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Old 28th March 2012   #1
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Hi,

I am using WINDOWS XP and am using IE 8 as browser.

I can only download files with Windows Firewall turned off and feel very insecure with this not on. Have I got too much security? I have Avast and Rapport on my computer.

Would be grateful of any help please.

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You may have to look in your Avast Settings to see if your Security level can be adjusted. Neil.

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Hi Neil thank for that. Have contacted AVAST and am awaiting reply will let you know how I get on.

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Hi Neil contacted Avast who say it could not be a problem that their security is causing.Anyway I did a system restore and it seems to have solved the problem (FINGERS CROSSED!!!)

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Hi Marline, nice to see you got it sorted with a Restore. It might have been a hiccup in one of their updates and doing a Restore prior is generally the answer.
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