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#1 Philip Brampton

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 06:02 PM

I have just changed from having separate Norton Anti Virus and Fire Wall to Internet Security.
One thing i have noticed in particular is how slow the response is from Internet Security.
It takes about 15 seconds to load and about 60 seconds to exit.Live Update is also very slow.I have also noticed that to exit from Outlook Express is not immediate.Norton are not much help ,they suggest that my computer needs a tune up which it dosn't.
It is Norton Internet Security that needs the tune up.But how?
Any advice would be gratefully received.
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#2 Grinler

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 01:45 AM

Are you running teatimer, spywareguard, and now norton antivirus at the same time?

If so that could be killing your machine. If you have spybot's teatimer installed, you can uninstall spywareguard

#3 Philip Brampton

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 03:52 AM

Thanks Grinler.
I am running TeaTimer,Spyware Blaster and Norton Internet Security.I was running Spyware Guard as well but i have now uninstalled it as per your last note.
Regards.
Philip

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 04:03 AM

PS


I am running Norton GoBack as well.

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 05:45 AM

I was faced with the same problem and ended up removing NIS and replacing it with Norton 2004. There is a world of difference in the speed. I think Norton laid an egg with the "Internet Security" at least speed wise.

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 10:51 AM

Any difference in speed since removing spywareguard? It is possible as johr as has said that the Internet Security suite is a lemon

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 12:04 PM

I have tried uninstalling all my security programmes one at a time to see if any of them is the culprit.Not the slightest difference was noticed.Therefore i must conclude the problem is Norton itself.In the meantime i have emailed Symmantec again.Don't hold your breath.
I will keep you posted.
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Posted 07 November 2004 - 04:40 PM

Let us know how it works out

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Posted 07 November 2004 - 06:20 PM

Thanks for your interest.I will let you know what Symantec have to say,but as they are on another planet i am not hopeful they will be able to resolve the issue.
Regards.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 03:36 AM

Good Morning Grinler.
Regarding my problem with Norton internet security.
I have this morning heard from Norton.They say there could be a conflict with drivers.I wait to hear more.
I will keep you informed.
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Posted 12 November 2004 - 10:06 AM

The latest from Symantec is such a load of rubbish i can't even bothered to print it.
Very soon NIS is going to be a dustbin job

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Posted 12 November 2004 - 10:35 AM

There product is definitely not what it used to be unfortauntely.

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Posted 12 November 2004 - 10:46 AM

I think you are right.You would like to tell them their products are a load of !!!!!!!!.
However good manners,when using email,will prevail.
If the problem ever gets sorted i will let you know
Thanks for your interest.
philip

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Posted 16 November 2004 - 08:46 AM

NIS 2005 Continued.
My patience is exausted.After a signifcant number of emails to Symantec the problems are unresolved.I have therefore returned it from whence it came.
It is a great pity because Norton software has always been considered a market leader.
I am now trying AVG,first impressions are favourable.I would also like to try Trend micro.I hear good reports.

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 10:13 AM

To continue.
Symantec are very concerned that i have binned NIS 2005.
They emailed me again this Morning.Asking for details of what exactly the problems are.I must have told them 10 times already.
So all is not lost yet.
To be continued.




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