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My Norton Internet Anti Virus is all haywire, what is happening? Somewhere I saw that my Anti Virus Protection has expired. IMy email address is priscillay16@yahoo. com

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.well if it has expired then you have to renew it. Yearly! It's best to by the software yourself once and for all.
Norton is a very big program taking a lot of system resources. I've had many complaints on it and removing it manually is a real mission. It takes control of the computer. But if you are happy with it and it works for you go with it and try to buy the actual program CD.
Also keep in mind you can't have more than one antivirus at the same time, without causing a conflict sooner or later.

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