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Symmantec Antivirus password recovery

By yousafzai99 ·
dear fellows,

i need help related symmantect antivirus. i've installed it on my pc and it is the member of server group. i've also protected it with password. but unfortunately i've forgotten its password. plz tell me how i can break its password or uninstall it.

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Try the Default password.

by newpm In reply to Symmantec Antivirus passw ...

Default Password is symantec

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and if you don't know the uninstall password ...

by Churdoo In reply to Try the Default password.

Open regedit and navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\INTEL\LANDesk\VirusProtect6\CurrentVersion\Administrator Only\Security\

Change the value for useVPuninstallpassword key from 1 to 0

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key not found

by yousafzai99 In reply to and if you don't know the ...

dear churdoo

i'm unable to find the key on given path there is only one key and it is LockUnloadServices and its value is 0

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This worked and saved me half an hour

by raksha In reply to and if you don't know the ...

Symantec's fix to manually remove several keys from the registry to fix this problem takes a long time. This was quick and easy! Thanks!

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Worked for me

by luvdbyone In reply to This worked and saved me ...

My company is getting rid of symantec. The software sucks.

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It all sucks...

by NaughtyMonkey In reply to Worked for me

if you want a robust console for management.

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Thank you, it works!

by fsgiudice In reply to and if you don't know the ...

as subject.


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