Norton Internet Security

zebra

Junior member
31 1
Hi Guys & Gels,

Having used Norton anti-virus for some years, no probs, I've just updated to the new firewall protection, cos my membership was due to run out next month, but.....

I can't run CMC feed with the firewall turned on, it just stops the feed. It's even blocking symantic own updates! I've checked and allowed incoming sites/data from known sources but the firewall still insists blocking all traffic until I clear it or turn off the firewall.

Symantic are not much help, they keep sending me standard messages non of which seem to deal with this problem (as far as I can see) but then I'm no techie!

Any techies out there who use this new version and have solved the riddle?

Thanks,

Zebra.
 

zebra

Junior member
31 1
Rodnvald,

Configured, I've been in & out of the various area's more times than a duck's in & out of the water... but like say, I have not found the key to get it working - YET!

Any suggestions - most welcome.

Zebra.
 

Rognvald

Established member
916 15
Zebra
Take an even strain - patience.
I'm busy with a problem of my own just now but if you PM me with what you have done so far I'll try to help later today
 

del

Junior member
41 0
If you have norton personal firewall make sure your settings are set at 'medium' for security and privacy. A 'high' setting could be blocking cmc plc.
del.
 

iq200

Well-known member
347 13
zebra: what version of NIS do you have? CMC/MM5 runs ok with
2002 and 2003. But what I do is, I configure NIS to alert me when
there is access attempted access. Then for MM5 for instance,
I give it full access.

If you have autoconfigure (default) set to on, I think the
problem maybe that MM5 is using a TCP/IP port which is outside
a certain viewable range. What you should do is find out from
CMC what ports their software uses and manually add those
ports into NIS.

I have used quite a few firewalls incl. sygate and found NIS to
be the best and most configurable.

Imran
 

zebra

Junior member
31 1
My thanks to everyone who posted a reply, especially Ronvald for taking time out to help.

Still havn't succeeded in getting it working - according to BT satellite broadband it has something to do with their connections but they don't know what!!! Even after allowing 'permit' of all of their site & subsites, it still ain't working!

Can only think it must be something in the initial setup, so trying an uninstall/install to see if I can spot the mistake somewhere. It must be something very simple like an on/off choice somewhere that I haven't checked cos it's blocking everthing at boot-up - very strange!

Regards Zebra
 

Kagemusha

Junior member
15 0
I had the same kind of problem in the end, i switched to Zone-Alarm, you have much more control over how programs access the interweb, I found it much better than NPF
 
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