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Thanks Greg:

My goof.  I have been so busy here in Rutland today, I didn't pay any 
attention to the Waterman thread. 

John



J. Greg Mackinnon wrote:
> As discussed in a different thread on IT-Discuss this AM, we believe 
> that this problem is being cause by bad ESET NOD32 signatures.  The 
> "bad" signatures are database version 5418.  "Good" signatures are 
> version 5419 or later.  If your system locks up, force a restart.  
> When NOD32 next starts up, it should connect to the ESET signature 
> distribution mirrors and fetch the new sigs/ /before it gets a chance 
> to cause too much trouble.
>
> I can tell you from experience that if you restart while 
> /disconnected/ from the network, NOD32 likely will /not/ obtain 
> signature updates before some other background process on your system 
> connects to the network and locks up your computer again.
>
> -- 
> J. Greg Mackinnon | ETS Systems Architecture and Administration | x68251
>
> On 9/2/2010 1:13 PM, John Cooley wrote:
>> I have had three users in 3 offices - Bennington, Rutland and St 
>> Johnsbury, all get locked up in the past two hours.  One system locks 
>> back up within minutes after every reboot.  Another user at 19 
>> Roosevelt locked up with an Itunes update.
>>
>> John
>>
>>
>>
>> Cindy Ruescher wrote:
>>> Here at 19 Roosevelt, there were three individuals that froze up and 
>>> required us to unplug or remove the battery from lap top for us to 
>>> be able to shutdown and reboot.  I noticed that my Thunderbird was 
>>> the first thing that was not responding.
>>>
>>> -Cindy
>>>
>>> On 9/2/2010 11:15 AM, Rama Kocherlakota wrote:
>>>> I have been having similar problems (browsers, Tbird freezing, 
>>>> requiring rebooting to clear up).  And I'm not plugged in through 
>>>> the UVM network, but through Fletcher Allen.
>>>>
>>>> Might not be related, but it might be.
>>>>
>>>> Rama
>>>>
>>>> On 9/2/2010 11:11 AM, Zoey Trenkle wrote:
>>>>>   I have been in contact with Network Services.  They along with 
>>>>> other
>>>>> ETS staff are working on this mystery as we speak since the issue is
>>>>> taking place in offices all across campus.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 9/2/2010 11:08 AM, Ernest Warren Buford wrote:
>>>>>> Bizarre connectivity issues at 705 Spear St. as well.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2 computers in one office both froze up partially at about the same
>>>>>> time (Firefox/Tbird "not responding", unable to browse network 
>>>>>> shares
>>>>>> or ping, unable to start Task Manager, clock frozen in time, yet 
>>>>>> text
>>>>>> editor & putty session previously open are still functional on one).
>>>>>> Rebooting one system cleared it up; the other can't currently be
>>>>>> rebooted until job running via putty session is done.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Down the hall, two other systems I booted to apply various updates
>>>>>> froze up in similar fashion. Simply opened web browser and was 
>>>>>> unable
>>>>>> to connect. Rebooted and they worked again.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Weird.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Quoting Zoey Trenkle <[log in to unmask]>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I tried to call the Helpline. I was forwarded to voicemail.
>>>>>>> I'm sure they are busy with the students.
>>>>>>> But we're still having problems here. Slowed connectivity in
>>>>>>> Internet Explorer leading to freezing up, leading to screen just
>>>>>>> going black after trying control+alt+delete to start Task Manager.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 9/2/2010 9:32 AM, Veronika Carter wrote: Yes, same here, but
>>>>>>> only some of us have had the issue. It seems okay after a reboot.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Veronika
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 9/2/2010 9:27 AM, Zoey Trenkle wrote: We are having connectivity
>>>>>>> issues in our department, 221 Waterman. Staff are experiencing lag
>>>>>>> time or freezing up in web browsers and other applications.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Anyone else?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -- J. Zoey Trenkle Information Technology Professional Student
>>>>>>> Financial Services The University of Vermont tel: 802-656-0365 fax:
>>>>>>> 802-656-4076
>>>>>>> [log in to unmask] 
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>> -- --------------------------------------------- Veronika L. Carter
>>>>>>> Associate Registrar/Academic Services Manager University of Vermont
>>>>>>> Registrar's Office 360 Waterman Bldg., 85 South Prospect St.
>>>>>>> Burlington, VT 05405 802-656-0589 (Phone), 802-656-8230 (Fax)
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>>>>>>> -- J. Zoey Trenkle Information Technology Professional Student
>>>>>>> Financial Services The University of Vermont tel: 802-656-0365 fax:
>>>>>>> 802-656-4076
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>>>>> -- 
>>>>> J. Zoey Trenkle
>>>>> Information Technology Professional
>>>>> Student Financial Services
>>>>> The University of Vermont
>>>>> tel: 802-656-0365
>>>>> fax: 802-656-4076
>>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>>>
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>>
>> -- 
>> *John Cooley***
>> *Information Technology Professional*
>> *University of Vermont Extension*
>> *(802) 299-2420*
>

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*John Cooley***

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