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How to get rid of Norton's Activation Required message?

by jakm / July 15, 2014 4:11 AM PDT

After using a 30-day free trial in April of Norton Internet Security for Mac I didn't renew, but now am still getting an "Activation Required" message every day.

I did uninstall everything Norton on my MacBook Pro, but the message still keeps coming.
How can I get rid of this? Help!!

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For this, you use their tool if the usual fails.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2014 4:15 AM PDT
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This didn't help!
by jakm / July 15, 2014 8:18 AM PDT

I had already uninstalled Norton Internet Security after the free trial period ended.
Just can't stop the "activation required" message from showing up every day ...

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I can't tell if you used their removal tool.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2014 8:31 AM PDT
In reply to: This didn't help!

It's at the link noted.

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Oops, yup, I missed that bit in the link.
by jakm / July 15, 2014 10:25 AM PDT

Ran that from the terminal. The window I'd left up with the message has disappeared, so here's hoping it's gone for good.
Thanks for the help!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2014 11:03 AM PDT
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