Updating norton disks

04-Dec-2019 17:30

Norton Security takes a lot of disk space on my PC, just about 36 GB. Ok, I've done unistallation today using Unistall Tool.

Not quite what this thread was about, @Hradcany, but pretty much common knowledge I think (glad you figured it out, though).

Hello Vitalik93 This forum topic: "SDSDefs problem with Norton Security" may be the same or similar Norton housekeeping problem. Now I understand why bjm_ have nothing about Norton size in Control Panel also... I didn't modify my system last two days (didn't install any updates or something like that).

The various ways to clean up the mess are in the discussion: https://community.norton.com/en/forums/sdsdefs-problem-norton-security from un-install-re-install or manually remove orphaned data that the product formerly used but had been updated. Can you say please, is it possible now to install 22.8 without upgrading from 22.7? Team Viewer, Win Rar and Experiense was with size info before reinstallation. Also I've asked other users about this issue and they have size info for Experiene for example. Today I did reinstall with Unistall Tool again and all sizes in Control Panel appeared (including for Norton).

If I do a quick defrag (takes about 5 minutes), the disk issue goes away; however, I have to do it every time I turn my computer on, or else the issue comes back. I don't like constantly defragging my computer, since I usually turn it on and off multiple times a day. I wasn't sure where to post this, so I hope I'm in the right place.

There are 2 solutions in this thread that might apply, here is the one I might try first, after making sure your drive is de-fragmented. If you have One Drive, Google Drive or Picasa, they will do this while syncing your files to the cloud storage.

Not quite what this thread was about, @Hradcany, but pretty much common knowledge I think (glad you figured it out, though).

Hello Vitalik93 This forum topic: "SDSDefs problem with Norton Security" may be the same or similar Norton housekeeping problem. Now I understand why bjm_ have nothing about Norton size in Control Panel also... I didn't modify my system last two days (didn't install any updates or something like that).

The various ways to clean up the mess are in the discussion: https://community.norton.com/en/forums/sdsdefs-problem-norton-security from un-install-re-install or manually remove orphaned data that the product formerly used but had been updated. Can you say please, is it possible now to install 22.8 without upgrading from 22.7? Team Viewer, Win Rar and Experiense was with size info before reinstallation. Also I've asked other users about this issue and they have size info for Experiene for example. Today I did reinstall with Unistall Tool again and all sizes in Control Panel appeared (including for Norton).

If I do a quick defrag (takes about 5 minutes), the disk issue goes away; however, I have to do it every time I turn my computer on, or else the issue comes back. I don't like constantly defragging my computer, since I usually turn it on and off multiple times a day. I wasn't sure where to post this, so I hope I'm in the right place.

There are 2 solutions in this thread that might apply, here is the one I might try first, after making sure your drive is de-fragmented. If you have One Drive, Google Drive or Picasa, they will do this while syncing your files to the cloud storage.

You could try using the Removal Tool and then downloading a fresh install of your program. I reinstalled my program near the end of August and I have now 446 MB. Check out the program settings and then do one more restart. After that I installed Norton, update it and confogured.