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Installed Norton on another PC now PC is running extremly slowly

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Hi rededdie;

Norton eats a lot of PC resources that is why your computer is running slow. you might want to try another antivirus.

Both Norton and Mcafee eats a lot of resources

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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PC has gotten very slow


You should search Google for Norton Removal Tool and run it or you can also download Revo Uninstaller to do the same. Also you may already be infected so make sure the system is cleaned up.

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Feb 04, 2014 | HP Pavilion a450n PC Desktop

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How To Completely Remove All Norton Products


Use the Norton Removal Tool to remove a failed installation or a damaged Norton product. Note: The Norton Removal Tool uninstalls all Norton 2003 and later products, Norton 360, and Norton SystemWorks 12.0 from your computer. If you use ACT! or WinFAX, back up those databases before you proceed.

You may need your Product Key if you plan to reinstall your Norton product.
Click here for help finding your Product Key.

Completely Remove All Norton Products
  1. Download the Norton Removal Tool.
  2. Close all programs and run the Norton Removal Tool.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Restart the computer if asked.

on Feb 20, 2011 | PC Desktops

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How to remove a virus/spyware infection off your PC


I remove viruses for a living and I wanted to share the ways that I remove and protect a PC from future infections.

I have learned that 95% of all computers have some form of anti-virus or anti-spyware preinstalled on the hard drive. 100% of the time it is trial subscription. Which means it will only last 30-60 days. If you do not renew your subscription your PC will eventually become infected.

Here is my plan of action.
1. Go to the control panel and chose software programs. This will show you what is installed. Look for Norton Anti-Virus or Live Update. Norton is the most common installed piece of software that I run into, so let's focus on Norton. If Norton Anti-Virus is not removed completely it will slow down your computer. It will cause your computer to become infected. It will cause blue screens. Believe me I know and I have cleaned hundreds of PCs'.
2. In order to completely remove Norton off your PC. You need click here. This will take you to the Norton uninstall utility page. Pick the version that you have and run it. Reboot your PC. Make sure Norton is removed by checking into the control panel and then go to program icon. This will bring up a list of programs that currently are installed on your PC. Make sure Norton or Live Update is not present. If it is highlight it and click on remove.
3. Now you need to download Malwarebytes, click here.
This is a FREE tool that will remove almost any infections that are out there and may be out there. I only use the FREE version and it has created a lot of business for me. Run it and make sure you update it. Then do a scan. A quick scan works most of the time. If any infections are found, just remove and reboot your PC. You should be virus free. If this does not work boot to safe mode and run Malwarebytes again. Your PC should be clean.
4. Now you need good Anti-Virus. I recommend Avast. Again the Free Home version works for me. If you really need the protection go for the Pro version. Click here for a Free home version of Avast. Install, register and reboot. Your PC is clean and you are now protected.

Check out my short video for more info. Click
Enjoy
R. Walker Sr.



on Mar 27, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Computer running really slowly


run the defragmentor...try uninstalling unwanted applications and softwares..make sure you use only original antivirus software and get your desktop cleaned..

May 22, 2009 | Evesham Axis PC Desktop

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I am attempting to install Norton Internet Security 2009. My McAfee Internet Security 2008 runs out in two days. Norton has indicated that I will have to remove an amount of existing programmes (about 20!)...


Norton will not replace the programs.

As long as you have the program disc, just re-install them after installing Norton.

Back up all data (saved documents) first.

Nov 27, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Cannot manage to load norton security programme


hi there,

although, not specified what you did but i presume 2 actions:

1. Running the program and cannot be completely loaded, it means that there's a program that block your Norton Internet Security 2008 to run, and that might be a Virus or Trojan. or someone is hacking in your pc (might be). and this will happen, if your Norton Internet Security 2008 is not updated and/or you install an internet plug ins in some of your visited website and through that plug ins the website administrator has a link in your pc to access, but not all.

solution: try to uninstall and fresh install your Norton Internet Security 2008 but before you do that make sure that you have a supported docs like cd key and response code from Norton if any, to successfully install your anti virus. and before you install, unplug your connection from internet (install offline, after installation, update it and scan your pc).

2. you install your Norton Internet Security 2008 and cannot be completely loaded, it means that Norton program is corrupted. please have a fresh copy in cd if any and install it.



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Questionable UPDATE install on PC


Not sure what the update could be, but to very its not a virus, try this FREE online tool. It is EXTREMELY good and removes viruses and malware that even Norton cannot. Remember to do a full system scan. May take a while, but is well worth it:
http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/

Hope that helps! Should you have any further questions,please feel free to post them here.

P.S. – I would greatly appreciate a FixYa!rating if the solution I provided fixed or helped you resolve your problem.

Thank you for using FIXYA!

Cheers!
IrishDruid

Oct 30, 2008 | Sony VAIO PCV-RS312V PC Desktop

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Replacing new security protection


Yes.

The best way to do so is to download the Norton Removal Tool.

Here's a link:

Norton Removal Tool

Select the version (year) you have.

Save it to your desktop. When the download is complete, run (doubleclick) the program on your desktop.

Then install the new software.

Oct 22, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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I purchased Norton through BT on a monthly basis and I got HomeHub and it installed fine. I had to do a Factory reset on computer to clear Trojans and delete problems with uninstalled programs but when I...


Dear Sir,

Generally, if Norton is installed once & uninstalled. It won't allow you to install again. Simple solution is to get the Norton Complete Remover from Norton website available as a free program to tackle these type of situation.

After you run the complete uninstaller, you can once again install norton your system.

Check on Norton website or else write to me, I will give you the link to download from..

Jun 25, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Want to delete Norton 2007 Internet Security


Click HERE to get the Norton Removal Tool




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