Norton 2005, Outlook Express, etc.

By Barry Davies
Jan 10, 2006
  1. My new 'windows xp home' PC is protected by Norton 2005. Having accepted a Norton update recently (a) I can no longer access Outlook Express, and (b) at the end of a PC session my PC takes for ever to shut down:

    (a) When I try to connect to OE, I simply get a "connecting . . . " message, followed by "A time-out occurred ................Secure (SSL): No, Error Number 0x800ccc19";
    (b) When I click my PC's turn-off button at the end of a session, a message (with icon) briefly appears: "ending program 'ccApp'", followed by a long wait before my PC finally turns off.

    How can I resolve the above problems? Any suggestions would be most welcome!

    Barry Davies
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    The best thing you can do is to get rid of that crap Symantec/Norton.

    If you care to search these forums. You will see no end of problems caused by Symantec/Norton security products.

    Uninstall it completely, and go and install AVG free, and the free Zonealarm firewall.

    Once you have done this. You should see a performance boost to your system.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    i have the same combo of avg and zone alarm free

    great combo
  4. bulisani

    bulisani TS Rookie

    i think zonealarm is the only way to go :bounce:

    Any suggestions for Real antipsyware
    off course i am talking about freeware
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