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Hi, Lionheart500. You can

Hi, Lionheart500. You can only get cover for multiple devices currently with Norton Security Premium. https://au.norton.com/norton-security-for-three-devices?inid=nortoncom_n... However, you may want to contact Support to see if they can help. http://nort ...
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21-Mar-2019 | 10:52PM
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A lot of the files seem to be

A lot of the files seem to be temporary files. I use Wise Disk Cleaner at the end of my browsing sessions, and only ever use the first 3 tabs. http://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-disk-cleaner.html ...
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19-Mar-2019 | 8:18PM
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Might be time to contact

Might be time to contact Support so they can have a look at what the issue may be. http://norton.com/chat ...
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18-Mar-2019 | 8:53PM
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Hi,techman_hou. Try disabling

Hi,techman_hou. Try disabling MalwareBytes real time protection, if that's what you have, and see if that makes a difference. MBytes SHOULD co-exist with Norton, but often doesn't. I just use the free version as a back up occasional scanner. Rea ...
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16-Mar-2019 | 7:45PM
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Have you got Fast Start Up

Have you got Fast Start Up enabled? If so, please disable it as it is known to cause issues. Try restarting, and are you trying to download Norton from your Norton Account? ...
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15-Mar-2019 | 7:47PM
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Also install UBlock Origin or

Also install UBlock Origin or Adblock Plus to help keep pop ups down. ...
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05-Mar-2019 | 8:15PM
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https://krebsonsecurity.com

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/former-russian-cybersecurity-chief-s... ...
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02-Mar-2019 | 7:19PM
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Ray,  glad all seems to be

Ray,  glad all seems to be working okay now. FWIW, when I log on I run Live Update manually, and from then on let Norton do its thing. That way, you're up to date right from logging in. ...
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27-Feb-2019 | 7:07PM
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Hi, DetroitGeek. This is an

Hi, DetroitGeek. This is an ongoing thing which usually corrects itself. Just one of those Norton quirks! ...
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26-Feb-2019 | 5:00PM
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Ray, Norton sometimes

Ray, Norton sometimes requires a full restart to update properly. Also,if you have Fast Start Up enabled, disable it as it is known to cause issues with updates. If this doesn't fix the problem, you may want to use the Norton Remove and Reinstall Too ...
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26-Feb-2019 | 4:57PM
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Mark, I agree with bjm_. It's

Mark, I agree with bjm_. It's easier to not use Backup, but use a program like Macrium Reflect which is used by many posters on this forum. You don't have to use all of Norton's features, so pick an appropriate program for your back ups. ...
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26-Feb-2019 | 4:50PM
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Sorry, have to disagree.

Sorry, have to disagree. MalwareBytes is very useful for picking up PUAS/PUPS, that Norton doesn't regard as malicious. However, given you can run a scan from time to time with MBytes FREE version, why wouldn't you? ...
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19-Feb-2019 | 6:48PM
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Hi, ColeWilliams. Go to the

Hi, ColeWilliams. Go to the main UI, and under Security > History > in the drop down menu select Live Update >More Options which will give you Advanced Details listing what types of update have been installed on the date in question.  Click on To ...
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18-Feb-2019 | 8:38PM
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It's on the website!

https://www.zdnet.com/article/its-on-the-website-how-the-internet-made-r... I do not need a solution (just sharing information). ...
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03-Feb-2019 | 6:55PM
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Hi, and welcome. It should be

Hi, and welcome. It should be safe as it's a legitimate file, but check out the info in this article. https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/173337/windows-7-consent-ex... ...
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16-Feb-2019 | 6:35PM
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@ColeWilliams. Welcome.

Welcome, ColeWilliams This can sometimes be an issue. Krusty13 one of our other Norton Gurus, has suggested that when the Apply Patch response comes up, click on Apply Later and then restart your machine. The patch is then applied on restart, and seems to ...
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15-Feb-2019 | 5:41PM
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I'm putting it down to a

I'm putting it down to a combination of machine spec, programs in use and other unknown variables! For example on my wife's phone an identical download was 6.3 MB, and on mine 3.4MB. Same program, different Android phones. Maybe the same circums ...
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14-Feb-2019 | 8:49PM
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Hi, @mgirons

Hi, @mgirons As Imacri notes, a new update is being progressively rolled out. As to whether it will fix all the outstanding issues users are facing..................... ...
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12-Feb-2019 | 9:15PM
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Hi, madmax. If you have Win

Hi, madmax. What is your OS and Norton product? If you have Win 10 as I do, go to This PC setting, and right click on the external disk icon. You will then see a Norton Security option to Scan Now. Hope that's what you want. ...
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12-Feb-2019 | 9:12PM
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It's a scam, Marge. Hang up,

It's a scam, Marge. Hang up, and don't give them any personal details. If you can block the numbers, do so. @Marge B ...
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11-Feb-2019 | 7:29PM
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Hi, Jeff. Norton will not

Hi, Jeff. Norton will not scan files it knows to be safe. If you go to the UI and select Security > Scan > Norton Insight > Running Processes let that scan run, then in the drop down tab select All Files, and let that run. From then on, Norton wi ...
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09-Feb-2019 | 9:15PM
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As included in Soul's link,

As included in Soul's link, you have the option to exclude any files and folders you are sure are clean. ...
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09-Feb-2019 | 7:25PM
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You're welcome. Happens from

You're welcome. Happens from time to time. Just did two more installs without issue,so always worth persisting! ...
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09-Feb-2019 | 7:23PM
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Hi, drbwts. Are you

Hi, drbwts. Are you downloading Norton from your Norton Account? I have just done this, and have had no issues. Do you have any other anti virus programs installed, and if you did were they uninstalled using that program's dedicated uninstaller.? Ftr ...
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08-Feb-2019 | 8:28PM
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Flo, we can only offer

Flo, we can only offer opinions and advice. Whether other users choose to accept or reject that advice, is entirely up to them. ...
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07-Feb-2019 | 7:19PM
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Imho, Norton being the only

Imho, Norton being the only real time protection is all you need. I use MBytes Free just as a back up scanner, and not using real time protection. It will still pick up pups and puas, which Norton doesn't regards as being malicious. That way, there a ...
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06-Feb-2019 | 9:14PM
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If you insist on doing daily

If you insist on doing daily full scans,which as SOJ has said is overkill and it is, you can check that the full scan only scans new and changed files, which will save you some time and also wear and tear on your PC! After any new AV installation it' ...
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06-Feb-2019 | 9:08PM
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Marc, in addition to what

Marc, in addition to what Krusty13 has said, you can disable scheduled scans, and just run a Full Scan at a time of your choosing. You can't disable Quick Scans, as they run automatically after Norton does an update, but they don't take very lon ...
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06-Feb-2019 | 9:01PM
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@lmacri

@lmacri Have you had any certificate issues with the ESR versions, like some have with Firefox 65? ...
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03-Feb-2019 | 7:02PM
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Hugh, you need to restart

Hugh, you need to restart Firefox for it to upgrade, which I'm sure you know.. "Upgrade". Their term, not mine!  ...
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03-Feb-2019 | 7:00PM
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