NIS 2005 - Without installing AV?

  mattyc_92 17:38 27 Jun 05

Hi, I was wondering if it is possible not to install teh Anti-Virus program that is "bundled" with this program?

Thanks in advance

  Diodorus Siculus 17:53 27 Jun 05

Have you tried the custom install option?

  mattyc_92 17:55 27 Jun 05

Yes, but all that does is asks you about the Parental Controls (which I want to keep with the firewall)

I have managed to do it before, but that was when I had SystemWorks (when I uninstalled SystemWorks, it removed AV)

  mattyc_92 19:20 27 Jun 05


  sattman 19:26 27 Jun 05

If your intentions are to run a seperate AV from another provider, I would imagine that you might find some problems doing so.

  mattyc_92 19:32 27 Jun 05

That is what I am *hoping*... But I want to keep the firewall and Parental Controls (if poss)

  sattman 22:36 27 Jun 05

By all means try it but I repeat the caution. I know that the suite of programmes are linked and you may get problems when any one of them as they try to do a auto update, seeing a conflict with a AV that it does not recognise. Just be prepared, as you may have to do a recovery.

  mattyc_92 08:50 28 Jun 05

Thanks for the reply... I do realise that this could happen, thus I have created an acronis image of my system...

I am thinking of getting McAfee today, so NIS is going to be removed off the system...

Will tick this thread.

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