Dont know if i am posting in the right dept or not, but here goes,,,,,,
Just re formatted the drive and reinstalled xp pro and all the other bits and peices that i had before. The only new addition is NORTON INTERNET SECURITY 2006. I had NIS 2005 before, but decided to get a new version as i had a few £ to spare. Right,,,, here goes. All is working fine, internet, web mail, all my software is up and running, no problems untill i installed outlook express. Each time i click outlook express a box comes up asking for id and password. the id is as always email adrress, but the password is a different matter,.
each time i put in the password, the box just springs straight back. Have tried every known password i have ever used , but it still wont accept them. done the usual talking to my isp, getting them to change the password and go over the settings. All seems to be as it should. I have been thru a whole series of so called isp experts, and the problem still persists. i have to wait 4 days to get "another" callback from "another " yahoo expert. Now ,,,, i have a funny feeling that Norton may be playing up, as it ofton does ( dont know why i do this to myself, buy it year in , year out ). i keep getting a message every few minutes telling me that norton has just detected and blocked an attempt to attack by a worm.
I have done 3 full system scans and all comes up clean, so does spybot and ad-aware.
Furter investigation tells me that " MS ASN1 INTEGER OVERFLOW TCP " seems to be popping up as the culprit each time i get the warning message. There seems to be no virus or anything on the system, and as it says, norton has blocked it each time. It is attacking port ,,,,NET BIOS - SSN (139)
HAS ANYONE GOT ANY IDEA WHAT IS GOING ON ??????
HAS ANYONE GOT ANY IDEA HOW TO TEMPORARILY TURN OFF NORTON 2006, COS YOU CANT DO IT LIKE YOU DID IN PREVIOUS VERSIONS.