never install anything from symantec except ghost
    
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Nice find, SymRegFix.exe linky.
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i would never install anything from symantec except ghost
and because of that this specific software must be crap, right?

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and because of that this specific software must be crap, right?

you never know.
    
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you never know.
well i might agree with you if this is something you can do in regedit. I have the excuse of being a Linux user as the reason I am not very experienced with registry stuffs.
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and because of that this specific software must be crap, right?

lol... I use Norton AntiVirus 2008 on Vista, and yes, because of complains just like these, they optimized the AntiVirus a lot.

edit: what a rad workstation you've got .... pics or it didn’t happen
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