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Suggestions on the best anti-virus software


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MattCharles

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Ok, I have Norton Anti-Virus Software Security, with Antivirus, antispam and a firewall. What other programs are out there that are actually better and actually work lol.
I mean I guess Norton isn't that bad BUT it could be better.

Thanx guys. :whistling:
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Hi MattCharles...

For free protection, have a look at AVG or Avast. If you want to buy your AV, Nod32 is pretty tough to beat.

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Hey there MattCharles.

I always used "Trend Micro Internet Security" its great and has never let me down. I find it way more easier to use than Norton and it doesnt take up that many system resources. At there their homepage you can download a trial and see if you like it.

http://www.trendmicr...ome/us/home.htm

Cool :whistling:
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MattCharles

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thanx guys you are the best!
but what is the easiest way and SAFE way to uninstall Norton COMPLETELY out of my system?
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Start, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, find Norton in the list, and it will ask if you want to remove ALL Norton products, click yes.
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yep NOD32 and AVG are my Selection
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With Norton, it's pretty tough to get it off the machine. It's actually worse than most of the viri it's supposed to protect you from... :whistling:

You may have to use the removal tool for your specific application. Google SymClean and SymNRT...each is designed to remove different Norton applications.

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Norton has a Nickname.... Norton The RAM HOG! plus it sometimes turns itself off when under a bad attack and a bad virus which then leaves your pc open for those nasty BUGS :whistling:
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Nod32 and Kapersky if you are paying, and Avg and Avast for free--I go back and forth between AVG and Avast, and have lately been recommending AVG, but six months ago, it was the other way around.
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I would go with Zonealarm suite. I think its good enogh for me, it works, it doesnt use much system resources, easier than norton and THE BEST OF ALL IS IT IS NOT A PAIN IN THE ***. Actualy a freind of mine had NIS2005 and while attacked by a virus, norton turned itself off and his computer whent Ka-BLUEY. jajaja
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well heres a removal tool i used it and took out my norton internet security




http://service1.syma...=&osv_lvl=&seg=




just choose the one you need

good luck
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The most efficient and effective way to get rid of a Norton install is to set the Bios to boot from CD and use the XP disk for a clean install. No matter what you decide to do, make sure all important data is safely backed up before you do anything at all.

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The most efficient and effective way to get rid of a Norton install is to set the Bios to boot from CD and use the XP disk for a clean install. No matter what you decide to do, make sure all important data is safely backed up before you do anything at all.

Johanna

Don't forget the step where you find and collect every cd in your house that has anything to do with Norton and putting them all in the microwave on high for 2 hours. Sure the microwave will be toast afterwards as well, but at least you are completely free of Norton products in the home! :whistling:

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:whistling: :blink: :help:



Now, now, Fenor, no need to be hateful about it.... :)



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MattCharles

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I'm thinking of buying Trend Micro Internet Security. :whistling:
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