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@hvgsel -

@hvgsel- Thanks for the reply. I do not have any apps installed on this system aside from MS Office 2016 and Firefox (latest revision.) Yesterday, I booted the system and to my surprise, all is working properly at the moment. There is something elusive to ...
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12-Oct-2018 | 10:40AM
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Spoke with Norton Technical

Spoke with Norton Technical Support. They had me do another <sigh> RnR and then give me the direct latest NS link to download and install. Auto-Protect disabled itself again after I deliberately decided to halt Auto-Protect. Could not re-enable it. ...
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11-Oct-2018 | 2:28PM
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@SoulAsylum -

@SoulAsylum- Bit confused here. I don't use VeraCrypt or BitLocker. This same system was re-imaged with Factory Defaults after a specific use. No alteration was made to the BIOS- just a Dell standard Factory Restore. I think we should bring in some e ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 3:03PM
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As the sole user, I am the

As the sole user, I am the (default) Admin, correct? I never had this problem before. Upsetting. ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 2:02PM
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I don't use VeraCrypt

Thanks for posting my image. I don't use VeraCrypt containers or OneDrive at this time. The system is barely staged. However, the timing of that post is interesting- perhaps something questionable was pushed as an Norton update? Or even Windows 10 Pr ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 1:55PM
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I will call support and have

I will call support and have them come into my system, with close observation and will post back. If anyone has any idea, please let me in on it. Why is the image moderation taking so long after 30 of my clean posts? Thanks! ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 1:48PM
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Think we need a support

Think we need a support engineer here, right? Perhaps someone will chime in with a fresh look. I truly appreciate your help but this is a crazy situation, starting two days ago. Perhaps the new update for NS? IMHO, no setting should be disabled by itself, ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 1:44PM
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Norton Insight Scan more than

Norton Insight Scan more than 91% Trusted. Did Quick Scan, as well without result. Under advanced note this- Ideas? ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 1:32PM
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@bjm_

@bjm_ I do see that text on the bottom and rebooted without success. The grey areas of your screen are still solid green on mine. So in each tab in that above section, I set back to defaults, one at a time, looking for the "right-click" menu to ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 1:16PM
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Why is "Disable Auto-Protect" greyed out? Strange.

Hi. I'm using NS version 22.16.0.247 and have noticed something strange since a fresh install on a Windows 10 Pro x64 System. When I right click on the NS icon in the tray table,  "Disable Auto-Protect" is greyed out. I used the Norton RnR ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 11:12AM
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How to migrate from NIS to NS?

Hi all- I have a computer running NS and another running NIS. How can I easily convert the system running NIS to NS to keep things consistent? TIA EN:) I need a solution. ...
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24-Jun-2018 | 8:53PM
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How do I exclude a drive from all scans and protections?

Hi There. Just bought a new W10 Pro computer with an SSD as the C (OS) drive and a HDD as the D (Data) drive. I want to configure NS to completely exclude the D drive from all scans and protections, like Sonar, Auto-Protect. Don't want NS to touch th ...
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24-Jun-2018 | 3:41PM
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Which is better for Win 10 Pro- NIS or NSBU?

Hi there: I will finally be migrating to Windows 10 Pro and I wonder which product is going to be the best solution for me. Currently, I have both NIS and NSBU. Looking at many of the threads here, it appears to be a toss-up. So that's my dilemma. An ...
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31-May-2018 | 7:37PM
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Well...

Well... I found this: https://us.norton.com/norton-security-antivirus So the real difference is bells and whistles. I will ask Customer Service to convert my existing NIS to NS as a courtesy. Symantec should automatically migrate people who still have unu ...
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04-Jun-2018 | 10:30AM
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Thanks to all!

Thanks to all! ...
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31-Jul-2018 | 10:17AM
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@SoulAsylum -

@SoulAsylum- Sorry for my delayed response. Your post is well taken but I want to know how NS fits in this scheme. NS is not just AV but a FW as well, so it's a bit complicated and needs a through explanation. Perhaps someone from Symantec can also p ...
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30-Jul-2018 | 7:32AM
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What happens to Windows Defender with NS on W10?

Hello. I'm a bit confused. When I install NS on Windows 10 Pro, is Windows Defender still operational or does NS turn it off? I still see a Windows Defender icon in my Taskbar and the Smart Screen is still working. I always thought that NS controls e ...
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27-Jul-2018 | 3:51PM
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Hello, SendOfJive -

Hello, SendOfJive- Might both be running? Attached is the System Tray in my W10 Pro with an odd exclamation mark in a yellow triangle. When I click on it, everything shows green... and when I check here... and... Any idea to what the problem might be? The ...
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19-Jul-2018 | 10:38PM
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How do I disable/uninstall Windows Defender in W10 Pro?

Hi there! I noticed that since NSBU was installed on my W10 Pro computer, Windows Defender has been running along with it. Is this normal? (I think no.) If not, please tell me how to disable or uninstall it. Many thanks, EN:) I need a solution. 1 532 045 ...
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19-Jul-2018 | 5:16PM
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Hi peterweb -

Hi peterweb- Brilliantly presented. Thank you for taking the time to do this! I was basically on the right track but had to be sure. Kudos and Solution given! EN:) P.S. If you are copying files from an external drive to the D (HDD) drive you also need to ...
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24-Jun-2018 | 4:53PM
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Almost done, thank you!

Almost done, thank you! What would you suggest that I put on the new W10 Pro computer- NIS or NSBU? I don't need the backup. Just would like some more opinions on this. Everyone has their own preference. Thanks!:) ...
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02-Jun-2018 | 4:04PM
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Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies. If NIS and NS are so similar, why have two different products? Which is better for Windows 10, or is it a draw? I think that I am missing something here, lol.:) @F 4 E- What exactly are we backing up?;) Cheers!:) ...
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01-Jun-2018 | 10:50AM
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Anyone?

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05-Apr-2018 | 10:48AM
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Good work!

Good work! ...
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05-Apr-2018 | 8:05AM
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Administrative Settings Issue in Windows XP3 Port of NIS

I noticed something today when I was checking the Administrative Settings portion of the latest revision of NIS for Windows 7 and XP3. Notice in the provided snapshot that the Firefox Cleanup portion is disabled, yet I am using Firefox 52.7.3 (32-bit) ESR ...
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04-Apr-2018 | 11:15AM
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Good.

Good. If anyone else would like to comment, please do. I think that this thread is a wrap. There are several comments when taken in aggregate appear to answer my questions, so my thanks to all who participated! Best wishes, Earthnet ...
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03-Apr-2018 | 11:53AM
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Hi again, lmacri:

Hi again, lmacri: I verified that my Windows 7 and XP3 boxes have these (SDS) Symantec Data Scanner updates. Here is a snapshot...   However, I still don't understand which definitions are local and those that go up to the cloud (if any). Could you p ...
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03-Apr-2018 | 11:25AM
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It so happens that I am

It so happens that I am encountering the same problems on occasion as the OP. Running Windows 7 Pro and XP3 with the latest revisions of Firefox. I too, checked everything but it is at random. Hope this helps. ...
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03-Apr-2018 | 11:04AM
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Two enhancements for all versions of Norton Security

Hello community: I was doing some thinking about NS, mainly what I would like to see and came up with a couple of ideas to share: 1. I will have all my configuration data and custom rules set up for the product, but no way to import/export them to/from a ...
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03-Apr-2018 | 10:55AM
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Hello lmacri:

Hello lmacri: Your post is very interesting. I have one Win 7 and 2 XP3 boxes running the latest build of NIS and noticed that the detection notification is slower than the previous, non-22.x releases. Do you see the same thing? It's not going to mat ...
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03-Apr-2018 | 8:23AM
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