How to get rid of the norton subscription reminders

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How to get rid of the norton subscription reminders
Get rid of annoying Norton subscription reminders by removing or renewing your antivirus program. (laptop image by Angie Lingnau from Fotolia.com)

Norton is an antivirus program used to protect desktop computers from spam, viruses and malicious websites. The parent company of Norton is Symantec, which is responsible for product downloads and installations. A 30-day trial version of Norton is available for free from symantec.com for users to test the product out. A pop-up subscription reminder informs users of upcoming product expirations. The only way to get rid of the popup reminders is to either completely remove the Norton software, or renew or upgrade your subscription with Norton.

Skill level:
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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download the Norton Removal Tool (see Resources). When prompted, save the removal tool file to your desktop.

  2. 2

    Double-click the "Norton Removal Tool" icon from your Windows desktop.

  3. 3

    Follow the instructions of the software removal wizard.

  4. 4

    Reboot your computer. Norton, along with the pop-up messages, has been removed.

  1. 1

    Navigate to symantec.com and click the "Store" tab from the top menu.

  2. 2

    Click the "Upgrades & Renewals" link located under Software in the left-pane of the website.

  3. 3

    Click on the Norton product of your choice from the "Upgrades and Renewals" screen. The specific product page launches.

  4. 4

    Click the "Buy Now" button to purchase the renewal subscription. Follow the onscreen instructions of the installation.

  5. 5

    Reboot your computer. Your Norton product has been installed and the renewal subscription messages no longer appear.

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