Registry values to check status of Norton/Symantec AntiVirus

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This is a general question. I am trying to find information to determine TimeOfLastScanPatternFileRevision and PatternFileDate etc settings directly in the registry for Norton AntiVirus on Windows 10.

I believe most Norton AntiVirus values should be located under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREIntelLANDeskVirusProtect6CurrentVersion…, but the latest Norton AntiVirus 22.19.8.65 trial version does not appear to have the same location in the Registry?

I can only see HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARENorton… and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARESymantec…. But I cannot find these values I want to check programmatically (Time of last scan and pattern file date etc).

Have Symantec changed the design and Registry location for Norton AntiVirus at some point in the past? Or is the usual location missing because I am using the trial version?

Can someone please clarify why HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREIntelLANDeskVirusProtect6CurrentVersion… is no longer visible in the latest version of Norton (Symantec) AntiVirus?

Thank you.

Trevor

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.dat files in Library/Application Support/Symantec/Antivirus on Mac

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I’m a mac user and have been running low on disk space for a while. I recently found out most of the disk space was occupied by ‘system files,’ a huge part of which consisted of various .dat files under dozens of folders named after dates (e.g., “20171212,” “20171121”) in Library/Application Support/Symantec/Antivirus folder. 

My questions are, 

1) What are these files? 

Individiual .dat file names include “tcdefs,” “viruscan,” “hp,” “hf,” “tcscan,” and some others. 

2) Is it safe to remove some of the older folders/files? This AntiVirus folder (under Library/Applciation Support/Symantec) is taking up more than a 100 GB space. 

I would much appreciate any advise/help! Thank you. 

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Windows Definitions Updates

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Hi, is it just me or you are also seeing the discrepency on Symantec Windows Definitions Updates? Today’s date is 2019/08/19.

Latest from Symantec: 2019/08/17 r3

Latest on Manager:      2019/08/18 r8

Where is the Manager getting the updates from?

Note: The manager is configured to download the updates from Symantec LiveUpdate.

Many thanks,

MabundaG

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Symantec Encryption Server License Trial Missing

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I want to test the Symantec File Share Encyrption in a small enviornment with the management Server for centrailization managmenet. I only got the trial key for Symantec File Share encyrption, how do i get the trial key for Symantec Encryption Server? 

Please help me out in this 

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