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Two different problems

I recently came back from college, and when I came to use my desktop I noticed a few things wrong with it.
It is a Sony Vaio vgc rb50, using Windows XP.

The first problem is that I can't log into any secure website. Anything with "https", or any website requiring a password, such as,, or

The second problem is, I would like to uninstall Norton Antivirus, because the firewall keeps getting in the way of a program I am trying to use. It is not in the system tray, not on the desktop, and not in the start menu. I can not find the icon for Norton anywhere, however when I go to 'Add/Remove Programs" it is there. I tried to uninstall it, but it says I need to open Norton up and log in as an administrator, but I cannot find the program to log in to it!

Help, Please!

Thank you,

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Thank you so much, that definitely solved that problem

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