How to uninstall Symantec programs effectively

By Agent J
Jul 7, 2006
  1. hi, i've had it with norton and i want to uninstall all programs related to it..
    how do i cleanly uninstall the program?

    i've also downloaded the free Zonealarm firewall.. however, whenever i try to open IE or FF, it blocks all traffic and can't get into any website. what settings do i need to use for this?

  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    The method for completely removing Symantec products depends on which versions you have.

    There are manual instructions HERE and automatic HERE

    As for Zone Alarm go into program control and make
    sure FF,IE and Generic Host Processes for Win32services(svchost.exe) have two ticks under access.
  3. Agent J

    Agent J TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    thanks for this! sorry about my confusing post about the zone alarm.. typo error.. :p
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