Resolve issues with Norton® Internet Security on Windows® 7
Majority of all malware in existence spread via the Internet. Malware can cause many problems with the working of computers and some malware might even cause corruption of the Operating System beyond repair. As Windows 7 is a very popular Operating System many malware have been specifically designed to target Windows users. In order to protect your Windows 7 system from malware, a good security software has to be installed. Norton Internet Security provides class leading protection from all kinds of malware including all variants of Trojans, spyware, adware, worms etc. Norton Internet Security is very simple to use and easy to configure. With the Norton Internet Security running in the background, users would be always protected from malware and the product would not get in the way of the users. However, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Norton Internet Security on Windows 7. These include system hanging when accessing Internet, error messages coming up when connecting to Internet, system restarting when connecting to Internet etc.
Following details gives users more information regarding ways to fix issues with the use of Norton Internet Security on Windows 7:
- Check firewall
- Check for conflicting programs
- Fix system issues
Windows 7 has a default firewall that helps prevent malware from infecting computers and causing damage. The Norton Internet Security also has a firewall and if both firewalls are active at the same time, they might clash with each other and cause problems. All Windows 7 users having issues with the use of Norton Internet Security are suggested to check the firewall on the system and disable one of them to solve the problem.
Check for conflicting applications
Very large numbers of applications can be installed on Windows 7. Although Norton Internet Security is compatible with Windows 7 OS, it might not be compatible with some other applications on the system. Windows 7 users experiencing issues with the use of Norton Internet Security are suggested to check for conflicting applications that are running in the background. This can be checked using the task manager. If some conflicting applications are found, disabling or uninstalling it would solve the problems.
Another reason as to why problems come up with the use of Norton Internet Security on Windows 7 is issues within the OS. Issues within the OS include problems within the registry and also damage to some of the system files of the OS. Windows 7 users having problems with Norton Internet Security are recommended to fix the issues within the OS by cleaning the registry with a registry cleaning software and also check the integrity of the system files using the 'sfc/scannow' command in the CMD and repair the OS if system files are found damaged.
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