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Vista... I am getting a message that I have a security problem. How do I correct this when Norton Protection Center is not detecting this and is up to date

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Security alerts on Windows Vista Monitors the following :

  • Anti -virus status
  • Anti - Malware Status
  • Windows Firewall
  • Automatic Updates
  • User Account Control
  • Automatic updates
Make sure that all of those are up to date and enabled, if one of those on the list is not enabled or up to date, Windows Will give you a warning that there is a security problem on the computer. Go to control panel and go to the security center settings to check :

**Note : If you see a fake alert like the image below, it is an infection and you need to remove it :

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Use this tool to remove the infection. Click the link and download malwarebytes anti malware. Install and do a complete scan on the system.

http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html




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I just received an email from a contact I deleted, because he told me not to open any from his because he has a virus. Now why doesn't my protection company pick that up, Norton, or AVG, I have both...


First of all, having two Security Program in your laptop is not a good idea. Most of the time it creates conflict and would result into some sort of confusing each other whom would detect that virus. Other than that, having two security software would slow down the computer performance as both programs would eat large amount of your RAM. Best thing to go here is to uninstall either AVG or Norton. I recommend AVG as it has this feature called Email Scanner which would help detecting such virus that goes through emails. For more AVG FAQ you may check. www.avg.com/faq

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Norton anti-virus is a product of Symantec Corporation. Norton anti-virus helps you to remove viruses and malicious codes from your computer, it also protect you from online threats. Symantec programmed and launched various versions of Norton anti-virus to protect your pc and Internet Security to secure your online activities from hackers.

As per history of Norton products, it's about 25 years before Norton antivirus came on the market. The name of the first Norton anti-virus was Norton Commander, released in the year 1986, served as a standard interface for DOS. This version of Norton was invented to protect DOS from malicious programs. Norton Commander was a prototypical orthodox file manager, written by John Socha and released by Peter Norton.


Norton Commander is considered easy to use based on its constant view of two file manipulation objects at once. After starting the program the user sees two panels with file lists. Each panel can be easily configured to show information about the other panel, a directory tree, or a number of other options.


When Symantec acquired Peter Norton Computing from Peter Norton, Norton starts to develop various utilities or applications for DOS, as well as for Windows. Product activation was introduced in Norton anti-virus 2004. Spyware and adware detection and removal tool was introduced to the 2005 version. The redesign main graphical user interface and homepage hijacking protection was released with 2006 version of Norton anti-virus. With the version of 2007 windows 2000 compatibility was dropped and Vista compatibility was introduced, with anti-rootkit technology. Version 2009 and 2010 released with Sonar protection, File Insight, and rogue security software tools. The latest version of Norton anti-virus is 2011, which protect your computer being infected from facebook wall and feed.

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I keep getting a message saying my account and protection has expired


Hi,
It means that you have to renew your subscription to Norton anti virus.
Otherwise, if you don't want to pay, uninstall norton completely and then install AVG anti virus which has a free version.

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The issue definitely is associated with Norton. I have Norton Internet 2009. To get rid of the error, the following needs to be done.
* Right Click on the Norton Protection Center Icon from the system tray
* Select Norton Internet Security
* Click Settings
* Under Basic Security, click Auto-Protect
* Click Configure
* Under Real-Time Protection, take the checkmark off "Turn on scanning for Micorsoft Office documents"

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Most of the Norton antivirus comes with one year subscription. date u mentioned here seems like more then 1 year old. That's why it says expired
If you dont want to spend any more money on antivirus then uninstall this one and download AVG from this site. this is really good antivirus for free and good for ever.
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the problem lies in the registry uninstall norton 360 then re-install this clears the reg then try your key again.

my personal View Don't use norton 360 as it will slow your system down use Kespersky Internet security this is the best one out and also use avg virus program when you switch to kaspesky internet security then remove avg which you can get a free version.

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