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#1 User is offline   sugarland 

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 06:42 AM

A box came up on my screen asking if I wanted to install Norton Safe Search. Is this a ligit program?
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Posted 17 September 2009 - 08:42 AM

View Postsugarland, on 17 September 2009 - 06:42 AM, said:

A box came up on my screen asking if I wanted to install Norton Safe Search. Is this a ligit program?


Hi sugarland (Texas?), if you have installed Norton Internet Security, or 360, I think even the AntiVirus (?) has this feature, that you can use for searching the web using the safe search box, which will only bring you to known Norton safe web searches, and pages. It looks like this, and is a legit Norton feature:

http://i240.photobuc.../Nortonsafe.png

This post has been edited by Car54: 17 September 2009 - 08:43 AM

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 10:06 AM

Hi Sugarland :

Difficult to know IF some malicious program is
trying to fool you into downloading something bad
pretending it is a legitimate program !?


When it comes to "Safe Searching", you would be a
lot better off using a FREE Finjan program, like
their Malware Scanner Tool available at
http://www.finjan.co...ent.aspx?id=574 .
May also want to consider using the Exploit
Prevention Labs Online Web Safety Scan at
http://linkscanner.e...er/default.aspx

This post has been edited by SpiritWind: 17 September 2009 - 10:11 AM

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#4 User is offline   techie4fun 

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 08:23 AM

View Postsugarland, on 17 September 2009 - 06:42 AM, said:

A box came up on my screen asking if I wanted to install Norton Safe Search. Is this a ligit program?


Hi sugarland.

Your latest post doesn't give any evidence that you have made a response, except posting the screen shot.

To add to Car's statement, Safe Search is legitimate and will warm you of dangerous web sites. I'm assuming you have Norton Internet Security installed?
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