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Removing Norton anti virus


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Recently I bought a new Emachines PC (OS Windows 7, 500 GB hard drive, 2 gb of RAM) and I want to remove Norton anti virus trial version from windows 7 before it expires because I sure as heck don't want to buy it. I want to have AVG anti virus (free version) on my new PC like I always had on my other PC. I've been told that just using the add/remove won't completely get rid of Norton. I refuse to mess with the registry because I'm not that computer savvy. I have a week left before Norton begins irritating me with notices to buy their anti virus, so if anyone would be so kind as to help me I would appreciate it very much. I've been told that the "Norton removal tools" are useless. Is that true? Thanks in advance! :)
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Download the removal tool from here that will remove the great majority of Norton, enough so that you can install another antivirus safely
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Well, I ran the removal tool Essexboy, and it sems to have done the trick. Thank you for taking the time to assist me, I really appreciate it. :)
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My pleasure - it is easier than battling viruses :)
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I'll bet it is easier than battling viruses. :) Have an awesome week and again, Thank you!
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