September 6th, 2005, 11:54 AM
[RESOLVED] Norton Anti virus and Skype problem
Hello all, me again, having slight trouble which hopefully will be easy to resolve.
Norton Anti virus is seeing Skype as a Worm and asking for permission to Allow, i keep giving it permission, keeps coming back.
How do i configure Norton to allow Skype?
September 6th, 2005, 12:03 PM
Is there not a checkbox with something along the lines of 'remember this decision'? Are you sure it's Norton AV and not Norton firewall?
September 6th, 2005, 01:51 PM
Norton digging wrong worms
Hello Teknophobia, just got completely rid of internet security, just installed Norton Anti-Virus version 5 2005, which has worm protection included, don't know whether to turn that feature off and just leave Zonealarm, ad-aware, Pestpatrol on to look after worms etc.
It still coming up with Permit, or block Skype.
Norton doing its job too well.
September 6th, 2005, 06:06 PM
Hi GEP, sorry - been away from the PC (under mein fuhrer's orders!).
I think I may have found the solution thru Skype's forum as follows:
To stop the Norton Worm warning for Skype from continually appearing please try the following:
Open Norton Anti-Virus program -> Select “Options”-> Select “Internet Worm Protection” -> Select “Program Control” -> look for “Skype” in the list of programs -> click on Skype once -> click “Remove” ->Select “Yes” -> Select “OK” -> Close Norton.
Next time you start Skype or update or reload the program, Norton will detect Skype as a worm invasion. Simply click “OK” and you will not get anymore notifications.
September 7th, 2005, 04:57 AM
Re:Skype v Norton
Teknophobia Thanks, sorted, GEP
September 7th, 2005, 05:18 AM
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