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Have no problem yet ,but i have norton internet security 2007 ,will run out and wife baught 2008 new norton Antivirus and antispyware. Do i uninstall old 2007 and install 2008? please help i don want to screw this up., name bw Reves E-mail bwhacksaw@yahoo.com also e-mail address at breves@msdeltawireless.com eather one is ok. thank you Waiting for your responce

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  • bwhacksaw Jul 14, 2008

    Have not done a thing yet ,will make sure i don`t screw it up my Norton Internet Security 2007 is about to run out do i let it run out and then install the new 2008 Norton Antivirus?

    OR ? Do i uninstall 2007 and install 2008 Norton Antivirus with Antispyware?

    Which do i do? to be safer with. not a guro so danger to my computer? lol

    thanks

    bw

    e-mail bwhacksaw@yahoo.xcom

  • bwhacksaw Jul 14, 2008

    Have not done a thing yet ,will make sure i don`t screw it up my Norton Internet Security 2007 is about to run out do i let it run out and then install the new 2008 Norton Antivirus?

    OR ? Do i uninstall 2007 and install 2008 Norton Antivirus with Antispyware?

    Which do i do? to be safer with. not a guro so danger to my computer? lol

    thanks

    bw

    e-mail bwhacksaw@yahoo.xcom

  • bwhacksaw Jul 14, 2008

    Have not done a thing yet ,will make sure i don`t screw it up my Norton Internet Security 2007 is about to run out do i let it run out and then install the new 2008 Norton Antivirus?

    OR ? Do i uninstall 2007 and install 2008 Norton Antivirus with Antispyware?

    Which do i do? to be safer with. not a guro so danger to my computer? lol

    thanks

    bw

    e-mail bwhacksaw@yahoo.xcom

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The best thing to do is to uninstall the old one and install the new one. That avoids any headaches and conflicts.

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You can go to this link

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2007080716240739?Open&docid=2005033108162039&nsf=tsgeninfo.nsf&view=docid

Download this file and save it on desktop.

once you have downloaded it you need to Double click on it and run it. It will uninstall all the Norton from your computer and Then you can Install the Norton 2008. this the best way to do it.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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