Ran a full system scan on Norton, and now the blue screen!?

Answer Did you run a full scan in safe mode and quarantine the threats?If so I would uninstall Norton and go to and download Avast.Run avast and hopefully that will clear the virus and allow ... Read More »

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Why is Norton Full Scan taking so long?

Windows has a lot of files, texts, logs, etc... When you do a full scan, you should schedule it while you are sleeping. At least, when oy get up, it will have scanned the entire HD.

Norton AntiVirus and McAfee security scan plus on same system?

Don't get rid of ALL your antivirus programs. To make your computer/internet browser run MUCH more smoothly, go to your antivirus settings and disable "Active Scan." PS- don't listen to all these n... Read More »

How long does a full system scan take?

If you are scanning upon system boot up, you are in DOS mode and won;t take too long. Probably 45 minutes at the most.

Is it ok for a full system scan to last more than 6 hours?

Sounds like you are running a surface scan on the hard drive.You have a 1 terabyte hard drive - and a full scan on a drive that large will take more than 6 hours, probably more than 8 hours. The b... Read More »