I have the EXACT same problem!
I have gone thru all of the updates (via Live Update... multiple times until it said that it's not required).
Then I turned off all the detection settings, then rebooted, then turned everything back on (via Fix Now).
Still the message and the popup windowto verify the subscription persist.
I tried to use the activation repair tool (above in the thread), but that stops working, as soon as I input the answer to the captcha (ie: 2+2= 4 or 4+8= 12) -- I tried several times.
Each time I try, it pops up an error window stating:
NortonActivationRepair has stopped working
A problem has caused the program to stop... yada yada yada.
I could do an uninstall / reinstall of the product, but I'd rather fix it if possible.
Running Windows 7 on an aging HP laptop.
PS: I am 'puter savvy', so I do understand most techno-babble.
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