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How to turn on Windows Defender after uninstalling Norton

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quadrillion View Post
    Here's a suggestion: My new rule is to never buy any device with Norton A/V already installed, because there's a chance I will end up with a partially crippled unit. Keep that in mind and while you're at it, repost said suggestion every time you get the chance, and maybe someday Norton will wake up. I will never buy anything from Gateway, that's for sure.
    You can remove preloaded software (for example, Norton AntiVirus) from a new computer, before Windows 8/8.1 installation is finished. This can be done even when you select the Reset your PC option.

    Take a look at this post: Performing Clean Install Upgrade on Windows 8 Dell Laptop
    Last edited by genet; 26 Sep 2014 at 03:16.

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