That's why we have SAV 9 with firewall exceptions and a "play nice with XP
SP2" exception on the software download site. After this version of SAV
is installed Windows is happy about SAV CE being on the system.
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Victor Rossi wrote:
> Note that microsoft still lists Symantec Anti-Virus Corporate Edition in
> the list of software that XP SP2 inadvertantly disables.
> The following is from http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/
> Q: Will Symantec software be compatible with Windows® XP SP2?
> A: Yes, although one feature of Service Pack 2, the Windows Security
> Center, may indicate otherwise. By design, Symantec includes
> tamper-protection features to make it difficult to scan the status of
> its products. As a result, the Windows Security Center can detect the
> presence, but not the status, of some Symantec security software.
> Symantec is developing an update to ensure that the Windows Security
> Center shows the status of Symantec products as green (on). This update
> will be in the form of a product update for some products and as a
> Maintenance Release for others. The schedule for updates and Maintenance
> Releases appears on the the Product