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  1. gene2k

    gene2k Thread Starter

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    How do I get my mcafee vshield to load up by itself. I always have to manually do it. There is a dialog box that comes up and prompts me to do and another box that I can put a check in so it doesn't have to remind me again. But I don't know if I do that what will happen.
     
  2. buckaroo

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    Don't have Mcafee but usually there's something under options to set it to start on boot up.
     
  3. stod73

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    What version of Mcafee are you using?
     
  4. gene2k

    gene2k Thread Starter

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    The newest version I forget what it is exactly but I just went to the store and bought it about a month ago.
     
  5. gene2k

    gene2k Thread Starter

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    I'm using mcafee vshield 7.0
     
  6. flavallee

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    Check the MSCONFIG startup tab list and make sure that it's checked.

    I haven't used McAfee VirusScan(n) in a long time, but I recall that it places multiple entries there.

    Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips
     
  7. Trboy13

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    are you sure its NOT running, do the good ol ctrl+alt+del and look for mcshield.exe, frameworkservices.exe
    if they are there, its running.

    if not, you can do a few things, like MSCONFIG like flavallee said and go to the start tab and enable the two things, i dont know exactly what they are, but one of them i believe is the program that shows mcafee in the system tray. Also look in the services tab for stuff made by network associates, and make sure its checked to start up.


    if that doesn't work, you can try backing up your registry and then adding these keys

    (just put this into a text document, save it, and rename it mcafee.reg, then double click it and add it to the registry)


    REGEDIT4

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\McAfeeFramework]
    "Start"=dword:2

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\McShield]
    "Start"=dword:2

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\McTaskManager]
    "Start"=dword:2




    i'm not even sure if that would even fix anything, i think it would be the same as changing it in the services tab, but hey, i already had the keys for this thing i'm working on. anyways do at your own risk ;p


    (please note, this is probaly not even close to the best way to go about this, and i'm sure someone can complain about it, but hey, i like to pretend i know something)
     
  8. John Sparkman

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    Here's another thing to check. Go to control panal, there should be an icon labled "Virus Scan" double click to open it and then check to make sure "Load At Startup" is checked.
     
  9. gene2k

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    Figured it out, thanks.
     
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