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Old 02-02-03, 09:31 AM
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How to disable anit-virus programs for TurboTax?

I have my W2's now and picked up the basic TurboTax. I need to disable the anti-virus software before installing TurboTax, then I re-activate them afterwards. Can someone explain how I do this?
I have Win98 and I believe the virus software is Norton's.

Thanks for any info on this.
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Just go into your virus protection software (probably by clicking on it in the tray) and either tell it to stop scanning (or protecting) or exit the program. Don't forget to turn it back on after installing TT.

Isn't it great that the copy protection of TT is so intrusive that it looks like a virus?
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Right-click on the little Norton icon at the right of your Task Bar.



Click on "Disable Auto-Protect."
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Or you could do what I do and ignore programs that tell me to disable it before installing. I've never had a problem/conflict, and I have Norton Corporate Edition running 24/7 on all my pc's.

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