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How to Disable Norton Antivirus Startup

by Chris H. Online Technical Support for Dell Products

This is very important to keep your computer safe from any type of threats or viruses and installing premium antivirus software like Norton is a safe computing practice. However sometimes, certain programs like antivirus or download managers tend to start themselves along with the booting of Windows, these are called startup services. These startup services affect the performance of the computer by slowing it down. It is advisable to stop any unwanted startup service that slows down your PC. Follow these simple steps to stop the unwanted startup of Norton antivirus program when booting the Windows. Or call directly at toll free calling Norton antivirus support phone number 1-800-293-0867 to get quick technical help.

From the Windows Startup

Go to the Start Menu and click on the Run or alternatively you can press the Window key and the R Key together. This will open up the Run window. Now type msconfig and press Enter. In case you are asked for administrator privileges, click Yes and type in your administrator password. A new window will open with system configuration settings. Now click on the Startup tab among the options. A list will pop up displaying all the startup services. Here uncheck everything associated with Norton Antivirus. Whenever you want to undo things, click them again. Finally click Ok and restart your computer. If required technical assistance, call instantly at Norton antivirus support number for any technical issue.

With the help of Safe Mode

You can also choose to remove the Norton startup with the help of Safe Mode option. Rebooting the system in safe mode will disable the loading of Norton antivirus and will also secure the computer from the threat of any virus or malware. Click on the start menu and type run in the Search bar. A dialog box will open, type msconfig and press Enter. Once the msconfig window will open, go to the boot tab and click the safe boot option. Select the apply option and close the window. Now to reboot the system, click on yes. Once the system will restart, click on the start button and follow the same procedure like before till the msconfig window pops up. In the msconfig window, go to the startup tab which will showcase all the startup programs. Uncheck the programs linked to Norton Antivirus and click apply. Now the system will ask if you want to reboot the system. Don’t click yes as the system is not set yet. Now click on the option menu of Norton Antivirus which will display a list. In the list click Norton Antivirus and go to Miscellaneous. A new window will open in which uncheck the option Scan system files at startup and select ok. Now your Norton antivirus startup is disabled, you have to configure the booting option. Visit the msconfig window again and go to the boot tab. Uncheck the safe boot box and click apply. Now close the window and press ok to reboot the system in normal mode.

These steps will effectively stop the Norton Antivirus startup in your system, however if you still face the problem, hire Norton antivirus technical support services immediately.

About Chris H. Senior   Online Technical Support for Dell Products

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