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Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

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Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

I have FF 19.0.2 installed with Norton Internet Security 2013 at my office. Both the Norton Identity Safe Toolbar and Norton Toolbar are updated and working fine. At home, I am using the exact same FF 19.0.2 with the exact same Norton Internet Security 2013 but only the Norton Identity Safe Toolbar is enabled. The Norton Toolbar (shows older version of 1.0.32), however, is disabled. I have tried a Norton Live Update numerous times and have even uninstalled FF 19 and re-installed it. Nothing works. I cannot get the Norton Toolbar enabled. And until I get it enabled I cannot use Norton Identity Safe. This is very frustrating!

Any help? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

hello, according to norton, their toolbar is compatible with firefox 19. please check that your product's version number is identical with the ones listed at https://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Toolbar-Norton-Identity/Firefox-19-Support-for-Norton-Toolbar...

in case you don't get the new version by running live-update repeatedly, please contact their support. please also note that is solely the responsibilty of third-party vendors to adapt their compatibility to new firefox versions, there is nothing mozilla can do about that...

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Re: Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

That's the problem. I should be using Norton Toolbar version 2013.3.1.3 but it is 2013.1.0.32. I see no way I can manually update it. I do a Live Update but the version doesn't update. I tried re-starting the system, uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox 19.02 (latest version) but nothing works. Extremely frustrating. I even tried going back to FF 18 and even that says that the installed Norton Toolbar 2013.1.0.32 is not compatible.  Smiley Sad

I do believe this IS a Firefox issue. The Toolbar is disabled and Norton support says I just need to click on Enable. Problem is, there is no Enable option. It's just disabled. VERY frustrating!

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Re: Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

when the latest published norton version is 2013.3.1.3 & this is not deployed on your pc even when you run their liveupdate repeatedly, i don't see how this would be related to firefox...

when it's a managed office computer maybe you need administrator rights to apply such updates - otherwise, again, please contact norton's support, since we here cannot solve problems with third-party software.

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Re: Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

You are correct. I was a Norton issue. For some reason I was not at the latest Norton Internet Security software level even though doing a Check Version resulted in Norton telling me that I WAS at the latest level. I used Norton Chat (live support) and the rep installed the latest version which is 2013.3.0.26. The Norton Toolbar is now working. All is now well with the world. Thanks.

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Re: Why is Norton Toolbar still disabled even with updated Norton Identity Safe Toolbar in FF 19.0.2?

Hi there! I believe CobraBob is correct. I have asked about this several times, because it irritates me that Firefox will disable it, without even asking. It IS Firefox's problem. They automatically disable it, then they should reinstate it when it becomes compatible!