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I want to give up my Norton anti virus. How do I do that so that I don't have any remnants left over in the computer ??

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In order to remove Norton anti virus you need to download and run the Norton Removal tool. Either google Noton Removal tool or use the link below.

http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039

This is the only way to get rid of all those nasty little hooks they have into your system.

Best Wishes
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Hello alimarie919,

First...congratulations on the Norton removal!
To remove it, go to Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, scroll down until you find 'Norton's ....', and then Remove. When it asks if you would like to remove "ALL"....click 'yes'. Once that has been removed, you will need to reboot.
When the computer has restarted, go back into the Add/Remove Programs and remove all of the other programs related to *either* 'Norton's' or 'Symantec'.

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The H0033 error is a known issue, but it is nothing wrong with your software or the physical dongle !
The issue is related to the Anti-Virus/Firewall software settings in your computer. This is why it can work on one computer and doesn't work on another.
There are unfortunately a lot of different firewall software products available on the market, so it is not easy to give exact steps to correct this for each and every available product. You need to tell your Anti-Virus program to allow the software to open.

Herewith is a way to change the settings on Norton 2008. If your are using a different Anti-Virus and understand the logic behind it, you should be able to change the settings:

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1. Open Norton Internet Security 2008
2. Click on the Options link on the bottom left of the screen.
3. Click on Norton Internet Security from the drop-down list.
4. The Norton Internet Security Option screen will open.
5. Click on the Personal Firewall link on the left of the screen.
6. Click on the Program Control link.
7. Select the hasplms entry.
8. Change the Access drop-down list from Custom to Allow.
9. Click Apply then click OK.

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Hi Geoff, The H0033 error is a known issue, but it is nothing wrong with your software or the physical dongle !
The issue is related to the Anti-Virus/Firewall software settings in your computer. This is why it can work on one computer and doesn't work on another.
There are unfortunately a lot of different firewall software products available on the market, so it is not easy to give exact steps to correct this for each and every available product. You need to tell your Anti-Virus program to allow the software to open.

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Norton Internet Security 2008
1. Open Norton Internet Security 2008
2. Click on the Options link on the bottom left of the screen.
3. Click on Norton Internet Security from the drop-down list.
4. The Norton Internet Security Option screen will open.
5. Click on the Personal Firewall link on the left of the screen.
6. Click on the Program Control link.
7. Select the hasplms entry.
8. Change the Access drop-down list from Custom to Allow.
9. Click Apply then click OK.

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Please see

http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&docurl=20080710133834EN&ln=en_US

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Norton Removal Tool

And then install Norton Anti Virus 2011 and activate it with your 2008 Product Key:

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When you say you have problems with a lot of Virus then install in safe mode and do there a full scan.

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