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Norton and Forum Posting

by 123grandma / March 29, 2004 3:10 AM PST

I run XP Home and have Norton Internet Security and Norton anti-Virus 2003. If I have Internet Security enabled (which includes a firewall), I am not able to read the posts on Cnet forums. If I turn security off, all is fine.

Cnet techs told me the following:
"Check the settings of Norton Firewall>Options>Personal Firewall>Web
> Also, scroll to the left pane to find the entry for cnet.com site, review
the user and privacy settings for cnet.com"

My computer is configured a bit differently than what Cnet says, so I went to Internet Security>Personal Firewall>Internet Access Control to see the list of
applications. Cnet is not listed.

Cnet then suggested I post in this forum. Any ideas,thanks?

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Re:Norton and Forum Posting
by 123grandma / March 29, 2004 3:15 AM PST

Sorry, I am signing off now so as to not remain "unprotected". I will check back later.

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(NT) Put Cnet into "trusted sites"
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 29, 2004 3:25 AM PST

that should do the "trick".

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Re:(NT) Put Cnet into
by 123grandma / March 29, 2004 3:50 AM PST

I went into Internet Security>Personal Firewall>Internet Zone Control and added both "www.cnet.com" and "reviews.cnet.com" to the Trusted Computers but I still can't see the posts unless I turn Security off.

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another "thought".....
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 29, 2004 3:57 AM PST
In reply to: Re:(NT) Put Cnet into

Turn off ad blocking in Norton Internet Security!

does it work now?

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by 123grandma / March 29, 2004 4:01 AM PST
In reply to: another "thought".....

It worked. Thank you. Now another question, although not about Viruses. Why can I not go to Start of thread, Previous Page or Next Page at the bottom of the posts?

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123Grandma - Great ! You're welcome :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 29, 2004 4:15 AM PST
In reply to: Re:another

As to your other question:

As the text is in BLACK - there are no more pages to that particular topic. It will work as the thread is much longer.

For getting "start of thread" doesn't work for me either - but clicking at top of the page on: Back to Viruses and Security Alerts Forum" will bring back the V&S page.

The "next" button will only work if the thread is going to a next page.

Hope this helps.

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