Why is Norton so sensitive?

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    Question Why is Norton so sensitive?

    Yesterday I found out that Norton Sec. doesn't like users going into system files. It sees it as a "potention threat" and won't let you go any deeper, why is it so sensitive?

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    Because your average idiot SHOULDN'T be in there. Do you know how many times I've been asked to fix a computer because someone was running around deleting files "that they didn't use/create"?

    It's there to protect you. If you have to get in there, disable that feature in Norton.
    EntropySink. You know you have to click it.

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    Don't call Norton a four-eyed geek or make fun of his tie either, or he might burst into tears and run away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ober
    Because your average idiot SHOULDN'T be in there. Do you know how many times I've been asked to fix a computer because someone was running around deleting files "that they didn't use/create"?
    Hey stop complaining - if they stopped poking, you'd be out of a job.

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    I'd still have a job. I do software more than hardware.
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