Norton AV...Can It Only Be Installed Once?

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  1. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

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    my bud installed norton antivirus (bought on cd-rom) on his computer and now he wants to delete his hard drive to do a clean install....will he have trouble reinstalling norton?
     
  2. Diallo B

    Diallo B Screenwriter

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    short answer.

    in my experience, with norton 2003, 2004 and 2005 he should have no issue.
     
  3. Mike Fassler

    Mike Fassler Supporting Actor

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    no he wont have any issues, but personally I wouldnt waste my time with norton, its about the crappiest piece of software ever. F-secure and AVG are thousands of times better and dont over take your pc when installed.
     
  4. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

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    Thanks Diallo




    Now how does that help for a guy who already spent $40 on it?
     
  5. EricWilliam

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    no Dave, product activation is the BEST thing to come along because it keeps people honest..all it does is enforce the license agreement..
     
  6. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

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    With regard to Windows XP, I think product activation is too strict. What if you have a PC and a laptop you would like to upgrade...would you feel happy about buying two copies of XP? Sounds like a bit of corporate greed. Perhaps Microsoft and others could reach a middle ground with customers by allowing one copy of their software to be installed on up to three different systems.
     

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