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I put firefox 4 on my computer but had to remove it since it did not allow the Norton tool bar which identifies safe and dangerous sites. will that featurre be available

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The norton tool bar feature which identifies problem sites (safe web) is a good tool and has saved us from many problems. From past experience I feel it is something I must have.

I loaded firefox 4 and while I like the program I removed it because of the lack of that feature but would like to use FF4.

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You need to contact Norton about their plans for supporting Firefox 4. It is quite common for companies to only support a new version of a browser after it has been officially released, and not support it during the beta/release candidate phase.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

You need to contact Norton about their plans for supporting Firefox 4. It is quite common for companies to only support a new version of a browser after it has been officially released, and not support it during the beta/release candidate phase.

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Appreciate the information - very logical if I had thought it through thanks

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or switch av's entirely. i use avast instead of norton and for a free av its far better than norton ever will be. i wonder why norton is not bankrupt yet or out of business thanks to the shoddy way everything about their programs is run. eg. uses too much resource , prevents you from accessing the net.. such things like that. i wouldn't trust norton with a single byte of my info

see a post i made about the virtues and vices of some of the software protection out there

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Checked on Norton, they are working on an update to fix the problem. Will be available in early May.

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I checked with Symantec "Norton" and this is what they say on this issue "We plan to release an update for NIS/NAV 18.5 and Norton 360 v5 in early May that will address the problems found in both Internet Explorer 9 and FireFox 4. We're still working on this patch, and testing it thoroughly. I have opened a page in our Norton Community where you can find more information. Please note: the Norton Toolbar does not work on 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer." I too also worry about what is or is not safe to look at now. But, I do not want to lose any of my book marks, so I will stay with FF4 and wait; I will just keep updating LiveUpdate and running scans more often.

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That's not good enough, Tony! Firefox should have let me know before I downloaded the firefox 4. Now I can't go back to the 3.6 or what ever it was. I have gone back to IE until FIREFOX resolves the issues of compatibilty with Norton. I love my norton and will not go without it for even one day! Adios!

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I'm still running an older version of IE until that issue is resolved also. At least I knew before downloading the newer that there was a problem.

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