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How to stop Symantec Endpoint Protection from running on Windows [Guide]

symantec_end_point [1]Love it or hate it, many corporates prefer the notorious Symantec or Norton security in Windows OS for one reason or the other. The problem is that this security software, more often than not, creates silly situations. For instance:

Therefore, you must kill it in order to perform your desired task. Here is how you can kill it, by using commands (this works on Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8):

When you need the program again, you simply bring it back by doing the following: