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windows defender “device disabled”

I'm using windows 10 with symantec endpoint, in the last week the defender suddenly started to "pop up" with the alert that the device is disabled and that there are issues with the symantec EP. this ...
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Windows 10 Updates Fail due to hidden remnants for Symantec Endpoint

I have tried all Uninstall options for Symantec Endpoint. I even received limited help from Symantec, but all Updates for Windows 10 fail and I am asked to Uninstall Endpoint. I cannot locate any of ...
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Symantec Blocking port scan

I have two Workstation* connect through network , and share one local printer one both of them working with Symantec antivirus version 12 , repeatably the Symantec antivirus shows port scan ...
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Symantec Firewall policy/rules configuration (unmanaged)

Im former Eset product user. when use Eset firewall as "Policy Based" mode. then without create rule any application/system processes not connect internet however since i use Symantec endpoint ...
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How do I shrink an encrypted Symantec partition?

I have to install Symantec Encrpytion on my primary hard-drive due to work. It's so slow. I am so sick of my machine stalling every 2-3 seconds. It is a high-end laptop. It should not behave this way....
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Export Archived Emails from Enterprise Vault

I am working in an company that uses Microsoft Exchange as email server and Symantec Enterprise Vault for Email Archiving. I want to export all my emails to a .PST file. However, only non archived ...
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Backup Exec 2014 & LTO5 compression not working

I have Backup Exec 2014 (14.1 Rev 1786 64 bit)version installed on Windows 208 R2. IBM LTO5 (IBM ULT3580-HH5) standalone tape drive is attached. Hardware compression is enabled in storage ...
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SEP: Excluding files/folders from scheduled scans

I am trying to exclude files/folders from scheduled scans to prevent them from being locked (as described in my previous post). So I've carefully followed instructions from here: How to set up ...
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Cannot update Windows 10 due to Symantec Endpoint protection

I am trying to update Windows 10 "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607." The update failed due to the error "These programs need to be uninstalled because they aren't compatible with the upgrade ...
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XLSX files corrupted during encryption

I have a vendor encrypting an xlsx file using McAfee E-Business server with PGP version 7.1.1 using the following command: pgp --encrypt --sign --user ${vendorpgpkey} --passphrase InputFilename --...
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Antivirus (Symantec) is re-quarantining files in the quarantine folder

Since yesterday I am getting constant notifications of threats Symantec is finding, except they are all in the quarantine folder. They are then "moved" to the quarantine folder, and then again I get ...
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Receiving Spam emails from my Own Email address in Lotus Domino

I am running IBM Lotus Domino Email Server with Symantec Premium Antispam. From past few days, I am receiving SPAM emails that pretend to coming from my own email address. example my email is JOHN@...
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Backup to NAS or Cloud

Currently, we backup for all the servers daily using Symmetric Backup Executive 10D to a tape drive. But now, we're considering changing the backup to either NAS or to cloud storage since the tape ...
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java.exe heavy reading of symantec virus definition

I've noticed that a java application (IBM Webpsphere) is running slower than it used to be and doing a lot of IO. When I opened process monitor I saw a weird behavior: it was reading Symantec virus ...
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How to overcome antivirus false positive error

We develop software which will upload the files to a website. We are facing the false positive error from different antivirus vendors. We have update file, downloader exe(which download the files from ...
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Cannot Access My Computer Over LAN

I cannot even ping my computer from another device inside LAN. I've tried the followings: Turned on Network Discovery, File&Printer Sharing, Folder Sharing from Network and Sharing Center Created ...
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How did Symantec get a certificate on my laptop?

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 5559 and I immediately proceeded to switch the hard drive for a fast SSD and install Windows 10 Pro from an ISO downloaded from Microsoft. Since almost everything is ...
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Backup Exec - 'Please Insert Overwriteable Media'

Now this may sound like a simple problem but I have been wrestling it for the last few weeks now. Other than our main problem here, which is 'still using tape backups in 2015', I've been struggling to ...
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MS Access won't connect to linked Visual Fox Pro after Symantec Endpoint Update

We have an end user used MS-Access database which connects to a Visual Fox Pro directory of .dbf files via linked tables and an ODBC DSN. This worked fine until Symantec Endpoint Protection installed ...
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Update Symantec Definitions in Deep Freeze

I've tried every combination of things I can think of to update the Symantec Endpoint Protection definitions in Deep Freeze 8. I have created a Batch file task to run the following command at a ...
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Symantec endpoint causing hang-ups

My Toshibea latptop overheats (gets up to 92 degrees Farenheit -- CORRECTION CELSIUS) whenever a Symantect full scan takes place. suggestions? Should I open up the back and try to clean the fan? ...
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How to disable bash drivers in windows 8.1?

I'm trying to follow these instructions to stop Bash Driver BHDrvx86 or BHDdrvx64, but device manager in Windows 8.1 no longer displays non plug and play drivers (such as the Bash drivers), even as a ...
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Possible to Load/Unload DiskDrive Filter Driver On-The-Fly Without Restarting?

As the title implies, I want to know if I can load or unload a diskdrive filter driver without restarting the machine and have the change take effect immediately. I'm doing this in a WinPE ...
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MDT 2012 : Install Symantec EP 12.1 with Sylink

I want to deploy Symantec EP 12.1 with MDT 2012, but i have some query as We have two different sylink for Desktop and Laptop users, now whenever I deploy Symantec I can update only 1 sylink which is ...
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Outlook 2007 + Symantec Enterprise Vault: saving copy of email does not maintain the original received date

At my employer we use Outlook 2007 + Symantec Enterprise Vault for archiving. Messages older than 30 days are automatically archived, until 6 months and then they are deleted if not marked with the ...
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Need help :Drive missing (E: & F:) after the reboot on windows7

i am getting similar issue described in below link: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/drive-missing-d-f-g-after-reboot-windows-7-pgp I did a shrink on the C: drive, and created new volumes (E, ...
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Create Windows Shortcut to Launch Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 LiveUpdate

I previously used LUALL.exe to launch an older version of Symantec Endpoint protection, but that is now gone in version 12.1. The tool can still be opened from within the Symantec software, but I am ...
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Installing Antivirus on Hyper-V Guest and Host Systems [duplicate]

I have one physical server which runs two Hyper-V Servers. One is for SQL Server and the other is Domain Controller. I want to install Antivirus on these servers with exclusions added. Is it ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL https://pypi.python....
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locale.exe and tzset.exe trojans in Cygwin

I was updating wget this morning and Symantec notified me of trojans detected in locale.exe and tzset.exe Does this mean my cygwin installation is infected?
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Deploy 3rd party Apps via Microsoft Deployment ToolKit

I want to deploy an image containing Windows 7 x64, Office 2010 Professional Plus x86, Java, Adobe Reader and Flash player and SEP Client. I've made successfully an image containing Windows 7 x64, ...
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Why is csrss.exe and ccsvchst.exe thrashing my hard drive for up to 45 minutes at a time?

As of the past couple months, I have been the victim of serious hard drive thrashing from csrss.exe and ccsvchst.exe. Together, these two processes completely commandeer my PC, making it practically ...
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Does one stop error warrant reimaging a machine?

I was setting up a Thinkpad W530 from a Windows 7 image and unexpectedly got the blue screen of death. Two main points the message red: DRIVER_NOT_LESS_OR_EQAUL and Teefer3.sys. Does anyone have any ...
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UNIX Scripting Possibilities

Need a small help to understand if a task can be accomplished using UNIX script. Situation: Symantec Endpoint Encryption when installed on Mac, a manual intervention is required where a technician ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection disk space

On a Windows SBS 2008 server we have Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installed (version 12.1.671.4971). Also, the Symantec Endpoint Protection client is installed on the server (same version). ...
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Running SSR backup to NAS

I am having an issue running a SSR backup to a networked NAS. When using the backup wizard to define the new location, it does not see the drive. Any suggestions? Just FYI, using Windows Server 2008 ...
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Not able to install SEP in XP [closed]

Whenever I attempted an install setup is automatically closed in task manager. I think some error occurs in registry but I don't have any registry cleaner. Please advise me of a free registry cleaner
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How to clear Symantec Endpoint Protection logs

In Symantec Endpoint Protection, I want all the logs to be cleared. E.g., in Antivirus and Antispyware Protection Logs, and Risk Log tab, when I select an item and click either Clean or Delete, I got ...
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How do I update Symantec Endpoint Protection offline [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updating Symantec Enpoint Protection's Proactive Threat Protection Without an Internet Connection I occasionally come across computers that will never be connected to the ...
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Are all of these antivirus programs really needed?

My English classroom has a lot of computers, all of which are very slow due to not being maintained and old, outdated software... or even software that is redundant. One of the computers has three ...
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Upgrade Symantec EndPoint 2011 Or Use Something Else? [closed]

I have got laptop with IT edition of Symantec and it slows my computer down. It constantly bugs me about .TMP files in temporary directory thinking it is a virus. It slows down laptop. Is it better ...
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Removing leftovers from Symantec uninstallation

I have uninstalled Symantec a long time ago, but there are still some leftovers remaining. Every time I start my computer, some dialogs will pop up and it's annoying. There is no uninstallation ...
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symantec gost solution suite 2.5 doesn't work when making or deploying an image to or from a dell t7500

I have a Windows 7 machine with Symantec Ghost solutions suite 2.5 which works fine when backing up or restoring a ghost image to or from let’s say a Dell Optiplex 760 Win 7 enterprise x64, but it ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection (smc.exe) Performance Problems

I am having problems on my Laptop with Symantec, its a very strange problem - Interface lags, and mouse is jerky at almost random time intervals. I did a bit of digging and it seems that no matter ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 Issues

SEP 11 is preventing me from using a couple of utilities on a Windows 2008 R2 64 bit server. Mainly Broadcom NIC utility for NIC teaming. I find if I configure the server the way I want and then ...
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How do I kill Symantec Endpoint Protection?

I would like to disable Symantec endpoint protection active scan, I am not able to find the pid nor the right task to end in taskmanager. I am using Visual studio 08 with c++ and windows server. ...
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symantec antivirus on client side

I have a problem with symantec anti virus on client side installation. I have XP operating system on my comp. I had a Norton anti virus with license version but last one month, it has been expired ...
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Is there a replacement for now discontinued Symantec Corporate AntiVirus software? [closed]

I have been using Symantec Corporate AntiVirus for a few years and I'm very happy with it. I am now reinstalling my system, and I went to the Symantec site to check for the new release, but I see that ...
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Updating Symantec Enpoint Protection's Proactive Threat Protection Without an Internet Connection

I have a computer that is not connected to the Internet. I update Symantec Endpoint Protection's Antivirus and Antispyware Protection manually. The Proactive Threat Protection always says "Waiting ...
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Windows 7 Symantec Endpoint Protection Problem

In my company, we use symantec endpoint prodection. But i have an update problem like this. How can i solve it? Can Windows 7 block symantec update?