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My licensed Antivirus program does not show that it is protecting my system from virus, malware, spyware

Nortan Antivirus Icon appearing on my system shows that there is a problem in the software or there is some malware in my system. When I click at 'fix' it does not fix the problem. It rather tells me that there is some license problem. When I login to my Nortan account, it does not show any problem. The software allows live update but does not allow a scan of my system for viruses. When I see the security of my system, then also it shows that protection from malware is off. It does not allow me to put it on. When I try to reinstall the anti virus program, it asks me to first remove the program and then when I click next it tells me that if I remove the program my license will get cancelled and I will not be able to use it despite there being a balance of 199 days of usage left.

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If you have purchased a copy of norton, your license key will still work regardless of whether you remove it or not as long as you have it registered on symantec.com.
Reinstall and update it and see if that fixes the problem.  Sometimes Norton doesn't detect everything believe it or not.  I had a similar problem when I was using Norton a few years ago so I changed to McAfee and I didn't have a problem anymore.  The malware went away as well.

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