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Fatal error while trying to uninstall Symantec Corporate Antivirus 10.1

Posted on 2007-12-06
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We are changing our antivirus from Symantec to Kaspersky and while uninstalling symantec we get an error message "fatal error while uninstalling" and it wont allow us to uninstall symantec.
We have faced ths error on few pc's , can someone suggest us on how to uninstall symantec on such pc's.
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The Noerton Removal Tool does a good job of removing everything Norton . . but carefull . . it takes out all Symantec Products . . Including ACT and Ghost.

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
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The Norton Removal Tool is for retail products.
The Asker clearly states - Symantec Corporate Antivirus 10.1 - so this tool is not supported.

Use nonav (at your own risk - given out usually by Symantec technical support) - or the manual removal can be scripted for use on multiple computers.
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ok i shall try to use the utility, hope it doesnt crash the system.
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