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!!!#@%&&*** Norton does it again...

by kdstreet / February 10, 2008 3:38 AM PST

Recently I installed Norton Internet Security on my desktop. After about a week and a half I found it to be quite the resource hog... even to the point that it was hard to run other programs; (I'm using WinXP Pro on a machine having a 2.6 gig processor and 2 gigs of ram.) so consequently I uninstalled it. Afterward however, my system very often crashes or locks up after just sitting idle. Sometimes I have to reboot 2-3 times because it locks up before finishing the reboot. It seems like after it uninstalled itself, it left the registry and who knows what else a hacked up mess. Can anyone recommend a fix or a dependable application to perhaps resolve this without having to reload?

Thanks for your help.
kds

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Norton has a utility you can download
by jconner / February 10, 2008 5:34 AM PST

which uninstalls and cleans up.

You can also use regclean or cclean freeware to dislodge some of the leftovers. Same issues with McAfee by the way. Easy to install but a bear to remove.

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