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Norton anti-virus I downloaded norton anti-virus and now I am unable to play games on a safe website. I get an error message that tells me unable to connect to server firewall could be preventing applet from connecting. Is there a way around this. The website is Pogo.com.

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  • mustangCathy Nov 10, 2008

    I waited 2 hours to get someone on Norton's chat line. They had to reconfigure the firewall. I am sharing a computer and the owner installed Norton, otherwise I would have taken your advice. Thanks for the insight.

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YES IMHO, GET RID OF NORTON! IT IS YOUR MAIN PROBLEM! I HAVE NEVER LIKED NORTON AND HAVE HAD MORE PROBLEMS WITH NORTON THAN ANY OTHER VIRUS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS COMBINED! I DO THIS ON AN EXPERT LEVEL AND HAVE TAUGHT COMPUTER I.T. AND THIS PRODUCT WILL CAUSE HAVOC WITH YOUR COMPUTER BY BLOCKING PROGRAMS YOU WANT TO USE AND PROGRAMS YOU WANT TO DOWNLOAD. HAVE YOU THOUGHT OF USING AVG? IT IS A STRONG PROGRAM AND FREE TO USE AND NOT A PAIN TO USE AND HAS EVERY BIT AS MANY FEATURES AS NORTON. THIS IS JUST MY PERSONNAL OPINION, BUT I THINK YOU WILL HAVE A MUCH EASIER LIFE WITHOUT NORTON. IF I CAN HELP FURTHER JUST REPLY TO: ARCLIGHT1217

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    BRIAN REISS Nov 10, 2008

    OH, I SEE YOUR PROBLEM AND YES THIS IS A TYPICAL PROBLEM WITH NORTON. IT DOESN'T WORK OUT OF THE BOX LIKE IT CLAIMS. IT USUALLY TAKES RECONFIGURATION OF THE FIREWALL AT LEAST TO MAKE IT WORK. THIS TELLS YOU SOMETHING. SORRY YOU HAD SUCH A LONG WAIT FOR SERVICE. YOU SHOULD GET A MEDAL FOR HANGIN IN THERE FOR 2 HOURS! HOW THIS WORKS FOR YOU NOW. I DIDN'T KNOW YOU WERE SHARING THE COMPUTER OR I WOULD HAVE SUGGESTED YOU CALL NORTON, BECAUSE THEY USUALLY HAVE TO TWEAK THEIR PROGRAM TO GET IT TO WORK. BUT, AT LEAST IT WORKED OUT IN THE LONG RUN FOR YOU AND THAT'S WHAT COUNTS! IF I CAN HELP ANYTIME JUST REPLY TO: ARCLIGHT1217

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