Norton Anti-V Marathon

  maz6850 19:39 03 Jun 2008
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Windows XP ...Please can u help ...why does the monthly Norton AV scan take more than 12hrs to go through system... should this be happening???

  Clapton is God 21:12 03 Jun 2008

"should this be happening???"

No.

Suggest you get an AV which doesn't hog your PC's resources click here

  p;3 22:35 03 Jun 2008

do you run the scan while you are off line and with nothing else being asked of the computer?

  maz6850 20:58 04 Jun 2008

Thanxxx for replying ....Clapton will look at AV site that u suggsted .. p;3 yes i leave it on overnite hence still at 8am its at it !!

  Totally-braindead 21:24 04 Jun 2008

If you do choose another AV, and I think thats a good idea, do be sure to completely rid yourself of Norton before you install anything else. If you get stuck Symantec do a Norton removal tool.

Having 2 anti virus programs would mean that neither would work properly so delete Norton first.

  sunny staines 17:36 07 Jun 2008

versions 2008 and 2007 are fast at scanning, do you have an older version, anyway should not take that long.

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