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How does uninstalling Norton affect quarantined viruses?
I am using Windows XP.
My question is if I uninstall Norton Antivirus 2010 using add/remove programs, will the viruses in quarantine be released and affect my computer?
I have always used Norton Antivirus and buy it every year and I keep it up to date. I have always just put in the latest disk and "updated" or let the disk remove what it wants of the old version and install the latest version.
Lately I have had some issues that I attibute to Norton, so I wanted to do a removal of the 2010 version and clean install of the latest 2011 version.
My 2010 version expires on Tuesday and I have 2011 disk ready to go, just want to know if the quarantined items will be set free to infect my PC between the time I uninstall and the time I install the AV protection.
Thanks for your help!