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Problem w/ Norton AntiVirus 10.5 for mac


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i know that there is a very low probalitity that my mac would ever get a virus but still, one cant be too sure. idk whats going on but everytime i try and run a system sweep on my Mac HD it freezes toward the end. anways, i think i narrowed it down to corrupt files located in my Music folder because everytime i NAV freezes the file name is present and when i run a search of the file name - my Music folder is the result.

now i keep trying to run a a scan of just the Music folder by itself and same thing - toward the end of the scan it freezes still, even after i delete the "corrupted file"

any help would be appreciated.

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I don't know much about NAV - haven't used it since OS 9

If you are nervous about viruses, and cant get NAV to play ball try the open source ClamX, a port of the open source Clam Anti virus application.

Works well, you have to run in manually but at least isn't running in the background and hogging resources.
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Norton maybe your problem. As was siggested, use something other than Norton.

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Yeah....... I'd try another virus program..... dislike Norton. all it does is suck up space amongst other things.

Although I can't recommend anything since I don't use anything.... **shrugs**
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Meh, Norton is always loled even on a pc. Just avoid weird sites etc. Addtionally off-topic: for safer FF surf http://noscript.net/

Megatron wants your macintosh.
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http://macreviewzone.com/html/review...d_security.php
here is a list of other virius protections
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thanks eveyone for your help
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Didn't you know Norton is a virus? Why would you go and install a virus on your mac (even though that's not possible right now)
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