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Forum Thread: Secunia stalling.

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andyk682010 Secunia stalling.
Member 6th Sep, 2010 09:03
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Hi, I have installed secunia psi and started it rumming but it has spent around 45 minutes at 5%. Any ideas please? I have uninstalled and re-installed.

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mogs RE: Secunia stalling.
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Have a good read thro' the FAQ's and check that you have configured everything correctly:-
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal... FAQ's
regards,


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andyk682010 RE: Secunia stalling.
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Thx for the reply.
The scan is not getting as far as the 'Please wait' part.
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mogs RE: Secunia stalling.
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Check out note 3 of the FAQ's in particular. psi requires that various settings in IE8(?) be configured, for it to work properly.
Hope this helps...........regards,

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andyk682010 RE: Secunia stalling.
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Sorry for the misunderstanding. I looked at part 3, hence the 'Please wait' comment and its all configured correctly.
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mogs RE: Secunia stalling.
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Could you please confirm what version of psi you have installed, and what Operating System you are running ?

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andyk682010 RE: Secunia stalling.
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Secunia PSI Version 1.5.0.2
XP Pro sp3.
Internet Explorer Version 8.0.6001.18702
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mogs RE: Secunia stalling.
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Some people with XP have had more success by reverting to the previous version.....tho' exactly why that should be so I'm not particularly aux fait with.
If you wish to try it...available from here :-
ftp://ftp.secunia.com/PSISetup1501.exe VERSION 1.5.0.1
Personally, whenever uninstalling/installing, I often use Revouninstaller and a registry scanner....run CCleaner, before reinstalling.
Other XP users may be able to offer you more advice based on their experiences.
Meanwhile, hope this is of some assistance........regards,

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Member 6th Sep, 2010 11:10
Hi,

Could you please Confirm that you have all settings in Internet Explorer configured exactly like those in this FAQ item? http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...

If so, please try to go to Microsoft Update, and see if it returns any errors. http://update.microsoft.com/
A working installation of the Microsoft Update control is needed to run the PSI properly. If the Microsoft Update site suggests installing a newer version, please go ahead with this, and try running the PSI again.

hope this helps.
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andyk682010 RE: Secunia stalling.
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All the settings are as described.
I walked away from the PC and let it do its thing. It did finish eventually, probably took nearly a hour but there may be other things related to it so I'm going to do a full malware/spyware scan and generally clean things up.
Thx for your contributions.
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