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Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

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Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

It will not uninstall...it keep's telling me to either quit LiveUpdate or wait for it to finish, so I go into Help menu and configure it too OFF via the Live Update Options button but to no avail...can anyone help me please?
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Community Veteran
Posts: 14,469
Registered: 30-07-2007

Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

The following download should be able to get rid of it and all other norton s/w on your PC.

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
bikepump
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Posts: 79
Registered: 01-10-2007

Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

all i can say jules is be very careful.

i had norton and after numerous uninstall attempts,removed the program files. On rebooting windows gave me an error about a missing file - it refused to boot.

had to reformat so not sure how to help other than to be careful Smiley

bikepump
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Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

thanks for that hopefully it'll work...remind's oneself NEVER to use norton again..lol

I'll let ya know if it kills my PC..lol
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Registered: 15-06-2007

Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

I know this is Kaspersky forum but this is useful advice on getting rid of Norton which seems to get its claws in everywhere
http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=5233
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Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

the Symantec removal tool did the job....thank goodness, just had fun n games installing my newley purchased Zone Alarm internet Security suite...but sorted that in the end too, thanks for your help anyway Smiley
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Posts: 1,634
Registered: 15-06-2007

Help needed re: uninstallation of Norton Anti-Virus

It would also be worth doing a search of your system for any remaining symantec or norton folders Jules

Although the removal tool works well it still leaves some remnants behind


Bill.