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Turning off or turning on Norton Product Tamper Protection

Norton Product Tamper Protection protects the Norton AntiVirus files from an attack or modification by any virus or other unknown threat. You can protect your product from accidental modification or deletion by keeping the Norton Product Tamper Protection option turned on.

If you want to temporarily turn off Norton Product Tamper Protection, you can turn it off for a specified duration. You can turn off or turn on Norton Product Tamper Protection from the Miscellaneous Settings window.

You cannot run System Restore on your computer when Norton Product Tamper Protection is turned on. You must temporarily turn off Norton Product Tamper Protection to run a successful System Restore.

To turn off Norton Product Tamper Protection

  1. In the Norton AntiVirus main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, click Miscellaneous Settings.

  3. Under Product Security, in the Norton Product Tamper Protection row, move the On/Off switch to the right to the Off position.

  4. Click Apply.

  5. In the Security Request dialog box, in the Select the duration drop-down list, select how long you want to turn off Norton Product Tamper Protection.

  6. Click OK.

  7. In the Settings window, click OK.

To turn on Norton Product Tamper Protection

  1. In the Norton AntiVirus main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, click Miscellaneous Settings.

  3. Under Product Security, in the Norton Product Tamper Protection row, move the On/Off switch to the left to the On position.

  4. Click Apply, and then click OK.

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DOCID: v45039253_NAV_Retail_2011_5_en_us
Operating System: Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP
Last modified: 10/12/2010