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Registered: ‎08-30-2008

Norton Confidential Keeps Crashing

I have noticed in Google Chrome that Norton Confidential keeps crashing.  I am constantly getting the following message:


The following plug-in is unresponsive: Unknown

Would you like to stop it?


The after I click on yes I get the following yellow bar at the top of the window:


The following plug-in has crashed: Norton Confidential


What is Norton Confidential and why is it only crashing in Google Chrome.  I don't have this thing crashing in Internet Explorer.  What is the issue and how do I fix it.  I have the most current stable version of Google Chrome Installed and Norton is up to date (version  I also have no other issues with Windows since I recently had to format the hard drive and reinstall the OS and have all Windows Updates installed if any of this helps.

Main System: MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.7.4/ Microsoft Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
Secondary Systems: HP dv6500t Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86/HP dv7-1275dx Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 x64
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Re: Norton Confidential Keeps Crashing

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Hi SthrnDixieCwgrl,


This is a known issue arising from an unfixed flaw in the Chrome browser.  There is already a lengthy thread on this topic (this thread may get moved there, too) but the following post sums up the situation:

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NIS 2012 has Norton Confidential?