Posted 21 March 2008 - 04:42 PM
I am requesting opinions of the Zone Alarm Security Suite. I have a Compaq Desktop with a 2.9ghz Pentium 4. 1Mb of ram, 1 Gb HD and running Windows XP Service PAck 2.
I previously used McAfee Antivirus, Zonealarm Pro, Spybot S&D and Adaware without problems. My ISP has offered Norton Security Suite at no cost so I downloaded & began using it. Even with auto updates turned off, the Norton still launches Lucoms~1.exe and it call back proxy (its updater) appoximately hourly, which utilizes up to 99% of processor resourses. This is tolerable when surfing, but very annoying when gaming. Repeated calls to Norton & my ISP tech support haven't resolved the problem, so I need to replace this junk program.
Does the antivirus in the ZoneAlarm Security Suite perfrom as advertised or is there a better option available.