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Connection problem!!!

hitman3 asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-29
When Norton 2003 is installed on my computer where I run win98 system I have problem witCh connection because my comp attempts to connect to internet every time i try to run any applicaTION. (word document , excel...). But when i uninstall teh norton the problem dissapears.

Everything worked fine until microsoft stoped their support for win98.

Any clue?
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I am thinking that Symantec's Live Update is trying to automatically connect to the Internet.  Check for any references to LiveUpdate or LU.  Click on Start --> Run and type in MSCONFIG.  Click on the Startup Tab.  Uncheck any programs that might be running unnecessarily.
Top Expert 2005

You can configure Live Update not to connect automatically.

Control Panel > Symantec LiveUpdate

You can also select "Never dial a connection" (useful as a general safety precaution as well) in:

Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections


Zee should have this one unless you have some other type of third-party dialing software installed.


yes guys but i need live update to update my virus database , so if i turn it off i won't be able to update it.
I don't have any 3rd party programs installed and i have checked my comp with all sort of software for deleting that 3rd party c**p.
The problem started on my and some friends comps very soon after Micro$oft stoped their support for win98.
Top Expert 2005
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