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Re: Not understanding this

Hi Calls, Actually each of the versions you have installed are all valid. When WIndows update updates to say.NET framework version 4 it still leaves all of the other versions installed. This is normal. This is done so that 3rd party applications written f ...
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AllenM Guru
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29-Sep-2010 | 7:46AM
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Re: Subscription Renewal

Hi neil154, Welcome to the Norton Community. It is easiest to wait until the last day or two of your current subscription before entering a different product key from your Ebay purchase. When you renew directly through Symantec you keep the same product k ...
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AllenM Guru
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19-Jul-2010 | 9:26PM
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Forum Tip- Ghost Backup Scheduling

Hello Fellow Community Members, Scheduling Ghost backups properly has been a confusing topic for many and has seen many questions on the Norton forums. Therefore this tutorial will explain the scheduling (Base and Incremental) aspect of configuring a back ...
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AllenM Guru
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06-Aug-2010 | 10:02PM
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Re: What is Norton Power Eraser?

Hi Kevin, Norton Power Eraser is a pretty aggressive tool designed to find malware which might have slipped through the radar of your primary anti-virus/auto-protect software. It is more aggressive than MalwareBytes and should not be used for routine scan ...
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AllenM Guru
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10-Jul-2010 | 5:39PM
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Re: O.K. to delete the site owner verification html file that wa

HI kitcca, Welcome to the Norton Community. Yes it is OK to remove the safe web code from your website now. You can actually do this once ownership verification is completed, even before the site is actually rated. You just need to always be 100% certain ...
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AllenM Guru
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07-Jul-2010 | 8:46PM
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Norton Management- A Value Add Feature

Hello Fellow Norton Customers, Many of you will recognize me as a long time active Norton Community participant and I would like to share my thoughts on a new feature which was introduced with Norton 2012 called Norton Management. One of the more common q ...
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AllenM Guru
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26-Nov-2011 | 7:49PM
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Automatic ID Safe Backups

Hello Symantec, et all, I think there should be circumstances in which NIS or N360 will either do an automatic ID Safe backup or prompt the user to do one manually. There are times when something goes wrong and without this backup the user could lose the ...
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AllenM Guru
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01-Nov-2011 | 7:15AM
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Re: Portable Identity Safe Profile NIS2012

Hi mikosh, I agree that adding the online ID safe profile to the pre-existing portable profile would have been better, instead of replacing it. There is already a suggestion on this in the Norton Product Suggestions board. http://community.norton.com/t5/P ...
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AllenM Guru
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07-Dec-2011 | 7:05AM
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Re: Any point to setting "Email Protection" for webmail such as

Hi virusgirai, Welcome to the Norton Community. No there isn't. NIS does not interface with web based email so if this is the only way you access email then no there is no value add in turning this on. Also Gmail uses SSL NIS does not support so even ...
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AllenM Guru
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05-Nov-2011 | 9:46PM
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Re: Curious items

Hi Calls, Please see the following post. http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Internet-Security-Norton/Consumer-Licensing-Technologies/m-p/399984/highlight/true#M148351 Not sure what the technology licensing update would be but again probably something r ...
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AllenM Guru
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15-Sep-2011 | 9:26PM
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Re: Identity Safe

jbaud1 wrote: Are the passwords in the NIS 2011 Identity Safe encrypted? Hi jbaud1, Welcome to the Norton Community. Yes indeed all passwords stored by Identity Safe (ID Safe) are encrypted. Be sure to have a strong password for logging into ID safe also. ...
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AllenM Guru
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13-Feb-2011 | 5:22PM
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Re: Canceling auto-subscription

Hi Bruce, Welcome to the Norton Community. Were these separate/individual licenses or multi-user license? You should have a Norton account but I take it you don't remember what the login might be or the password, etc. Is this correct? I can't sa ...
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AllenM Guru
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22-Jul-2010 | 8:55PM
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Re: Ghost 15 and ThreatCon

djmorgan wrote: I have recently installed Ghost 15 and am very pleased with it and it's function, I had been a long time Acronis user but found their latest program was so over featured that it just didn't work. Anyway my question relates to Thr ...
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AllenM Guru
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21-Jul-2010 | 9:11PM
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Re: Site Unrated After 1 Month

Hi Anime, Welcome to the Norton Community. Your website appears to have already been rated as safe. Please see this link for the safe web report. If you log into your Norton account you should see the following: [Image courtesy of Phil_D] If you click on ...
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AllenM Guru
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19-Jun-2010 | 4:43PM
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Re: Deleting Recovery Points in Ghost 15

Hi jmillrood, Welcome again to the Norton Community. I believe you are referring to Manage backup destination, then highlighting a recovery point set and clicking Delete, correct? When you talk about deleting all but the first and last, that is the defini ...
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AllenM Guru
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09-May-2010 | 5:58PM
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Re: How do I scan a single drive at a time?

Hi jp012345, Welcome to the Norton Community. If you go to Windows Explorer and right click on the drive you want to have scanned, there should be an N360 item. Mouse over that and there should be a scan now choice. You can configure exclusions as well bu ...
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AllenM Guru
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08-May-2010 | 7:20PM
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Hi Geek47,

Hi Geek47, NIS, NAV and N360 have been discontinued. Yes for the foreseeable future Symantec has said that it will continue to be supported with security updates, etc., but NOT forever! NO company continues to support obsolete products forever...at some y ...
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AllenM Guru
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26-Sep-2014 | 7:23PM
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Ghost Image Backup vs File and Folder Backup

Hello fellow Community members, First, I want to welcome everyone to the Norton community. Many of you will probably recognize me as a long time member and one who posts heavily here in the Other Products Forum. For those who don't recognize me, a li ...
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AllenM Guru
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12-Mar-2010 | 11:24PM
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Forums Optimized for Mobile Devices

Hi Everyone, Has anyone accessed the Norton Community Forums from a mobile device lately? If you haven't and are so inclined, check it out, you will notice some distinct differences. The Norton Community Forums are now optimized for mobile devices an ...
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AllenM Guru
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14-Jan-2011 | 2:18PM
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Re: Key obtained Fraudulently - when upgrading from 2010 to 2011

Hi Dave-G6HNI, Welcome to the Norton Community. Most likely the reason the initial update to NIS 2011 downloaded in a different language is because your product key was probably initially purchased in another country or through an online vendor selling a ...
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AllenM Guru
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19-Sep-2010 | 9:47AM
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Deleting a Post

For Moderator: It would be useful if users were able to delete their own post outright during the normal edit period. I know one can either remove all content where the moderator might see it and remove the post, or one can ask the moderator to remove it ...
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AllenM Guru
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17-Jan-2010 | 8:35PM
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Re: Norton 2015 (V22) upgrade

Apostolos wrote: " will look to the independent comparison sites to confirm/refute this claim. I am looking for independent comparisons" @ Geek47, Hi, The way I see it, there is no such thing in real world, in "virtual" mode maybe. Eve ...
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AllenM Guru
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15-Sep-2014 | 5:03PM
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Re: Norton 2015 (V22) upgrade

hok wrote: It is stated by Tony Weiss about the encryption used to protect data within the vault. Apple has shown us how secure data stored in the cloud can be. What about the information going into the vault or coming out of it. Is the data encrypted dur ...
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AllenM Guru
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11-Sep-2014 | 4:33PM
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Re: SafeWeb icons AWOL... Again.

geek47 wrote: Thanks for the update Tony!!!! Some of the layers are invisible (providing protection but not visible... especially to customers who are not tech savvy). Since the Web Safe icons are highly visible, their absence is painfully obvious (especi ...
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AllenM Guru
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29-Aug-2014 | 6:49PM
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Re: Does internet security norton 2009 have firewall?

wickerman wrote: If it doesnt does internet security norton 2010 or 2011 have it?  Also, can I disable the anti spyware when installing the program? Hi wickerman, Welcome to the Norton Community. All 3 have a fully featured two way firewall. The two way f ...
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AllenM Guru
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07-Dec-2010 | 10:19PM
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Norton Ghost 14 and Restoring C drive to new Hardware

Hi All,   I am posting this for general information for all. The reason is because I have found (locked) threads which are indicating that you cannot use Ghost to restore your system drive (C) to a new computer with different hardware.   This is absolutel ...
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AllenM Guru
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27-Sep-2009 | 6:37PM
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Re: Why is there no reply button to my old post "Re: I think th

therd3 wrote: Why is there no reply button to my old post "Re: I think there a virus pretending to be norton NIS"? I found the problem and wanted to let others know what was wrong. Hi therd3, Your old thread is here. Threads are locked from furt ...
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AllenM Guru
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08-Feb-2012 | 8:50PM
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Re: Live Update History

HI imbart, Yes these are the pulse updates. Since these run every ~10 minutes or so it would clutter the history too much if all of them were listed there, so only the actual live update sessions are recorded in history. Hope this helps. Best wishes. Alle ...
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AllenM Guru
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27-Sep-2011 | 9:33PM
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Re: Lost days on previous license

Hi wjk, Welcome to the Norton Community. If you purchased a subscription renewal through any means other than the NIS program or your Norton Account (e.g., if you were issued a "new" product key) then it starts the subscription over again consis ...
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AllenM Guru
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24-Oct-2011 | 9:48PM
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Re: Idle-time scans

HI sperszyk, Welcome to the Norton Community. Please tell us your version of NIS 2012. You can find this from Support > About. The number will be in the form of 19.xx.xx.xx. Also what version of Windows and SP do you have and is it 32 or 64 bit? I assu ...
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AllenM Guru
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15-Oct-2011 | 10:03AM
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