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#1 dcanaday

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Posted 20 December 2006 - 01:00 PM

I am using Norton Antivirus 2005. Lately I have been getting emails advertising for the 2007 version. I regularly update my antivirus software. Would purchasing the 2007 version give me any benefit over simply continuing to update every week?

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Posted 20 December 2006 - 01:03 PM

No, but eventually they'll discontinue support and updates for your version - so you'll be forced to upgrade.

I'd suggest one of the good, free antivirus solutions that are available. I prefer AVG Free (available here: http://free.grisoft.com/doc/28415/lng/us/tpl/v5 )
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Posted 20 December 2006 - 01:06 PM

Thanks John. You just saved me some cash. I'll also check out that free virus software you recommended.

Take care,
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Posted 20 December 2006 - 09:44 PM

I will support John's recommendation. I have AVG 7.5 on 8 of my computers. Have been using it since version 6.x
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