Why does Norton take forever to uninstall?
Norton uninstall takes a long time or stops responding. Your Norton product uninstall may take longer time depending on the availability of system resources. Exit all programs that are running on your computer, restart your computer, and run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool.
Should you uninstall Norton?
Yes. You should totally uninstall viruses. Norton is notorious for being invasive and resource hungry yet not providing much more protection than your AV included with Windows. Your PC/laptop will love you if you delete it.
Can I uninstall Norton and reinstall it?
If you have Norton Family installed, uninstall it before you run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool. Download the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool. Save the file to the Windows desktop. After the computer restarts, follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall your Norton product.
Do I need to uninstall Norton Security Before installing Norton 360?
If you're upgrading an existing Norton product to a later version, you don't have to uninstall Norton before installing the new version. For instance, if you currently have Norton 360 installed, you must upgrade to the latest version of Norton 360.