Opening Web Pages

  swanny2 13:14 26 Oct 2008
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hello

my frieds problem is ,hes on xp by the way.is that sometimes when he goes too my fav and trys too open the page it wont says cannt display, yet if he copies it the address! into mmmmsn messenger then click on the link there it will open
Hes got norton on his pc but that runs out next week ,just wondering if any 1 knows how too solve the above.
thanks

  Sea Urchin 13:52 26 Oct 2008

I would try deleting the existing entry in Favorites - then open the web page as above and Add to Favorites again

  Ex plorer 15:28 26 Oct 2008

Is this a new PC that has Norton on, as when it runs out you have to pay a fee to keep it running and yearly subscription to keep up with all the viruses that are about.
There are free antivirus programs available if you don't want to stay with Norton.

  swanny2 15:59 26 Oct 2008

ty
yes it is a new pc,what i suggested too him was delete norton then download something like Commodo firewall and Avast anti V.
thing is i dont know how too get rid of Norton?
Could this be whats causing the problem ?
thanks

  Ex plorer 16:40 26 Oct 2008

You need the Norton removal tool to remove Norton
I will find it or some one else will ok.

  Sea Urchin 16:42 26 Oct 2008

Here it is:

click here

  Ex plorer 16:56 26 Oct 2008

Look at the top left of page for down-loads and you will find all you want to protect your PC and most are Free.

  swanny2 17:04 26 Oct 2008

cheers mate i will send that me mate so he can sort the norton. thanks , but what downloads explorer .what site please.
thanks

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