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There's a virus scanner included with SP2??? Don't think so. Maybe you mean the firewall. If so you'll need to allow CVS to pass through it. Read here for info: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/security/internet/sp2_wfexceptions.mspx or here http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6270-5305934.html R "Oliver Plohmann" <oliver at plohmann.com> wrote in message news:mailman.2382.1099227830.21094.cvsnt at cvsnt.org... > Hello! > > I had CVS working well on my machine with Window XP Professional. After I > installed the Windows XP Service Pack 2 CVS did not work anymore. I'm sure > that the Windows XP Service Pack 2 was the problem, because after I > uninstalled it CVS was working again well. I guess the problem was that > Windows XP Service Pack 2 contains a virus scanner that blocks CVS. I had > such a problem earlier with McAffee VirusScan. I then changed to the > Norton > virus scanner and CVS worked again. I have meanwhile spent some time > playing > with the virus scanner in the Windows XP Service Pack 2 to make CVS > coexist > with it. For the time being I have given up. Is there somebody out there > who > has already mentioned to get CVS to work with the Windows XP Service Pack > 2 > or is there already an entry concerning the matter in some CVS FAQ? > > Thanks for any answers, Oliver Plohmann >