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Here are the steps to removed fidbox (and disable all ZASS scanning): 1. Best regards. Maybe if it does not scan the file, then the file will stay the same. set as an exception to the scanning per Oldsod), the file will stay the same.

However, recently I tried to run Rxaco PerfectDisk 10, but it crashed. I would like to get rid of fidbox.dat, because it takes 4GB of space, and insists on becoming horribly fragmented. Yes it is a known problem and ideally it would not happen at all, but the point i made, is that to be in a situation where you need to use However, it does complete eventually.

I assume they were pumping up fidbox. Best regards. Thank you for submitting your feedback. Probably cheaper in the long run, avoids situations like this one and avoids potential driver/file conflict between the different security applications.

  • Now delete those kaspersky drivers and files and delete the corresponding registry keys in the registry.
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  • I might just have to swallow the fact that I am stuck for the 4GB.
  • Aug 2, 2009 #13 strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020 The only reason you shoudln't see it in the Explorer is that it's hidden (it may even be attributed as a system
  • However, in the log files it said (fuller log attached): DefragFs: Received Illegal Open, failing with error 0xc00000a2.
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  • This is a discussion on Fidbox.dat corrupted, and causing difficulties- not sure how to start fixing!
  • See my post in this thread for a quick way to test your system: http://forums.zonealarm.org/zonelabs/board/message?board.id=inst&thread.id=74182&view=by_date _ascending&page=3 I have not posted the removal method, since it may not be safe on all

oldsodOctober 22nd, 2008, 05:27 AMPersonally I understand your opinion. Oldsod. So even though one of these functions is disabled, the other one forces the fidbox function to be present. Oldsod.

On edge Corporal How can I find out what's using these two hidden files: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox.idx They are always in use. So even though one of these functions is disabled, the other one forces the fidbox function to be present. No other Kaspersky items listed. The Details > Device Instance ID was ROOT\LEGACY_KLIF.

All rights reserved. © 2007-2017 Jive Software | Powered by Home | Top of pageJive Software Version: , revision: 20160519114300.21bdc7e.stable_8.0.4.x One account. I waited 15 minutes, and nothing more happened so I turned off the computer. The good reasons are to eliminate separately installed MailFrontier (included in ZASS) and separatedly installed SpySweeper (included in ZASS). A belated hello from me :) kendallt hits 1k.

However, the last write time on fidbox.dat is 3:03:03 PM, so I'm wondering whether there was a delay/error in procmon's activity log, or whether it was another process that wrote in After the scan information about the scanned objects will be added again to the file fidbox.dat and if you access this file a second time, the iSwift technology will skip it Jeff oldsodSeptember 21st, 2008, 08:30 PMIt should work. How to find what program is using a particular file? (fidbox.dat, fidbox.idx) Discussion in 'Software' started by On edge, Jan 31, 2009.

However, the anti-spyware function is enabled. The desktop appeared for about 30 seconds, then a black screen appeared. I do not need to use this function, as I use NOD32 for AV. I don't remember just what part of Kaspersky I used, I don't use their anti-virus, I seem to remember a tool.

Seems if it is uninstalled, then it won't be there to be disabled, or the keys removed. Other than some occasional testing. Looks like Firefox is running. It could be on a hard drive on this computer or on a network, check to make sure disk properly inserted or that you are connected to internet.

Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Oldsod. It also appears that it is getting updated, and thus might eventually grow to gargantuan size.

If you still want to open the file, click Open With, or cancel." I am too unsure of myself to open.

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Since this is completely irrelevant, I responded with a "please understand the question before sending the canned response." I did the procedure anyway, in the faint hope that it would disable Possible workarounds: 1. At this point I am not sure if the missing panel means the actual Anti-Spyware function is also disabled, or simply that the settings for it cannot be changed. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

This whole design is clearly malfunctioning, as shown by the growth of fidbox. Using the older ZA Pro 5.5 (with no antispyware scanner) along with the Avira Premium (have used both ESET's v2.x and v3.x antisviruses too) with no issues. Please type your message and try again. 1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 17, 2010 11:11 AM by rmeyer fidbox.dat is over 4gig gregsmith Aug 17, 2010 11:03 AM There is I'm wondering if some program put fidbox.dat in the drivers folder and integrated into an important system routine to act as a sort of spunge (can .dat files do that?), but

Until then maybe you could once in a while open windows in the safe boot and delete the fidbox.dat to keep it's size down? Maybe that will work. The same svchost.exe went to perform the same operations on fltmgr.sys, ftdisk.sys, hdaudio.sys, ... They are: 1.

Fidbox.dat grows until it takes up every available space on my hard drive. I do not need to use this function, as I use NOD32 for AV. After the scan information about the scanned objects will be added again to the file fidbox.dat and if you access this file a second time, the iSwift technology will skip it Your slower chkdsk scanning, especially during Phase 2, is due to the fact that hundreds of thousands of ObjectIDs have likely been added to your system by Kaspersky's iSwift technology, which

I assume then the fidbox file is not needed (I could be wrong) in the ZA. No need to use the Task Manager (unless an application is unresponsive). But I am not sure at this moment how to verify which of these conditions prevails. Apart from that I deduce your are femals, studying medicine and don't exactly like pathology :smileywink: Christian:3354 totalbeginner 0 13 Jun 2010 2:15 PM I didn't know that I have Kaspersky

Perhaps this is what that user experienced as well. I do not need to use this function, as I use NOD32 for AV. Please note there is a subtlety here. So I decided to simply removed ZASS and re-install it, hoping that if I did not enable AV, fidbox would not be created.

jasimonSeptember 22nd, 2008, 11:06 AMUnfortunately, the first two commands to stop the KAV services do not work: net stop kavfs System error 1060 has occurred. CHKDSK began the 2nd stage of 3, verifying indexes. To my surprise, I was able to delete them at this point. My other computer also had fidbox files, but they hadn't been active for a long time.