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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ian.p.h, Jan 3, 2002.

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  1. ian.p.h

    ian.p.h Thread Starter

    Nov 12, 2001
    I am installing xp pro as an upgrade from 98se. when I am about 1/2 way through I get a warning saying that there is an attempt to wright a virus like exe. to c drive. I has Norton system works as my av program. any help would be great.
  2. Brooks

    Brooks Guest

    Oct 30, 2001
    Disable the virus protection. What is happening is that XP is modifying system files and Norton is catching it and telling you that it thinks a virus is modifying the Windows 98 install, when in fact the upgrade is modifying it.

    I would also check and make sure that your version of Norton is compatable with XP. If not, then upinstall it.
  3. Linkmaster


    Aug 11, 2001
    Hi ian.p.h,
    You will need Norton 2002 for XP. Brooks suggestion should solve your problem
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