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taffy078 NIS (Norton) - Identity Safe problems
Contributor 1st Nov, 2012 14:34
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I've had some frustrating issues that the Norton forum has resolved:
http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Toolbar-Nort...

But the latest consequence (that I've posted on that thread) is that when I followed a link provided to check "mynortonaccount", I had a message on a Norton page that said a "US Trade Embargo Agreement does not allow access to this site."!!!

I'm sure it's not a security issue, that it's a glitch, but I thought that perhaps this is something that even Maurice has never come across!!!

I'm not going back to that screen until the Norton guy says it's safe!

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taffy078, West Yorkshire, UK

Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
XP Home - SP3/ IE8/ Norton IS - Secunia PSI v2.0.0.3003

Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003

Maurice Joyce RE: NIS (Norton) - Identity Safe problems
Handling Contributor 1st Nov, 2012 16:39
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Last edited on 1st Nov, 2012 16:58
Had a quick look at the Norton Forum.

If U are up to date U should be running version 20.2.0.19. Can you confirm you have that version?

EDIT

Just used the acoount link provided on the Forum & direct from Norton & both work perfectly.

What happens when you try it using Norton Management?


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Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
IE 11 for Windows 7 SP1
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taffy078 RE: NIS (Norton) - Identity Safe problems
Contributor 2nd Nov, 2012 17:31
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Hello Maurice.

When I read this yesterday, I immediately checked both my laptop (Win7) and my desktop (XP Home Premium). I'd checked both PCs for an NIS update. Both updated, seemingly to the latest version. I had to restart both and afterwards both PCs showed v20.1.1.2. I'd had enough at that stage so l checked again today.

The desktop had been on all day but the laptop just for the last few minutes. Both are now showing v20.2.0.19!

A strange thing (to me!) is that whilst NIS is shown in my scan results on the desktop, it doesn't appear on my laptop. Any clues, please?

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taffy078, West Yorkshire, UK

Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
XP Home - SP3/ IE8/ Norton IS - Secunia PSI v2.0.0.3003

Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003
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Maurice Joyce RE: NIS (Norton) - Identity Safe problems
Handling Contributor 2nd Nov, 2012 18:21
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I have just taken a look at my Windows 7 test PC. Symantec is showing perfectly in PSI version 2.0.0.4003 which I believe you use. Have you completed a full scan on the laptop?

If so & it is still not showing what I can say is that the latest upgrade has caused issues for some.

I have been "called out" twice to fix problems. I used the Norton Reinstall Tool & it worked perfectly afterwards.

The tool is here:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/norton-support/jsp...

If you have doubts whether it is installed correctly you may wish giving it a try.

Neither customers (Windows 7 & Vista users)are remotely interested in using any Secunia product so I cannot state it also showed for them too.

Is that odd message still showing via your Account or Norton Management?

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