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Old 12-19-2004, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Norton Antivirus Problem

I have been reinstalling norton antivirus because of a problem with it. It uninstalled fine, but when I restarted and tried to install it again, I was told that liveupdate was running and I needed to turn it off in order to install. I don't know its process name so I can't delete it. Can anyone help? Thanks. Will

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Old 12-19-2004, 06:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Completely delete nortan and buy McaFee, nortan gave me to much probs and it couldnt even detect viruses or trojans even with the updates. I think u can go to the add/remove program list and in their should have a nortan live update and from there just uninstall that and then install nortan again.

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Old 12-19-2004, 09:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The LiveUpdate process should be called "LuComServer.exe" and I personally have not had trouble with Norton not detecting viruses so long as it stays updated.
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Old 12-19-2004, 09:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The live update should be available in the 'add remove programs' . There must be 2 or 3 entries for Noron in Add/remove programs. If you can find, remove them.


Get into safe mode. Then type 'msconfig' in run menu and remove the Norton entries from start-up items. Now, move on to the program files and delete all the symantec, norton and liveupdate folders.Restart your computer in normal mode and install the new damn norton again..
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