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My computer said I turned off Norton Anti-Virus.I did not turn it off and do not know how to turn it back on.

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Go to the setings of the anti virus and turn it on from there, click on the anti virus,check on the setup then turn on. if it doesnt work, go to control panel, click on the remove or change program option, uninstal it from there then reinstal another copy

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Does SBCglobal (or AT&T) allow their customers to download Norton Anti Virus from thier website?

I know Comcast and Cox does something similar with McAfee.

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Please post which Anti Virus program you are referring to (Norton, Symantec, AVG, Avast, etc....)? As the different applications use different terminologies and knowing which one will help us help you.

At any rate I would suggest making sure your AV definitions are up to date, and if not update them. Then reboot holding the F8 key and selec "Safe Mode" when the option screen appears and press "Enter" then select your Operating system on the next screen and again press "Enter". Then select yes when the Grey pop up appears. When you see a desktop (it will look different with "Safe Mode" on all edges of the screen) you should click start, then rest over "All programs" and select your anti-virus program and run a full scan in safe mode.
I suggest this as your AV protection being turned off may suggest infection and the safe mode scan can possibly repair it.

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After i install norton antivirus protection, my computer runs very slow .can you please help?


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That is usually the case. Norton eats up a lot of resources. If it is slowing the computer too much, either uninstall it, turn off real time protection or get more RAM for your PC.

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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...


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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.

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