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Norton Internet Security Live Update


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#1 Lakedweller

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 03:13 PM

Recently I began having difficulty with my HP Laptop dv4150 in that
1. Unable to open Windows Messenger (preloaded version) unless I turn off Norton Security.
2. Unable to complete Live Update in Norton Internet Security..Starts the download and then hangs and cursor beings to blink.
3. I attempted to use the Restore feature of Laptop. However, regardless of the date selected the Restore Program responds with the message unable to restore to this date.
I believe I have inadvertently changed or removed a line of code, but not sure....Any thoughts?

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#2 oldf@rt

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 03:28 PM

go to START>CONTROL PANEL>ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS> find Live Update in the list and uninstall it. Do not restart the computer.

Download the latest version of live update Symantec. Be sure to download the version dated 8-15-2007, also read the text file directly below it. Restart the computer. Find your download and double click to run the installer.

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Edited by oldf@rt, 15 August 2007 - 03:31 PM.

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#3 pascor22234

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 11:50 AM

Windows Messenger is a know security risk. It is strongly advised that you disable and remove it from your system.

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_mess_disable.htm

I suggest using AIM or Trillian instead.

http://help.lockergnome.com/general/Explai...topict8983.html

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