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How do I install antivirus software such as Norton on my new Netbook without the need to buy a new local cd drive?

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You should be able to download the program from Norton. You won't need a cd for this.
Just go to norton.com and they will be happy to sell it to you.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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What the disadvantages of norton antivirus and what are the performance norton antivirus


Norton may slow down the performance of your computer,and it is a paid software what i think is instead of going with this you can download any of these free software (avg,avast or avaira) they all are free for one year and do the same thing what norton does without slowing down your computer.

Mar 03, 2010 | Dell PC Desktops

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I have cd for norton antivirus 2008 need instructions on how to do it


1. Preparing before you begin
    1-1 Make sure that your computer has the necessary system requirements.

    * Windows XP Home Edition/Professional
    * Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit) Home basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, Starter Edition

    * 300 MHz or higher processor
    * 256MB RAM
    * 180MB of available hard disk space

    1-2 Remove any other antivirus programs that you currently have installed.
    To remove them, click Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove programs. In the list of current installed programs, click other antivirus or firewall programs, and then click Remove.

    1-3 Make sure that you can connect to the Internet, then close that window.

    1-4 Close all open programs on your computer.

2. Installing and activating Norton AntiVirus

2-1 Do one of the following:
If you install from a CD, insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive.
If you downloaded your copy of Norton AntiVirus, double-click the file that you downloaded.

2-2 In the opening panel, click Install Norton AntiVirus.

2-3 Read the License Agreement, type your Product Key if prompted, and then click I Agree.
If you do not accept the License Agreement, you cannot continue the installation.

2-4 In the Installation Options panel, review the options, and then click Next.

2-5 In the Pre-Install Scan panel, click Start Scan.
The scan takes a few minutes.

2-6 In the Installation Confirmation panel, click Next.

2-7 In the Activation panel, wait for the progress bar to stop, and then click Next.

2-8 If the Norton Account panel appears, do one of the following:
* If you currently have a Norton account, complete the Sign in to an existing Norton Account section.
* If you want to create a new Norton Account, complete the Create a Norton Account section.

2-9 Click Next.

2-10 In the Norton AntiVirus Installation Complete panel, review your subscription details, and then click Finish.

2-11 In the Welcome to LiveUpdate panel, click Next to begin checking for the latest product updates.

2-12 On the next LiveUpdate panel, review the list of available updates, and then click Next to begin the updates.
This process takes a few minutes.

2-13 On the final LiveUpdate panel, click Finish.
A system scan begins automatically. When the scan is complete, the Norton AntiVirus main window opens.

Apr 20, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Antivirus System PRO virus.


Hello and thank you for using Fixya!

Purchase a flash drive (a cdrom will not work for this) and back-up your data on the thumb drive. I would recommend an 8 gig as to fit all your files.

Place the flash drive in the new computer and scan it immediately with the Norton.

By the way, there is one great software that will save the old computer and it only cost 30 dollars. I use it to kill this Rogue on all my customers computers and it takes me 10 minutes to get rid of it. Definetly worth the purchase!

http://www.enigmasoftware.com/

Dec 06, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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I purchased Norton antivirus for mac and installed it. When I went to register it I was instructed to open the symantec solutions folder and then double click on Register your software...the problem is...


Reinstall the program again but make sure English is chosen as the language. Sounds like the language got dropped down by one. They're so close alphabetically they're probably right next to each other.
As for the copyright, no need to worry. You actually buy a year's worth of protection from them not their 2007 protection.

Jan 11, 2009 | PC Desktops

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I installed norton antivirus on an old laptop and have just bought a new one one how do i get norton on to the new one, or do i have to buy it again


norton is not tranferable to another machine, i would not waste any money buying norton at all!!!
Try AVG8 - this is free antivirus and internet protection software and its the the best out there!!!


regards

Nov 17, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Icant not load the norton antivirus


dear,
there are several reason for it..
do u have anyother antivirus installed there..
if you dont have any antivirus yet and still it is not installing there then check the CD or source of antivirus is ok or corrupted and if it is CD then, is their any scratches..

if nothing from it then u just install first Itune utilities even 2006. it contains a sub software after installation called.. 1 click maintenance..

just run it after installation of the Itune software . u will see the icon for 1 click.. on the destop
run that one..it will smooth your system and will repair registry..
aftere that try for antivirus after that..
maybe you problem resolve after doing just this..

regards,
dont forget to rate... hope it will work

Aug 20, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I think my norton is downloaded wrong. I have a virus and cannot run norton


Hi mollducks, first things first. If you are using any version of XP turn on windows firewall. Click the start button & open control panel. Open windows firewall & click it to on if it is not on.
Try downloading AVG antivirus software for free at this link:
http://free.avg.com/ww.download?prd=afe Than run it. Full system scan.
After you run AVG on you're system use Norton’s remove utility to uninstall any left over files from Norton.
AVG should have caught any virus.
http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
If you bought Norton antivirus software for download, go to this Norton site & click support:
http://www.symantec.com/norton/support/index.jsp
If it was the free download, try again to download it.
Norton should do a quick scan during installation.
You might want to keep AVG. Norton should still install with AVG already installed. You can remove AVG at any time.
Lastly, once you feel there are no virus's in you're system shut down the PC. Unplug the power cord from the PC. Open the case & gently remove you're memory DIMM's. Wait 1 minute & re-install them. Make sure they are correctly connected. Double check all data & power cables are securly connected & close the PC & plug the power cord back in. (By doing this you remove any virus that may be hiding with in you're memory).

Good luck mollducks!
Feel free to ask if there is still an issue with norton after running the above sugestions.

Mike

Jul 31, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I just purchased Norton 360 2.0 CD to install in my computer. Three hours later - not installed. I have AVG 8.0 that continues to pop up when I initiate the Norton installation, installation tben stops...


Yes you need to uninstall any and all antivirus programs installed on your computer. After uninstalling, make sure to reboot your computer. Do that for each antivirus or internet security software you have installed. Once done, it Norton 360 should install. If you have troubles uninstalling AVG, check their support area on their website. I'm not sure if you have a paid version or the free version but here are the sites for both.

Free - http://free.grisoft.com/ww.help

Paid - http://www.grisoft.com/ww.support

Hope this helps! : )

Jun 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have an open account with you at this time. I have just replaced my old commputer with a new one, and Im trying to download the norton anti virus protection to it. I am unable to do this as I get told...


Hi, if you want to install new norton anti virus you may delete all existing norton anti virus in the present pc and then install new norton so that no conflict your installation.

Mar 20, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Norton 360


Hi Sheba,

Yes you can load norton 360 on your new pc. If you have all the license codes, just remove the trial version from your new pc and installed the full version of 360. To uninstall you can either go to control panel -> add remove programs and select the nortan trial software. Or you can find an installation's link under the program list. Hope this helps.

Posh

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