I work for a company that employs Symantec Endpoint Protection. I have a user that has forgotten the password to their pst file. I've tried running a few password reset programs but Symantec treats them as viruses and will not allow me to complete the task. Has anyone else had this problem?
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You'll need admin rights depending on how Symantec is managed, but if you disable Symantec it should allow you to run whatever you want to run. Click HERE for a great post on how to disable most common AV/Security applications.
I shouldn't have to note this, but I will anyway: Disabling Symantec is typically not a good idea. It's better to disconnect from your internal network before doing this as its possible for malware to remain inactive until such an opportunity presents itself.
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