Norton Deletes "pidgin.exe"

Brian Morrison bdm at
Mon Jun 27 13:36:01 EDT 2011

On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:58:24 -0400
Ethan Blanton <elb at> wrote:

> Daniel Curry spake unto us the following wisdom:
> >   I don't know if one aware that Norton (symatic) antivirus deletes
> > pidgin.exe 2.9 binary file. 2.8 and below was no problem.
> You need to report this to Norton, their antivirus is broken and
> wrong.

It should be possible to temporarily prevent Norton from scanning the
directory where the Pidgin files reside.


Brian Morrison

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