Skip to comments.Have any of you dealt with McAfee active shield etc?
Posted on 06/16/2007 7:21:30 AM PDT by restornu
I did a free scan with one of those Registor company that was fun, an than they leave you with your mess.
RegCure explaination about Active Shield
Error: Some components of Active Shield are either missing or might not have been installed properly. Sound familiar? Active Shield errors are related to components of McAfee products that have become corrupted or missing.
Fixing these errors can be a pain and involves uninstalling McAfee, reinstalling McAfee, editing your autoexec.bat file, and other complicated steps. Sometimes you get these errors when you dont even use the McAfee products because perhaps the software came with your computer but you prefer using an alternate anti-virus program.
Many Active Shield errors can easily be overcome by using a third party software program designed to combat corrupted or missing registry entries. RegCure from ParetoLogic Software is loaded with data definitions to solve problems such as your Active Shield errors. Not only will it fix these annoyances but it will fix thousands more.
Because RegCure can repair thousands of computer errors, youll find that not only will your Active Shield errors go away, but many more will too. As an added benefit, your computer will speed up, performing like it did when it was new and fresh.
After solving todays computer errors, RegCure keeps working on your behalf by performing scheduled registry scans and automatic repairs. Simply enable automatic updates and set up a regular schedule and let RegCure prevent your computer from falling victim to annoyances such as Active Shield errors, computer crashes, program not responding errors, dll errors, and constant re-boots.
RegCure works by cleaning the Windows registry of invalid entries such as missing file paths, corrupt registry keys, empty file associations, ActiveX and COM components, known spyware registry changes, and entries that cause errors such as Active Shield errors. The developers constantly update their definitions to reflect the latest findings to ensure you are always working with the latest registry fixes. Once all these invalid entries are cleaned, your computer is no longer loading up obsolete or invalid instructions or processes. This results in a computer that is error free and responsive.
ParetoLogic Software is an award-winning developer of software products and tools. They put a lot of thought into RegCure and came up with a design that is simple to use. Five main buttons take you logically into the various features of the program. Each of the main categories is self-explanatory such as Scan, Settings, Backup, Manage Startup, and Results. Its so easy, you dont need to read a complicated manual to get started. Simply click Start Scan and RegCure gets to business fixing your PC.
Clicking the other buttons takes you to screen that is equally intuitive to use. For example, clicking on the Backup button will show you the list of previous registry backups the software has made and gives you an option to restore your registry by simply clicking Restore. Each of these features is intuitive and simple.
Because it is so simple to use, youll want to use it all the time. Any time you come across a new error or when your computer starts acting up, launch RegCure and repair it right away. In fact, you can even set RegCure up to work on a schedule of your own design. For example, you can set RegCure to perform automatic scans repairs on a daily, weekly, or custom basis.
Try the free download of this fantastic registry cleaning utility and see if RegCure can cure your Active Shield errors.
Because RegCure can repair thousands of computer errors, youll find that not only will your Active Shield errors go away, but many more will too. As an added benefit, your computer will speed up, performing like it did when it was new and fresh
Got to wait for pay day! LOL
You would think it is something McAfee could repair but I don’t think they recognize it!
I see your problem. You’re running Stonehenge.
It super imposes itself over where McAfee should be and you no longer have a virus protection.
I haven’t had any problem with it but I’ll be looking out fer it.
I receive the following VirusScan error: ‘Some components of ActiveShield are missing’
Summary: This article explains how to identify and troubleshoot the missing components error displayed by VirusScan.
Windows 98 / Me
Windows XP Home / Pro
This error can be caused by several factors. Please follow steps 1 through 3 to troubleshoot common causes to this error.
Step 1: Verify other anti-virus programs are not installed
Open Add/Remove Programs located in the Control Panel.
Go down the list of installed programs and see if any anti-virus programs are installed (other then McAfee VirusScan).
If another anti-virus program is found, it is recommended to uninstall them to resolve this error.
Note: You may also need to uninstall/reinstall McAfee VirusScan (refer to step 2).
Step 2: Uninstall/Reinstall VirusScan
Open Add/Remove Programs located in the Control Panel.
Locate and select McAfee VirusScan.
Click Remove to begin the uninstall process.
When prompted, please reboot the PC.
If you have an online subscription to VirusScan: please refer to the following FAQ:
If you have a VirusScan CD-ROM: please insert it into your CD-Rom Drive to begin installation process.
Note: if the installation window does not autorun, click Start > Run > and type D:\SETUP.EXE (If your CD ROM drive uses a different letter other than D, substitute that letter for D.).
If you downloaded the installation package (.exe): Locate the VirusScan installation .exe file and double-click to begin the installation process.
Step 3: Verify your system is not infected with a virus
The easiest method is to use FreeScan. For instructions, please refer to http://ts.mcafeehelp.com/faq3.asp?docid=72292
Note: This process will simply tell you if your system is infected with a virus. If you are infected with a virus and require assistance removing the infection, please refer to the following URL: http://ts.mcafeehelp.com/vrContactOptions.asp for virus removal options.
How do I scan my computer for viruses using VirusScan? Click here
How do I get a user guide for McAfee VirusScan? Click here
Last Modified: 10/31/05
Modified by: rb-wcmou
Thank you for your help. I’m finished.
I would like to see further support options