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A Review Says Norton Utilities Crashes Win 7


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A friend recommended Norton Utilities, to help me check my backups for viruses, including another computer that I don't put online, but is used for personal files, backing up, and transferring files. I also want to use my thumb drives and external drives to transfer files, as well as back up this machine, but a suspected virus I couldn't find on this one made me reformat, now I'm afraid to use the backups or transfer any files from the other machine to this one, a (hopefully) clean machine. When a friend suggested Norton Utilities, I peeked around and saw a very unfavorable review by someone who says it crashes Windows 7 and does a few other undesirable things; so what I wanna know is, if anyone else has this problem or knows of anyone who has/had trouble with it on this OS?

So sad no one's responded to this, I'm very disappointed. Until I'm sure my backups are OK, I can't use them. Imagine being in this situation. Wow. :confused:

Edited by blueblue, 09 September 2012 - 06:45 PM.

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:angry: I WISH I could DELETE this thread, since no one answers me anyway.
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The problem is you are asking about virus removal in the OS forum. I would suggest asking your question in the malware forum and let the experts respond to your question. We cannot offer any malware support outside of that forum and that is most likely reason you have not had any response here.
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:blush: Hi, thanks for replying. I wasn't expecting virus removal, just a response saying if someone else has the same prob or not with this specific OS. Thanks for the heads up though, I guess I goofed.:blush:
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You could try the Removal tool to make sure you get rid of all the Norton stuff.




Go to Norton's site and download then run Norton Removal Tool that is appropriate for your version of Norton's you had. Let us know if it works for you.
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OK I put my post in the malware section but no one's replied. It's OK, I'll figure it out somehow. Still haven't gotten that Norton program, been busy. I have a few threads no one's responded to, which I'd like deleted now. I won't be around much anyway. Forget the net, it's not worth the trouble.
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