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Service pack 2 and NIS


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:tazz: Please help...
Just recently I cleaned out my hard drive and reinstalled everything (I had problems installing service pack 2 and nothing else seemed to help).
Finally, I got service pack 2 to work, but now after running live update for Norton Internet Security and then restarting windows, the computer wants to load up in safe mode.
My question: Is my problem with the two conflicting firewalls (Windows XP and NIS) or is it something else...please help

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Howdy:

I noticed you asked the same question in another thread.. It was much smarter starting your own thread!! :tazz:

Are you sure it is starting in Safe Mode (does it say Safe Mode in all four corners) ??

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Edited by Murray S., 25 July 2005 - 11:35 AM.

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Having the Windows Firewall enabled as well as Norton Firewall should not cause any problem, but in any case you should turn off the Windows Firewall if you are running a separate one - Norton's is much better so you don't need them both - on my PC web pages load much slower with two firewalls running -- but I don't use Norton or SP2. I suggest you uninstall NIS and re-install it to resolve your safe-mode problem, especially if Norton was installed before SP2. It should be done the other way round.
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Thanks Murray and pip22 for responding so quickly...

I had installed NIS after I loaded service pck 2.
After insatlling NIS I ran auto update.
After update a message pops up that says I need to restart my computer in order for some of the updates to work.
Once I restart a message pops up stating that windows is not able to open, then an option screen comes up syaing that I can open windows in safe mode to fix any problems...

I am very greatful for your help, currently I am at work but when I get home I will post the exact message windows gives me...hopefully that will provide you with more info.

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