Remove Symantec from new computer

  sattman 20:03 10 Oct 2005
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I am wondering what is the easiest way to remove pre-installed but unopened Norton AV from a new computer, it is a standard DELL installation as part of the package.

  VoG II 20:04 10 Oct 2005

Control Panel, Add or Remove programs.

If that doesn't work click here=

  007al 20:11 10 Oct 2005

when i tried to remove norton,it wouldnt completely uninstall.go to start-search and tyoe in norton or symantec.then delete what ever the search finds.

  Ancient Learner 20:23 10 Oct 2005

Just to confirm.

I had this apparent problem on a new laptop a couple of weeks ago.

It seems that the NAV is not really installed at this stage, so whatever is in the Add/Remove per VOG and then 007al's bit shifted it all just fine.

If the package is opened though, that is likely to be a whole different problem!

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