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Windows 7: not windows seven, windows xp. need to get rid of norton. won't let me

01 Aug 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 
not windows seven, windows xp. need to get rid of norton. won't let me

hey guys, i know this isn't for windows xp, but you guys are great, so i thought i would give it a try. i am trying to get rid of norton. it came with the computer. i just got the thing for free, so i can't complain. however, i can't get norton off of it. i have tried to uninstall it, but it won't let me. it says norton must shut down, and then asks me if i want to send an error report.

Any ideas??? I am stuck.
Thanks guys


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01 Aug 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Try option #24 here:

AV Uninstallers

Regards,
Golden
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01 Aug 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 

ty! trying now. will let you know tomorrow how it goes!
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01 Aug 2012   #4

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 
anybody got programs to uninstall epson stuff?

hi everyone. yesterday i got some program tools to help me remove norton products. I was wondering if anyone has a tool or link to help me get rid of epson products. Computer won't let me uninstall. I just got the computer, so i am trimming the fat.
Thanks in advance for any help
its for ms xp
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01 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Allen, Norton has an option in it's "Settings" titled "Norton Product Tamper Protection". Norton may attempt to stop an action that would destroy Norton unless you turn off the Tamper Protection option. Actually it's designed to stop malware from tampering with your antivirus.

Also, here is the link for Norton's own "Norton Removal Tool".
https://www-secure.symantec.com/nort...us&pvid=f-home
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01 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by allen1979 View Post
.......I was wondering if anyone has a tool or link to help me get rid of epson products. Computer won't let me uninstall. I just got the computer, so i am trimming the fat.
Thanks in advance for any help
its for ms xp
I use "Your Uninstaller" at Your Uninstaller! 7 - Uninstall any unwanted software/program completely. Download for free.
It came highly recomended, and I've used it for about 3 years.
It's not free, but it's a very good uninstaller and easy to use.
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