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Connection problem!!!

hitman3
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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

Commented:
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

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

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Commented:
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
Commented:
This one is on us!
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