Re: Norton Antivirus 2005 on Windows XP Home



Andrew Murray
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
"Sunny" <wombathouse@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
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> "Detlev Dreyer" <detdreyer@flashmail.com> wrote in message
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>> "oldstrings" <oldstrings@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
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>>> Went to install this program, and had this happen:
>>>
>>> I registered it with the supplied key, did the pre-install scan, no
>>> problem. I was prompted for a location, I accepted the default, and
>>> pressed OK. Immediately, got a message "Cannot install, press OK to
>>> quit the installation" And that's it, no reason, nothing.
>>
>> Your "Windows self-protection" works! Do not install any Norton/Symantec
>> software. There is enough free anti-virus software around, being
>> Windows compatible in contrast to Symantec products.
>>
>>> I read the User's Guide, recommended I uninstall Zone Alarm, which I
>>> did. Got the same response.
>>
>> Well, installing Norton *and* Zone Alarm is the fastest way to render
>> your system useless. Use the WinXP firewall rather than ZA.
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> I have Norton A/V 2005 and Zone Alarm Pro on two PCs without problems.
> btw, the User Guide I have doesn't recommend uninstalling Zone Alarm, but
> it does recommend uninstalling other A/V programs first.
>I run zonealarm and not Windows Firewall. - not problems. Use to run
>Norton Firewall & System Works.
got sick of it crashing ME, so upgraded to XP Pro and got rid of Norton.
Decided to try alternative ZA and VET Antivirus along with Ad-Aware and
Spybot S &D.


Re: Norton Antivirus 2005 on Windows XP Home