My Norton Internet Security has been bugging me to renew. I wasn’t worried because my past experience was that it would continue to run after the end of the subscription which gave me a couple of days leeway.
However, when I booted one of my machines today I noticed that Norton simply stops working when the subscription expires. In other words, you apparently lose all of your protection. Continue reading
I happened to be doing a Google Search where one of my sites showed up in the Search Results. I noticed that, unlike many of the other sites, it had a grey button next to it instead of the green checkmark button. Continue reading
Some of the older versions of Norton Internet Security will pop up a message saying you can get a free upgrade to 2009. However, when you are really ready to do it, there doesn’t appear to be a way to easily start the process.
I have found that the following link seems to work to get you to where you can upgrade to 2009. Continue reading
Yeah, I know it’s been out there for a while but we finally got to take a decent look at Norton Internet Security 2009.
The first thing I liked about it was that it will automatically remove your previous version of Norton as part of the install process. In prior versions, you had to do a manual uninstall first and then install the new version. Continue reading
I had purchased a 3 license version of Norton Internet Security 2008. It was installed on 2 computers which left a third license available.
My laptop’s hard drive crashed a while back and I had to reinstall Vista (THAT was a LOT of fun). When I reinstalled, I ended up with the trial version of Norton Internet Security 2008. That trial subscription just ended. I really didn’t want to go through the uninstall and reinstall. Continue reading
A server had an expired copy of Norton Corporate 10.x. Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x seemed to be the best alternative at the time. We purchased enough licenses and installed SEP on the clients (about 6 machines). So far so good.
When we tried to install on the server, it was requiring that IIS be installed on the server. That turned out to be a nightmare because (1) the company could not locate the distribution media for Server 2003 (It is a legal copy) and (2) the c drive is short of space (For some reason the previous VAR decided that 8 gig on the c drive would be enough hard drive space. Continue reading