Other comments mirror our experience with Norton after uninstall. I use a free protection system that works just fine (Avasti). The bottom line is, if you do not run an updated anti-virus program constantly, you should not connect to the internet and should only run programs from companies that have a scoopy_loopy10-06-06, 02:14oh ok thanks. check over here
A program that was part of this update failed ..."when running LiveUpdate I have looked at their web-site, and there does not appear to be anyway to contact them? It is better than a free antivirus because the updates are daily, very accurate, userfriendly and reliable, does the job excellently. is able to update. Do you think I need an alternative av like AVG? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/10019/should-i-uninstall-norton-av2002-before-installing-avast/
Their customer service also is awful and I doubt that has changed. I would definitely do that before installing avg Lawrence Abrams Don't let BleepingComputer be silenced. You will have no recent definitions. :rolleyes: Blade Runner10-06-06, 02:06Windows Updates have 'malicious software removal tool' which might solve some of your problems. My Cartoons:IE7 ][ Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 ][ Avast!
Not economical for a single-use system. I have a variety of products today that seem to do as well in finding viruses & spyware, and use fewer system resources. Posted by: NortonBgone | May 29, 2008 11:52 AM | Report abuse I used Symantec products for over 12 years. Avast Another Antivirus Program Has Been Detected Posted by: tired_of_Symantec | May 28, 2008 11:58 PM | Report abuse I am using Norton360 and have no problem with speed.
Posted by: Peter | May 29, 2008 5:42 PM | Report abuse I switched to Vexira Antivirus by Central Command, it's fast and small with no conflicts! I think that not only will Symantec have to sort themselves out, the Windows OEMs will have to rethink what deals they strike with whom or watch their sales further eroded. I chose NIS08 because it was a PC Magazine Editor's Choice. https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=34050.0 and all one needs is an antivirus, and an faster, more effective and lighter-weight one than Symantec make at that.
Posted by: JohnJ | May 29, 2008 10:13 AM | Report abuse I stopped using Norton about 2 years ago when it completely crashed my new computer using Windows XP Media. How To Uninstall Antivirus In Windows 10 My kids love the automatic backup features and haven't had any issues at all with the new ones slowing down systems. Generated Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:26:52 GMT by s_ac4 (squid/3.5.20) Avant Browser Avant Browser community forum Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The team badboy7010-06-06, 19:33hello has anyone used windows defender from microsoft?
Posted by: [email protected] | May 28, 2008 7:32 PM | Report abuse The first post by qqqqqqq is when my keyboard started going crazy on me. Posted by: babylon | May 29, 2008 2:30 AM | Report abuse Not one of these comments states the obvious solution to Symantec bloat - Ditch Windows! How To Uninstall Antivirus And Install A New One Now, my computer crashes any time I try to run a game or if I open several internet sites at the same time. How To Uninstall Antivirus From Computer Just like Real Networks saying "we're better now!
The new AVG 8.0 is as bloated as some versions of Norton were / are. http://2theprinter.com/how-to/should-i-use-norton-internet-security-2008-s-firewall-or-windows-vista-s-built-in-one.php I have now REPLACED ALL the Symantec/Norton products I previously used with MUCH BETTER programs, including ESET Smart Security, and I am very pleased with the results. Help us fight Enigma Software's lawsuit! (Click on the above link to learn more) Become a BleepingComputer fan: FacebookFollow us on Twitter! When I talked to Symantec customer service before upgrading to v.11 the lady assured me, that performance will me much better than with the previous release. Changing Antivirus Software
That Symantec react now - after ten years... To put it succinctly, you fly in ever smaller and smaller circles until you fly up your own :cen: Blade Runner12-06-06, 13:41Yeah, that trick used to work up untill version 2004. thanks again Top Sara AvantGuard Posts: 6283 Joined: Thu Dec 12, 2002 11:16 pm Windows Version: Windows 7 Avant Version: 2015 build 27lite Default engine: N/A IE Version: IE 10(64 bit) this content Posted by: [email protected] | May 28, 2008 7:36 PM | Report abuse Regarding both Firefox & SeaMonkey, I DO get a lot of e-mail in Chinese [which I usually make no
I gave up and stopped opening a lot of windows and stopped playing games until I find something else for virus protection. Avast Incompatible Software Detected Sophos It really doesn't slow things down on my Mac. I switched to PC Trends..
But these days I use my Mac more. In fact I just checked and there are no more updates, which mean that you antivirus protection is way out of date. I uninstalled for the last time more than a year ago and have never looked back. Avast Mac Incompatible Software Detected Each newer build of Norton contains of different sub-parts working together for total protection against the latest threats.
However you may receive new virus-updates, Norton 2004 itself installed in 2006 will be so far outdated that it can't guarantee hardly any protection. Yes, it's completely effective at protecting the computer, but it makes booting very slow and seems to entangle itself in every program such that they all slow. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. have a peek at these guys Posted by: EL | May 29, 2008 4:50 PM | Report abuse I too was very frustrated with Symantec's products over the last few years.