anti virus 2003

Posted on 2003-03-05
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Last Modified: 2010-04-11
Hi to all
I installed Norton anti virus 2003 in my PC , but the flowing message come on my pc periodically every few minute:

Norton anti virus was unable to start the instant messenger scanner , it will be unable to scan instant messenger downloads for infections.
Click here to go to Symantec technical support knowledge base

What should I do to stop  this alert.
thank you
Question by:ramoo
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Expert Comment

ID: 8078952
not to sure for why the scanner can't start but if all you are hoping to do is stop the message from popping up you could disable it by opening Norton AV and clicking on "options" "instant messenger" and making sure that none of the three boxes at the top referring to IM programs are checked. This will of course mean that your messages won't be scanned but maybe you're not using a instant messenger service anyways?  

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Junk earned 150 total points
ID: 8102246
Download the newest version of MSN messenger!!!

Author Comment

ID: 8127574
Dear Junk your're right but it will repair with uninstalling yahoo messenger and installing it again.
thx alot

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ID: 8128050
You're welcome

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