downloading FreeSCAN into computer

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bobm1940

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I am unable to download FreeSCAN jnto my PC. The Norton antivirus will not allow it to do so.Any way around it. Or will I have to uninstall it? Thanks for any help I can get.
 

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I uninstalled Norton still would not install program. It might be FreSCAN won't load into Windows 8. Have to get a CD I guess. Thanks for your help........
 

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I downloaded and installed Freescan onto a Windows 8 machine without a problem. How did you uninstall Norton? Using the add/remove programs (or whatever it's called in Windows 8) doesn't remove all of Norton, Norton's web site gives directions to completely remove Norton.
 

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I know Norton causes a false detection with FreeSCAN. Besides temporarily disabling it, it's also important to give the installer administrative rights for the machine. If not, the install won't work. After the installation is done, FS runs as a regular user.
 

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Symantec has the Norton Removal Tool for wiping old installs. It might work for you.
I don't believe the portions NOT removed with uninstall will interfere with Freescan. What was meant by most was to temporarily disable(turnoff) Norton, not uninstall. You should reinstall Norton and follow cpuerror's advice.
 
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