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Norton installation: temporary files ask for execution permission

I click on the Norton installation file and no “Windows user account control” pops up, instead a Norton installation windows starts and displays that product is downloading. After a while “windows ...
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How to restore an old Windows 7 Norton backup from 2008 or 2009 on a modern PC?

While looking through some old files recently on some external hard drives, I came across an old Windows laptop backup set, I think done by Norton Backup (judging by the folder it was in), and I would ...
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Fully uninstall Norton from mac

Ok, I made a huge mistake: I put Norton onto my mac and now I cannot get rid of it! System: macOS Catalina 10.15.7 I tried: Drag app icons to trash and select "uninstall" Run Norton's ...
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Windows defender flags an app but Norton says it's fine

I'm trying to download Lychee Slicer from Mango3D.io. I followed their suggestion by telling windows defender to allow it to download. Then I scanned it with Norton. Norton said both the website ...
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How to get around Norton ConnectSafe blocking a site that is known to be safe?

I've never installed Norton ConnectSafe, but it's still preventing me from accessing www.sfml-dev.org. I know this site is safe because it is the distributor of the commonly used SFML library for C++. ...
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Norton Internet Security on my Windows 7 system is blocking xxd

xdd is part of Vim, and Norton seems to be blocking it on my Windows 7 computer. How do I work around this? Should I be concerned?
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Norton always blocking my Firefox

I use Norton Internet Security and while browsing with Firefox in some sites I get message dialog from Norton say Firefox is attempting to listen for connections from other computers !! and page does ...
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Prevent Norton from deleting downloaded files

I am trying to download a file to a Windows 10 machine, but Norton keeps on deleting it! See first screen shot. I've read articles about creating an "excluded folder" or sending Norton confirmation ...
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Can't close Norton popup window when installing Shockwave player

When trying to install Adobe Shockwave Player, a popup window appears asking to install Norton Security Scan. Since there is no usable "Agree" or "OK" or whatever button to make a choice and close ...
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What is the difference between Norton Internet Security (2014 and earlier) and the new Norton Security?

Symantec recently released a new product called Norton Security, which seems to be the successor to Norton Internet Security, but I need help understanding the differences between these products and ...
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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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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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Uninstall Pre-installed Norton Internet Security, And Enable Windows Defender? [closed]

I recently purchased a Windows 8 computer, and Norton Internet Security came preloaded as a trial-ware. Now that the trial is finished, I want to enable Windows defender, and delete Norton Internet ...
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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 anti-...
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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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Disable Norton Idle-time Scan Notification Pop-up?

I recently updated to Norton Internet Security v.19.7.1.5. Anytime the computer is idle, like when I am watching a video, this notification pops-up from the lower right corner. I did some research, ...
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“symtdi.sys” Is Causing Blue-screen After Upgrading To Norton Internet Security 2012?

I've just updated a Windows Vista machine to Service Pack 1. Subsequently, I upgraded the previously disabled Norton Internet Security 7 (expired) to Norton Internet Security 2012. On reboot I get a ...
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Norton Internet Security Has Removed All The Shortcuts From My Start Menu?

First the Start Menu shortcuts were there, and then they disappeared. I'm using Norton Internet Security 18.6.0.29. I'm wondering if anyone else has this problem; perhaps it's a setting somewhere in ...
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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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Is Norton Safe Web tracking my browsing?

My new computer came with Norton Internet Security 2011, which comes with Norton Safe Web. I installed Firefox 4, which is showing a Norton toolbar, and now I'm seeing Norton ratings on each page I ...
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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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Norton Internet Security 2011 Beta Affecting Localhost Performance?

I don't know why, but after I installed Norton Internet Security 2011 beta, the PHP scripts that I'm working on in WampServer became painfully slow. How can I fix this?
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Windows 7 System hangs at login screen

After I fixed a boot problem ( 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 login screen, i.e. where I was ...
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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 ...