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#1 mikepin

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Posted 30 August 2005 - 03:47 PM

Yip, it's me again. Okay here's the deal...everytime I restart the computer after downloading, cleaning up,etc... when I get back to my desktop and startup programs are loading up I get a security alert box telling me Norton Antivirus auto protect is off click the balloon to fix the problem. However, if I just sit and watch the balloon will go away right after the Norton quick launch show's in task bar and upon checking I always find that auto protect is in fact on. Why does it keep doing that?? It never did before...until just recently.

TY for the help (again) :thumbsup:
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Posted 30 August 2005 - 05:03 PM

Sounds like a glitch in the auto notification. If you are sure the program is running, go to all programs>accessories>security center> look on the left for notifications, click and uncheck the virus program notification. Make sure you monitor it yourself with that box unchecked.
Spike's advice: Backup your data routinely.

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Posted 30 August 2005 - 06:46 PM

Ok Thanks I will try and hopefully that does it for me. If not then is Avast antivirus worth the download time?

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Posted 30 August 2005 - 07:32 PM

mikepin,

I have been running Avast on one of my computers for close to a year, without so much as one hiccup, and at the price of $free.99. Thats a bargain at twice the price. Give it a try. If you don't like it you can always try something else, and you haven't lost a cent.:thumbsup:

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#5 Cranky

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Posted 30 August 2005 - 10:09 PM

Norton loads slow and Your auto notification is just working faster
than norton loads.
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Posted 01 September 2005 - 12:08 PM

:thumbsup: Thanks guy's for the help and info. Was kind of sick of Norton and their way-to-late updates anyway so I just uninstalled and installed Avast! Seem's like a good program so I'll give it a go. Downloaded the Avast virus/worm cleaner too...pretty cool....and it found nothing! :flowers:
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Posted 02 September 2005 - 12:04 AM

Good choice.
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