Why is Microsoft OneCare scan stuck?

Barbara July 16, 2010
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I’ve looked at your page on how my scan pop up page should look. But instead of it showing the scan bar I get a red X in a box. Every time I try to close the page or retry the scan it tells me I will lose the present scan. Activ-X is enabled so now what? It’s been over 30 minutes how long does this take

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  1. Aibek
    July 20, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    Regarding the alternative security software check out following two MakeUseOf posts:

    - The Three Best Free Firewalls for Windows
    - The 10 Best Free Anti-Virus Programs

  2. Anonymous
    July 17, 2010 at 6:17 am

    I suggest you try a different security solution that is a little more tried and true.

    If your willing to pony up some cash you cant do any better then ESETs NOD32 anti-virus program. If cash is an issue then Avast has the free market sowed up tight. Its the only free AV I put on my clients systems when they request a free AV program.

    Comodo is one of the best firewalls you can get, and it is also free for home users.

    Combined with some good spyware and anti-malware apps(all the best are free as well) your system will stay bug free.