Microsoft Anti-Spyware Program Deletes Norton Anti-Virus Software

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Microsoft’s Anti-Spyware program is causing troubles for people who also use Symantec’s Norton Anti-Virus software. It seems that a recent update to Microsoft’s anti-spyware application claims Norton to be a password-stealing program and advises users to remove it.

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  2. FluxGFX

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    Yeah I saw that one it was quite funny :)
     
  3. nicM

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    Place, Place, OneCare is coming :D

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  4. WSFuser

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    first thing Microsoft does right

    ducks under flames
     
  5. metallicakid15

    metallicakid15 Registered Member

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    lol true wsfuser
     
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  10. Carver

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    I will not touch NAV, it has a history of missing viruses and trojans. I've have friends whos computers were wiped out by using NAV instead of a good AV.
     
  11. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hi,
    I tried to see if MSAS does a good job - yes, it deletes NAV rather nicely...
    Mrk
     
  12. mikel108

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    ROFL...Just had to see for yourself, eh:p
     
  13. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hi,
    One thing I strive for most in software is - zero conflicts.
    Any FP for me is like a dagger through scrotum.
    Read about Defender - my fresh findings, and you'll see that NAV is the least of your problems.
    Mrk
     
  14. tansu

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    Hey there is a post in my turkish forum today. MS Defender can not be installed to an unlicenced Windows. So, MS loves crackers more than payers :D :D
     
  15. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hi,
    Tansu, I have 6 Windows licences, all bought for hard-earned money.
    This is not the problem in my case...
    Mrk
     
  16. tansu

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    Hi @Mrkvonic,
    I meant
    Since it can not be installed on unlisenced Windows, crackers are luckier than us. They can not install MSdefender even if they want.
    I never did, and will support piracy.
    Regards
     
  17. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    NP... Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  18. tansu

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    Hi,
    I thought you misunderstood me, but in fact I misunderstood you :D :D
    And this "NP" made me laugh a lot.. I'ts kinda "what can I say to this idiot" :D :D
     
  19. Mrkvonic

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    Hello,
    NP... :) :)
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  20. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    This thread seems to be going nowhere. So it needs to get back on topic or it will be closed.

    bigc
     
  21. cheater87

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    i scanned and nothing bad came up on my scan. it found stuff on my old E drive but nothing on my C drive
     
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