Uninstall of NAV 2003 before NOD32 install

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by bevmar, Mar 25, 2006.

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  1. bevmar

    bevmar Registered Member

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    I have NAV 2003 on my Windows XP Pro PC. That is the only Symantec program I have installed. Norton usually leaves behind folders and registry entries after uninstalling by Add/remove programs. Is it necessary for me to manually remove these before I install NOD32?
     
  2. WSFuser

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    Personally I recommend using the tool and instructions from the page WSFuser has linked to regardless of if add/remove programs thinks it has worked or not
    Just MHO :)
    Cheers
     
  4. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    I'll 2nd that.

    Cheers :D
     
  5. Rik Bean

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    I'd add that it does no harm to use a good registry cleaner after using the Symantec tools. Despite their registry cleanup file, I still found a mass of entries - it's no way for software to behave! :mad:
     
  6. bevmar

    bevmar Registered Member

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    Thank you to all replying. I successfully uninstalled NAV using add/remove programs followed by manually removing what it left behind, including one registry key.

    The NOD32 install went flawlessly and it is running an in-depth scan now. The virus signatures were updated to 1.1458.
     
  7. NOD32 user

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    Hey bevmar,
    That's great to hear - thanks for posting back to let us know :D
    Cheers :)
     
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