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I have a gateway desktop serial #00301134950. I have 260 resitry prombles and i am trying to down load norton anti virsor and it keeps asking for windows xp servies pack 2. I am having troble down loading it, it gose to 11% and stops

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Go to download.com and download AVAST and see if this helps.
It is free and it is one of the best with one of the highest ratings.

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Try to download it from internet cafe and save it to your usb drive. and install it in your computer. i guess this will help.

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Computer began acting up as soon as norton anti-virus trial ran out then i installed avg virius protection software and it wont let me delete virus causing files or infected files how do i fix this?


well download the latest ver of avg or any anti virus.paid anti virus work better then a free one.
be sure you have uninstalled the previous anti virus.
if send what problems you are facing. i help better

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Ive got norton anti virus but its not workin there is a systamatic error?


dont use norton un install it find another anti virus try avg 7.5 version
its more easy to use and it do more than norton slow things down.

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Everything that I go to this keeps popping up RUNDLL Error loading C:/Windows system 32/_c00F3AO.dat %1 is not valid Win 32 application


this sounds like a classic case of spyware in your computer. you need to install an anti virus spyware package, e.g. norton antivirus. once installed run an anti virus scan and spyware scan it should solve your problem.

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Cant get norton away from my screen i also have tried to put it back on as i was with avast and was told to take norton off as it slows down the computer i tried putting norton back on and now having...


hello., 
         Uninstall norton or avast completely.... dont run two anti virus at a same time., it will reduce your system performance... 

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I got free norton trial with new laptop, about to expire so yesterday I ordered,as recomended, extended download service,norton internet security subscription and norton SystemWorks basic edition upgrade....


Chances are, the software that is already in your computer will be able to connect to its website and after entering an authorization code provided to you when you ordered it, the software should update itself. Otherwise, contact Norton's website directly.

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My computer wont let me down load the norton anti virus,says i need an xp2 link,????


goto microsoft website and search for windows xp service pack2 and download it and install then try again for norton antivirus.

good luck

Jul 08, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have purchased the norton 360 on line but unable to secure the other 2 computers at home with this as it only down load on the one. Please advise. Thanks Grace


be sure that you purchased the anti virus software which you can use on authentic serial key into several PC..

It is possible that your Norton 360 only works in single workstation.

Kindly post back and I'm glad to hear more info from you..

Hope this give you initial help on the problem.

May 08, 2008 | PC Desktops

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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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