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Me too, Floplot. Talk to you

Me too, Floplot. Talk to you tomorrow, maybe. ...
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18-Dec-2017 | 8:12PM
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Malware Removal Forum Recommendations

I have re-checked all of the original forums that I recommended several years ago, with the following results and addition: Q Malware Removal forum Started by a former member of the Norton forum (Quads) and continued on in his memory by a Norton Guru and ...
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02-Dec-2013 | 9:35PM
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Re: "Custom" rules I didn't create??

Custom means that a part of a program is allowed access, but not necessarily all of it.  If you click on the "custom" you will be taken directly to the rule. In my case, I clicked custom on an allowed program, and was taken to the rule that now ...
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26-Jul-2010 | 7:24PM
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Re: Is Quad registry cleaner a scam??

This kind of software can be extremely dangerous to use in that it is so easy to delete whatever the program tells you to delete, and much more difficult to get your system working properly again.  Any kind of a system cleaner is risky unless you recogniz ...
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30-Apr-2009 | 8:44PM
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Re: Unauthorized access blocked question

The message of unauthorized access blocked only means that the program is not allowed to access Norton files.  It does not usually stop anything from running as the ability to run is not dependent upon any Norton files. If Norton did not like the program ...
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26-Jan-2014 | 2:47PM
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Re: DVD Drive problem

Give these a try. http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/powerquest.nsf/docid/2004065186541562 http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&ssfromlink=true&sprt_cid=13670bf5-f5dc-4a93-a527-4418ecbc3e96&seg=hho&ct=us&lg ...
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08-Jul-2011 | 8:39AM
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Re: Does Norton 360 v5 limit number of emails/recipients sent by

It sounds more as though it is your ISP that has a limit on the account.  Norton may just be reporting the information from the ISP. ...
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15-Jun-2011 | 11:56AM
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Re: Viruses in backup file

Thunderbird does funny things with deleted emails, or junk emails.   "When you delete a message in Mozilla Thunderbird, Netscape or Mozilla, it is not immediately physically removed from the mailbox file but only hidden from display. This speeds up t ...
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22-Sep-2010 | 8:14AM
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Re: NIS 2009 Trojan.Fakeavalert - Removal

Since it was removed successfully, you are safe from infection.  There is no need to go through the removal instructions again.  That is only required if Norton calls for a manual removal. Since you have done a full scan and it comes up clean, it would no ...
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08-Jul-2009 | 10:03AM
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Re: Can NIS2007 be used on Windows 7 with upgrade

Since your subscription is valid, you can install either NIS2011 or the new version NIS2012 and use the key to activate it.  You cannot install from the disc.  It is not compatible with Win 7.  If you have managed to install it on Win 7, it must be remove ...
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30-Sep-2011 | 1:47PM
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Forum Tip- Diagnostics

For assistance in helping other users: 1.   Read the OP's post thoroughly for any required information such as operating system, Norton version, browser, and so forth. 2.  Determine the actual problem the OP is having: scanning, connecting, networkin ...
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23-Jan-2011 | 11:03AM
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Re: how to add a new traffic rule that does not "...override all

It isn't the firewall that is removing the file.  Firewall rules are more general in nature and allow the system and programs  to connect into or out of the machine.  The Problem you are having is in the detection by the antivirus components of Norto ...
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07-Jun-2011 | 7:56AM
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Re: Malwarebytes and Superantispyware

They are both still recommended on these forums as the best second opinion scanners, and are often the safest first response to malware as they can identify problems without causing irreversible damage to the operating system.  They might not remove the p ...
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06-Jun-2011 | 8:06AM
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Re: Norton Antivirus 2011 - how to block program from accessing

Hi jefar: I'm not clear on this.  Norton Antivirus has to access the internet or it will sstop working.  It needs the update access. If you want to block a different program from accessing the internet, you can't do it with Norton Antivirus, as ...
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16-Mar-2011 | 1:12PM
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Re: application cannot be executed .the file ccsvchst.exe is inf

System Tool is a fake AV.  That is the infection you need to remove.  This will help and this is a good forum for assistance if you require it. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-system-tool ...
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02-Mar-2011 | 7:50AM
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RE: Norton Community Welcome and instructions

I can see from the number of moved posts that the forum feedback board is consistently drawing users for the wrong purpose.  On the Norton Community page, the instructions read "register, complete your profile, choose a personal icon, read the partic ...
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12-Jan-2011 | 10:13PM
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Re: Disable AV Auto Protect w on-demand scanner ?

Hi bjm: You might need to disable auto protect when running an online scanner.  Norton probably would either block the scanner from running or prevent it from doing its job.  You shouldn't have a problem with on board scanners like MBAM and SAS, alth ...
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30-Sep-2009 | 12:21PM
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Re: Computer regularly trying to hijack me--should I manually bl

You can type the IP into the search bar of Arin Whois here I suspect that it might be your service provider checking to see if you still require the service. ...
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24-May-2009 | 6:06PM
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Re: MalwareBytes Vs. NIS 2009?? Unauthorized Access

It's Norton Tamper Prevention.  It means that MBAM is scanning Norton.  Norton won't allow it to access it's files or make changes. MBAM is not causing any problems about it.  It is just being logged in history.  Quite a few other programs ...
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24-May-2009 | 5:54PM
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Re: Editing a post

Once you have posted a message and go back to look at it, you will notice a button at the top right of the message that says "options." In there is a choice to edit the message.  You must edit within an hour.  After that time it is no longer an ...
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20-Feb-2009 | 8:54PM
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Re: Pulse Updates Occurring Every 20 minutes now!

ChristopherA provided a very good explanation of how pulse updates work in the Norton Protection Blog.  This is part of that explanation: During every Pulse Update publishing cycle- every 15 minutes or so- all such definitions which have not yet been publ ...
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27-Apr-2009 | 7:56PM
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Re: Scam site please shut down scam alot of money

Check your bank account to ensure that no money was transferred. If you entered your pin number to complete the transaction, you are at risk. Change your pin number. ...
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08-Feb-2014 | 5:03PM
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Re: Protecting your connection to a newly detected network on ad

Check in your control panel/device manager/network adapters.  I think it is referring to the network adapter that is in your machine. ...
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27-Jan-2014 | 8:17PM
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Understanding the Hype

This was just too good not to share and it applies equally well to antivirus products and Microsoft operating systems.  NEW     Different colour from previous design ALL NEW     Parts are not interchangeable with previous design EXCLUSIVE    Imported UNMA ...
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10-Sep-2010 | 1:01PM
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Re: I really like NIS 2011 - very unsure about 2012

 notice that you were not on the forum for the beginnings of NIS2011.  Things do change and it does take some time for all things to be fixed.  Since it was only released on the 7'th, how about giving it some time. You can always go back to 2011 unti ...
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18-Sep-2011 | 12:32PM
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Re: Peek at NIS 2010 review

There are a couple of things that bother me about the review.  First, he says that they aren't malicious to the operating system, and from what we've seen on the forum, they are more damaging than the rootkits. We have no idea what his browser s ...
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17-Sep-2009 | 1:41PM
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RE: Scam Phone Call

I had the opportunity to enjoy a scam tech phone call, this evening.  A woman phoned, advised she was calling from Technoworld, and was phoning about the computer in my home that was generating an error report. I was delighted!  I haven't had a scam ...
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22-Mar-2011 | 8:19PM
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Re: nbrt vs power eraser vs kaspersky virus removal tool vs mcaf

In my humble opinion, none of them are suitable for "second opinion" tools.  They are for use when you have reason to suspect that you have an infection.  MBAM and SAS are safer.  They won't find a rootkit, necessarily, but they will tell y ...
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04-Oct-2010 | 7:40AM
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Re: Bogus WS.Reputation.1 detection of Notepad++ 5.7

Hi Vortexfugue: You can submit the file to Symantec from the quarantine itself.  You can also restore it from quarantine and add it to your scan and auto-protect exclusions. You can also submit the file if it has been restored here. https://submit.symante ...
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05-Jul-2010 | 3:47PM
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Re: What product is best for win 98 pc?

The corporate edition by Symantec lists XP and newer for system requirements.  The only current software that I have been able to locate is Solo.  The system requirements for it are as follows: Supported Platforms: Windows ME, Windows 98, Windows 98 Se an ...
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25-Nov-2011 | 11:04PM
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