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Every time I want to print something out I have to disable Norton Internet Security and Norton Anti Virus Auto-Protect this has only happened since I purchased a Lexmark 2500 Printer in August 2007

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Chekc your sys with antivirus i thnk your printer driver files are infected.
uninstall and install again

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I want to cancel my norton


When you sign up for Norton, Symantec puts you in their 'Automatic Renewal service', every year they'll bill you to use their anti-virus product.

You should call customer support @ 1-800-745-6034 and ask for a refund if you no longer want to use the product.

If you want to continue using the product, but just disable the auto-renewal service:

1. Sign into you Norton Account :
https://account.norton.com/amsweb/default.do
2. Click Automatic Renewal
3. Click Off
4. You'll get a prompt, then click Confirm 'Turn Off''

Jan 06, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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A Brief History of Norton Anti-virus


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.

on Mar 17, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Different types of Anti-virus software


<p>There are many different types companies, who create different anti-virus software. One of the most popular companies is Symantec Corporation. Symantec has its own products like Symantec Anti-virus, Symantec internet security, Symantec also have another anti-virus products called Norton. Symantec launched various versions of its products and till now, the latest version of Symantec Corporation is Norton Internet Security 2011. 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 anti-virus can be listed as an oldest anti-virus program. The initial version of Norton commander was called vdos with a slandered interface for dos, for initial virus protection.<br /> <p> <br> <p>Compared to other anti-virus software, Norton provides in-built firewall software, e-mail scanner, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware, anti-virus. Some newer options released like Sonar protection, file insight, threat insight, insight network etc. It is fast and compatible with vista like operating systems.<br> <p> <br> <p>Other popular companies are McAfee, which provides anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall software like features and PC utilities, like QuickClean tool, defragmenter and file shredder, which lets you permanently delete sensitive files in a manner that they can't be recovered. Protection software is Kaspersky; it also provides anti-spyware, anti-virus and firewall software. One very unique feature of Kaspersky is the virtual keyboard; this small application lets you input sensitive information like credit card number, password in online without worrying about keyloggers or hackers.<br> <p> <br> <p>Many other anti-virus software have been uses, like ESENT Webrot, NOD32, QuickHeal, AVG, AVAST anti-virus etc. you can also download free versions of anti-virus from online. Whichever anti-virus you're using make sure one thing that you have to update it regularly to protect your computer.

on Mar 13, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I want ot download norton antivirus for free for trial period please guid me how to download this anti virus


http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/definitions/download/detail.jsp?gid=n95
go to link above to download norton anti virus
after download double click the installer then follow the installation instruction until finish
and norton antivirus will protect your computer from virus

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Feb 14, 2011 | Norton Internet Security 2010 Antivirus +...

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My norton had about to expired soon. i had no money to purchase that so i was looking for free activation of my norton anti virus...could you help me to fixed my problem?


The only answer to your problem is to disable Norton and install a free anti virus program. Yes, go for AVG free version from www.download.com. It is very good. I have been using it for over ten yrs and am satisfied with it. You can revert to Norton when you have the money for it.

Mar 09, 2010 | Norton Internet Security 2005...

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Do I need a Norton-type security for my laptop, or is AVG sufficient ?


Hi,
AVG is more than sufficient for a home computer.
Norton takes quite a lot of system resources and slows computers down dramatically. AVG on the other hand uses 2/3rds less resources than Norton and is just as good.


Reagrds.

Sep 14, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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How to enable auto Protect in Symantic anivirus 2006


want to turn on Auto-Protect permanently
1 Start Norton AntiVirus. If Norton AntiVirus is part of Norton SystemWorks or Norton Internet Security, then start that program. 2 Click Options. 3 In the left pane, click Auto-Protect. 4 In the right pane, check Enable Auto-Protect and Start Auto-Protect when Windows starts up (recommended). 5 Under "Select the duration," select Permanently from the drop-down menu. 6 Click OK. 7 Exit Norton AntiVirus. 8 Restart the computer.


Dec 30, 2008 | Symantec AntiVirus 10.0 with Groupware...

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Please completley remove the norton security from my computer...trying to run something comcst says you need to do something to rmove it...please do asap ...thank you


Go into Control Panel, then Add/Remove Programs. Wait for the list of all programs to load up.

Go down through the list and look for Norton Internet Security. Remove it. It will take a very long time, sometimes 1/2 hour or more depending on speed of computer. Reboot the computer after it has been removed, especially if/when it asks you to reboot after the process.

After rebooting, go back into Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs. Look for Symantec or Norton's Live Update, remove that as well. Also remove any other Symantec/Norton Anti-Virus or Internet Security programs as well. Then reboot the computer again.

Your computer should be much, much faster now. So now you need a new Anti-Virus program...

I've found in my experience that Norton and McAfee do more damage to some computers than good, besides the fact that they are severely over-priced. I would NEVER install either Norton (Symantec) or McAfee on anyone's computer. Matter of fact, I just had to remove Norton 2008 from a lady's computer today, an old Dell 2400 because her system was too old and slow to run new Norton.

My suggestions for much better anti-virus would be...

- Kaspersky Anti-Virus (search for it on Google, etc)

- Trend Micro PC-Cillin Anti-Virus (search for it on Google, etc)

- AVG Free Anti-Virus at http://free.grisoft.com, they also have more elaborate versions with more protection for a cost.

I personally use AVG on my computers, and my family does as well. It's very effective and gets out viruses that even Norton cannot remove.

Mar 12, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I have Norton Internet Security..the anti-virus problem


Download this program ( NORTON REMOVER ) and uninstall completlly...
Rebot you'r pc

Install it again

DONE

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