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Offline HeavyD25271

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Avast installation help
« on: May 12, 2011, 06:40:15 PM »
Norton trial automatically downloaded to my computer. Should I uninstall it before or after I install avast!?
Same question with windows firewall, should I uninstall before or after I install Zone-Alarm Free Firewall?
Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 2GB RAM\ Windows 7 32-bit\ IE 9 and Chrome 8\ avast!free 6.0.1125\ Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Free 1.50.1.1100\ ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 9.2.106\ CCleaner 3.06.1433

Offline ace2701

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Re: Avast installation help
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2011, 06:52:33 PM »
COMPLETELY uninstall Norton (special uninstall program
from Norton, I think) before you install Avast (2 AVs usually don't
get along with each other).  ZoneAlarm should be installed as
early as possible.

Offline scythe944

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Re: Avast installation help
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011, 06:56:18 PM »
YES, run their removal tool (located here: http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&docurl=20080710133834EN&ln=en_US)

Installing Zone Alarm as early as possible allows you to say "Yes, allow" or "no, block" whenever you install a program, which makes things a bit easier in the long run.
For generic computer (not avast) problems, you can also visit my forum for help: http://www.jacobytech.net/forum