Norton antivirus shuts computor during scan

By vterr
Dec 26, 2004
  1. During a full scan my computor shuts down. I am using Norton antivirus 2004. I am running windows xp service pack 2. The computor turns off an a different
    point each time.
  2. bluetracker

    bluetracker TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Shuts off ie. you have to manually switch back on again or REBOOTS...a world of difference in any replies pending depending on your answer.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837

    If it happens only during virus scans then you have a virus. Norton is the first thing those buggers disable. Use some other virus scanner like the free online scan from
  4. vterr

    vterr TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I must manually turn back on
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