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I purose Norton 360 02 and I am having trouble installing it on my computer. When I use teh CD it begins to install the program and the stops saying it can't a file, something like msi. I don't know what this means and the Norton website has not been helpful.

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Hello,

I would suggest removing ALL detected Norton and Symantec products with the Norton Removal Tool for Norton 360 found here.

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2007080716223439?Open&docid=2005033108162039&nsf=tsgeninfo.nsf&view=docid

After the uninstall of all Norton and Symantec programs you will also want to download the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility found here. The download link is at the bottom of the More Information section,

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301

After the utility is installed and ran you will want to remove all Norton and Symantec programs listed in the removal list.

After you remove the programs and restart you should be able to reinstall the Norton 360 program.

I hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

Thanks

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

  • S C Aug 30, 2008

    Hello,



    Im sorry that didnt work for you, What error did you receive when you tried to reinstall Norton 360?



    Thanks

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