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Windows 7: How do I disable a Norton activation on my netbook?

06 Jun 2012   #1
Advice Pro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 
How do I disable a Norton activation on my netbook?

I just received my Gateway NightSky LT3119u and the first thing that pops up on screen is an activation. The close button is a faded! What do I do?


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06 Jun 2012   #2
nckfrtg28

Mac OS X 10.9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Advice Pro View Post
I just received my Gateway NightSky LT3119u and the first thing that pops up on screen is an activation. The close button is a faded! What do I do?
Just uninstall it Norton.
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06 Jun 2012   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Welcome aboard, Advice Pro

If you want to use it, activate it.

If you dont want , do what nckfrtg28 suggested .

The result will be the same, The screen will not be there
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06 Jun 2012   #4
Advice Pro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 

When I try to uninstall, I get:

Quote:
Another installer is currently running. Please wait for it to complete and try again.
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06 Jun 2012   #5
nckfrtg28

Mac OS X 10.9
 
 

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06 Jun 2012   #6
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Advice Pro View Post
When I try to uninstall, I get:

Quote:
Another installer is currently running. Please wait for it to complete and try again.
Reboot your computer and try again. Also, be sure to use the Norton removal tool: Download Norton Removal Tool 2012.0.5.15 Free - A program that can remove some Norton software from your computer - Softpedia
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06 Jun 2012   #7
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nckfrtg28 View Post
I recommend people use the Windows uninstaller instead of a third party's uninstaller. I don't trust third party uninstallers and generally, they aren't as good as the Windows uninstaller.
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06 Jun 2012   #8
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Be sure to post the solution so people that have the same problem will know how to solve it.
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06 Jun 2012   #9
gregrocker

 

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