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In addition, a Mass-Mailer Cleanup feature eliminates worm-infected viruses.Things happen that get the downloads a bit, or even a byte, out of order and they don't load correctly. Keep us posted I had try and try live update, but still there were no changes. - When I click "more information" it opens Norton support page with information that in case of errors I should check if Quick Updates and Automatic Live Update Service are on in NIS (I'm using Polish version of NIS so the names of these services may by different in English version) What can I add: - In "Live Update Service" NIS informs me that "Last update" and "Last update of virus definitions" are not available (first of them in red) - I'm working on Windows 8 32-bit, fully updated - I'm using NIS2013 - 220.127.116.11 version - Till this day I've got no problems with updates Best regards Mateusz Hi mateusz, First of all, excellent post - lots of needed info!I ran Norton Auto fix, and get this: Norton Internet Security18.104.22.168Windows 7 Professional7601.18113.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533Norton Autofix Results: 0 item(s) The time and date is good, nothing was wrong. Not sure the following will clear up your situation, but I feel it is worth a try. :) A new strain of the Petya ransomware started propagating, infecting many organizations.Thanks, Kevin I am running a Gateway Laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2, NIS 2010 with Parental controls A new strain of the Petya ransomware started propagating, infecting many organizations.Similar to Wanna Cry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit to propagate itself.I regularly go in and submit false positive and spam deletions and we are all set up with a submitter code, so I'm not sure what's happening.