When i started up windows (XP Pro) today I had a problem logging in: as soon as I tried to log in, i momentarily saw the desktop, then it logged me back out again, this happened in all user accounts. Anyway, i could log in using safe mode, so i did this and ran a system restore. That worked succesfully and fixed the login problem.
However, ZoneAlarm extreme has gone crazy!
First of all a dialog box pops up to tell with an error saying that virus scanning has switched off, which might be something to do with a change the the system clock, "click here to re-enable scanning"... it doesnt matter if i click it or not... soon after that windows security centre tells me that my firewall and anti-virus have now switched off. If I try to restart ZoneAlarm using the link from the startbar, it starts up, but then its killed again. I watched the processes in the task manager: you se forcefield etc appear, then disappear, then the Security Centre pops up to tell me they are switched off again.
My last virus scan showed that there were no viruses on the PC, there doesn't seem to be anything dodgy in the registry under the HKLM/Software/Microsfot/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run, or in the temp folder, or windows folder and there are no questionable processes running.
I am assuming that ZoneAlarm is having problems because of the system restore, but not sure how to fix it. any suggestions?
Operating System:Windows XP Pro
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Extreme Security