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Device Installed blocked by Firewall

I switched over to Norton Security this week on Windows 10 I am running with a LAN connected printer from Ricoh. When I installed your product the Printer was getting an undefined error. There was no indication as to why.  After much struggling and diggin ...
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19-Jan-2019 | 11:00AM
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Is there a way to mine for bitcoins with NiceHash without Norton blocking it every few days?

I leave my PC on when away from home to mine for bitcoins using NiceHash. Every so often, Norton decides to flag if as a different type of intrusion. Is there any way to mine without Norton going nuts? I need to turn off intrusion protection for this, but ...
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15-Dec-2018 | 1:26AM
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Malware not detected by Norton

We have Norton Security Premium with Backup on all our devices. One Windows 10 PC got infected with R elevant Knowledge malware. Seems pretty serious, I read something about a key logger! How come this can be installed while I am 'protected' by ...
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30-Nov-2018 | 3:01AM
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Why is Norton unresponsive and a spam generator

Why has Norton become a generator of unwanted popups and spam?  On a similar note why are they totally unresponsive?  After having subscribed for many years I felt forced to cancel my subscription because of all the pop ups and spam I get and after numero ...
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25-Nov-2018 | 2:13PM
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Lots of false positives?

Hello, there is an (for me) stange issue on migrating files to a new Computer. My old computer had Norton installed for several years, i had done a lot of scans of course, no problem with viruses. Now I changed to a new computer, installed Norton and then ...
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01-Nov-2018 | 5:29AM
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"You are Protected" and "Fix Now"

I've been a faithful Norton user for years and there are two things that drive me nuts. The first is this "Splash Screen" pop up that shows up several times a week. I don't need to be reminded that I'm protected if Norton is doing ...
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19-Sep-2018 | 11:27AM
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Executable Memory Attack?

I'm running norton 22.15.0.88 Yesterday the music player I use (Winamp v2)  started getting blocked by Norton due to "Executable Memory attack exploit" I am not concerned about the program itself;  I've never heard of such an exploit s ...
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07-Sep-2018 | 3:51PM
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Why is "Disable Auto-Protect" greyed out? Strange.

Hi. I'm using NS version 22.16.0.247 and have noticed something strange since a fresh install on a Windows 10 Pro x64 System. When I right click on the NS icon in the tray table,  "Disable Auto-Protect" is greyed out. I used the Norton RnR ...
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10-Oct-2018 | 11:12AM
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VeraCrypt gets Disable Auto-Protect greyed out

Hi, I have VeraCrypt containers (750 MB) in my OneDrive folder. As soon as my (portable) VeraCrypt mounts these I'm no longer able to suspend Auto-Protect. The option is greyed out. The Antivirus options screen shows this is due to 'pending prot ...
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08-Oct-2018 | 10:30AM
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Chinese chip detect/protect?

Will/Can Norton detect and protect users with the Chinese chip back door? https://spectrum.ieee.org/riskfactor/computing/hardware/this-tech-would-... I do not need a solution (just sharing information). ...
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06-Oct-2018 | 12:50PM
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System Infected: Miner.BitcoinMiner Activity 7 and 9

Hello, First of all, sorry for my bad english in some cases. Last few days, I am getting a warning messages about blocking some pc that is trying to attack my PC with certain IP adresses. Usually I solve PC problems myself, but this issue is beyond my kno ...
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05-Oct-2018 | 11:12AM
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protection from.settingcontent-ms filetype abuse

I see a worrying article from Matt Nelson, in the Specter Ops site below, about the.SettingContent-ms filetype. His research has revealed that is is extremely easy to bypass the Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) rules. Although Microsoft introduced Attack Su ...
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18-Aug-2018 | 6:07PM
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Scanning USB devices.

Hello all, Does Norton auto scan USB devices on connecting or scan the files on the device as they’re accessed/opened. I’m sure I remember seeing that it does but I can now only find information on older versions of Norton. Thanks, I need a solution. ...
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15-Aug-2018 | 3:24AM
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Norton Internet Security is blocking known safe sites.

Norton internet security is blocking access to known safe sites I need a solution. ...
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19-Sep-2018 | 6:41AM
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Site Blocked

I just reinstalled Norton on my computer and now when I try to log into  http://brilliantperspectives.com I get the message  Your Internet access is blocked- Firewall or antivirus software may have blocked the connection. I have tried turning off smart fi ...
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06-Jul-2018 | 2:36AM
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How do I exclude a drive from all scans and protections?

Hi There. Just bought a new W10 Pro computer with an SSD as the C (OS) drive and a HDD as the D (Data) drive. I want to configure NS to completely exclude the D drive from all scans and protections, like Sonar, Auto-Protect. Don't want NS to touch th ...
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24-Jun-2018 | 3:41PM
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Norton Security destroys files which I recover from quarantine

I use Norton Security and quite often files on my harddisk are recognized as a virus, but it's often a false-positive. The problem with this is that after recovering the file (from quarantine) it (the *.exe) seems to be broken. Fact is that it cannot ...
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18-Aug-2018 | 8:32AM
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NS 22.14.2.13 keeps warning of a security threat even if removed.

Wife somehow got a threat on her PC running this version as am I (3 PC version). Something strange happened on her PC that neither of us can figure out. Yesterday around 5PM (when her PC was not being used) Nightshift Legacy, Jaguar's Eye apparently ...
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08-Aug-2018 | 12:09PM
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What happens to Windows Defender with NS on W10?

Hello. I'm a bit confused. When I install NS on Windows 10 Pro, is Windows Defender still operational or does NS turn it off? I still see a Windows Defender icon in my Taskbar and the Smart Screen is still working. I always thought that NS controls e ...
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27-Jul-2018 | 3:51PM
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protection from.settingcontent-ms filetype abuse

I see a worrying article from Matt Nelson, in the Specter Ops site below, about the.SettingContent-ms filetype. His research has revealed that is is extremely easy to bypass the Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) rules. Although Microsoft introduced Attack Su ...
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18-Jul-2018 | 7:09AM
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I've totally lost confidence in Norton.

I started getting notifications that my Norton (on my mobile) was going to expire- despite over 100 days remaining on my subscription... asking for $19.99 to renew as 'my trial' was going to expire. I don't recall signing up to any trial. T ...
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20-Jun-2018 | 5:15AM
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Norton auto-protect slows down Aomei Backupper

When running Aomei, Norton jumps to 20% CPU usage during the file identification stage. The Aomei backup takes about 5 minutes. When I disable Norton auto-protect, the backup only takes 45 seconds.  The only other observation is that Windows Shadow Copy r ...
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22-Mar-2018 | 9:28PM
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Norton 360 sees my OS as Windows 8

I'm running Norton 360 on a Dell using Win10 Pro.  I recently (end of February) got a new shortcut on my Desktop from a Norton update.  Oddly the shortcut identifies my OS as Windows 8-- at least in the disk address: "C:\Program Files\Norton 360 ...
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04-Mar-2018 | 4:20PM
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Live update

Being away from my Win 7 Pro computer for periods of time I have it automatically set to hibernate.  I use Windows Tasks to run various housekeeping tasks such as backups, cleaning, antimalware etc. during the night.  I also have a Full system scan set fo ...
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18-May-2018 | 11:02PM
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COINMINER MALLWARE

Refer to the announcement of Coinminer Mallware how to prevent it posted by Sunil on Feb.01, the advice is run the live update until status of protection is Your Norton now has the latest protection updates then restart the computer follow the Full System ...
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03-Feb-2018 | 7:18PM
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Identity Safe won't stay on

Ok. Here I go again with Norton. Close to the last time I'm going to "screw" with it. Yesterday, I did a factory restoral to my desktop. Downloaded Norton and ran all updates and scans. This morning, 01/26, when I tried to open my vault (no ...
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26-Jan-2018 | 4:59AM
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problem with twitch desktop app

I use the Twitch Desktop app to download and update addons for World of Warcraft.  After the app is installed, it seems to work all right (but not always). However, when I reboot my PC, the executable "twitch.exe" is deleted from its subdirector ...
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30-Apr-2018 | 5:31PM
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Norton blocking PCSB One Touch Professional series from opening

One Touch Professional Series is loaded to a Dell Inspiron 15z, running MS 10 with Chrome as the default browser and has function well in the past but I haven’t used it in several months.  Today I tried opening it and it quit functioning after loading all ...
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09-Jan-2018 | 10:44AM
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Auto Protect

Hello i noticed a few days ago that the auto protect option is permanently grey.what can i do?also is any official email support? Χωρίς τίτλο.png I need a solution. 1 522 920 266 ...
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04-Apr-2018 | 1:54AM
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live update an error occurred on MAC but windows updates just fine!!

HI all,  I have norton security on my MAC and windows, on Mac I got an error saying "an error occured" when i run live update,  and i thought it is a server thing and when i tried with my windows laptop it updated just fine. it is already couple ...
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17-Jul-2017 | 12:32PM
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