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Windows Explorer crashes on right click or startup

I am having problems using Windows Explorer on Windows 8. Whenever I start the program from the taskbar, it immediately crashes. However, I can gain access to it by opening it with any folder (e.g. ...
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Protect a workstation from viruses without 3rd party software

I have a Windows 7 audiostation that I want to keep uncluttered from unnecessary software. However I need an active internet connection. Anti-virus software will bring its performance down, so I ...
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System Menu's and Norton Anti-Virus

I bought a new PC the other month and it came with 60 days free Norton Internet Security software. I'm really impressed with it so far and I've usually avoided Norton at all costs in the past due to ...
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Do I need Norton Internet Security if my Windows 8 machine has Windows Defender? [closed]

I got a new Windows 8 laptop. It comes with Norton Internet Security pre-installed. Do I need this if Windows 8 comes with Windows Defender? Can I safely uninstall Norton Internet Security?
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unable to copy file to folder, permission denied without explanation

Recently Norton Internet security deleted ml.exe (an assembler I use to program in masm32) off of my computer, thinking that one of the programs I had written with it was a virus (it was most ...
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Creating a Norton Bootable Recovery Tool from within Norton Internet Security (2013)?

I have heard rumours that I can create a Norton Bootable Recovery Tool straight from within my Norton Internet Security 2013 interface/settings. Does anyone have experience in creating this & ...
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Disable Norton IS2012 from monitoring Visual Studio projects

I am currently developing a C++ application in Visual Studio and every couple of minutes I build an executable and try to run it. It takes a relatively long time and I am pretty sure it's the ...
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How to revert to older version of Norton Internet Security?

This is a follow up to my other question. Unfortunately, Norton does not allow permanent disabling of the annoying notification pop up. You can only disable it at most for a day. If this is not ...
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Malwarebytes vs Anti-Virus? [closed]

What are the differences between Malwarebytes and a premium Anti-Virus? By premium, I mean anti-virus suites that isn't free (e.g. Norton and McAfee). Better yet, what are differences between ...
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Norton Internet Security is disabled, cannot access Internet

On a client's computer running Vista x86, he installed Norton Internet Security 2011, and the Internet stopped working. I took a look, and Internet Explorer and a fresh copy of Firefox are not ...
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How to disable the Norton Internet Security Reminder without uninstall Norton completely?

With Dell's purchase I was given a subscription of Norton Internet Security Subscription for 60 days (or 3 months)... I think after 60 days, the virus DB can not be updated, but the virus scanning ...
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Norton uninstalled … now can't access the web

I went to help out with an HP PC this morning which had been running slow, but otherwise working fine. A trial of Norton Internet Security 2010 was installed on the PC, and I went to my usual routine ...
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Windows 7 System hangs at login screen

After I fixed a boot problem ( http://superuser.com/questions/113187/how-to-fix-winload-exe-is-missing-or-corrupt-issue-on-windows-7-startup ), I ran into this hang problem again. My system hanged at ...
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HTTP, HTTPS and FTP is not working but SMTP and IMAP are working

Yesterday on a computer of a friend a strange thing happened. after booting the ports for http, https and ftp are closed but e-mail is still working. in the control panel the Windows firewall seems ...