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My norton subscription runs out in like less than 1 day.

Should I download the trial version of NOD32 before going and buying it??


Replies needed ASAP

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Edited by BARROS, 23 October 2006 - 12:17 PM.

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Always use trial versions where possible
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Cheers Keith,

Im just gona get the trial version of NOD32 now :blink:

What will I do if i dont like it?? What antivirus should i go for then??


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Would be surprised if you don't

A replacement would depend on why you didn't like NOD32, so you don't get one with the same feature
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Well I have heard many good things about it so Im sure it will live up to its name :blink:

I will let you know how it all goes :whistling:
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Installed the Trial version of NOD32 and I am pleased with the performance already. Everything seems quicker.

Should I try that free Comodo Firewall?? Or will windows firewall do the trick?
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http://www.geekstogo...;page=How_did_I



Please read these instructions. Point 9 is about firewalls and includes links to some powerful, free firewall programs. I wouldn't recommend Windows Firewall, as it only filters incoming traffic, so if something bad is on your computer already, it won't stop it contacting 'home' again. Personally, I use the ZoneAlarm, it's pretty good.

p.s. good luck in removing norton! You might want to visit http://service1.syma...005033108162039
or http://basconotw.mvps.org/SymRem.htm

Edited by ruthandtroy, 24 October 2006 - 05:06 AM.

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Cheers man,

I removed Norton with no problems :blink:

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I think im gona install Comodo Firewall - http://www.personalf...all.comodo.com/

Edited by BARROS, 24 October 2006 - 05:14 AM.

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Some PC's had trouble running ZA when they added spy site blocking, not sure if they have fixed that yet

Comodo is a neat firewall and you should like it
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Yea, ive installed it and it seems to be working (I hope it is :blink: )

NOD32 is currently performing a scan on my hard drive.


Cheers for all your help so far :whistling:
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So far so good with NOD32, I like it !!

A problem with the Security Center however. (see attached picture)

It says that Norton Internet Worm Protecion has detected that my firewall is not on which is not true because I installed Comodo Firewall (also very good)

If it says Norton is detecting that the firewall is off then it must mean that there are still some registry entries left over by Norton.


How can I overcome this issue?

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Have you played with regedit before?
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I have played around with it. Used it to remove the "unread mail messages" at the login screen.

Done nothin else with it though,

Take it you know how to fix the problem?

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First, check the programme files folder for Norton or Symantec folders, check common files as well, move any to my documents and reboot
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I found 3 folders, 2 in the Application Data folder and the other in the common files. I put them into their own folder in My Documents, then rebooted.

Whats next?
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