The Symantec/Norton Thread.

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Mayahana, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. Trooper

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    That is terrible man.
     
  2. Krusty

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    Norton Security 22.21.2.50 for Windows is now available!
     
  3. roger_m

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  4. Krusty

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    I don't have it, nor do I want it. It seems to be just another way for them to up-sell programs or services.

    It is being phase released so I suspect we'll all end up with it eventually.
     
  5. ProTruckDriver

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    This is the first time I have seen this pop up on Norton Safe Web Browser Extension for Firefox on Mac. I enabled the extension and got this:

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    If you "Decline" you get this:

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  6. Krusty

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    I guess too many people were opting out of sharing telemetry and now they're forcing their hand.
     
  7. bjm_

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    Opting out of sharing telemetry has not changed - Norton Safe Web extension for Firefox on PC.
    Accept presents the same "Share usage" opt in and the same "Thank you" prompt...for me.
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    Permission request messages for Firefox extensions
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/permission-request-messages-firefox-extensions
    I think Accept dialog is to call attention to Global Privacy Statement
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/norton-safe-web/privacy/
     
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  8. Krusty

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    Norton Security 22.21.3.48 for Windows is now available!
     
  9. Krusty

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    Caution:

    I got this when trying to uninstall Norton 360 using Revo Uninstaller after this latest patch x 2 machines. Note the generic N360 icon.
     

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  10. roger_m

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    You're probably better off uninstalling from Add/Remove Programs and then running the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool to remove all leftovers.
     
  11. Krusty

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    Roger, as you know, Revo runs the program's built in uninstaller first but in this case (x 2) the built in uninstaller would not run.

    I used to uninstaill from Programs and Features, then run their uninstaller but I had issues with leftovers. Since then I've used Revo, then NRnR in Advanced Mode / Uninstall Only.
     
  12. roger_m

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    That's an issue you will face occasionally when using third party uninstallers. Does Revo find leftovers that Norton's removal tool misses?
     
  13. Krusty

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    In this case (x 2) I cancelled Revo after seeing the window as per the screenshot above. I wanted a clean as possible uninstallation.

    Instead, I double-clicked an older installer I had in my Downloads folder thinking it would over-install the new version. That didn't happen. Instead it started the uninstall process which I went through with. After a system restart I ran the older installer again. Older N360 installed.

    Still wanting a clean uninstall, I ran Revo again. This time the N360 built-in uninstaller ran. Before the recommended restart I scanned with Revo, removed what it found, then restarted.

    After all that I ran NRnR.exe in Advanced Mode > Remove Only before restarting once again.

    Kaspersky Security Cloud installed without issue after that... well except it wanted me to uninstall MB.
     
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