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Is Norton Internet Security 2007 Worth A Dang?


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#1 chefkrh

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Posted 16 April 2007 - 12:16 AM

i have xp pro and installed norton internet security 2007. i have had nothing but trouble and error messages. previous versions of norton posed no problem. i have since removed it and am relying on spyware doctor with the antivirus upgrade. i want to install norton 2007 to my new vista laptop but am worried similiar trouble will occur. vista recommends extra security measures. is norton ok for vista. do i need an upgrade from symantec for vista. is there a better security system than norton (especially for vista)?

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#2 Jesse Bassett

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Posted 16 April 2007 - 06:20 AM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer!,
In my opinion the best security software is that which you can get for free. Here's what I would use on your Vista PC:

- AVG Antivirus Free
- Spybot Search & Destroy
- Lavasoft AdAware SE Personal
- CCleaner
- PC Tools Firewall Plus

All of the above programs work well with Vista and keep your PC running securly. Norton is garbage.... get rid of it.

Hope I helped,
Jesse

Edited by Jesse Bassett, 16 April 2007 - 06:20 AM.

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 l McAfee Total Protection l Super AntiSpyware Free Edition l AdAware SE Personal l Spyware Blaster l Spyware Guard l Safe Eyes 2007

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Posted 16 April 2007 - 07:30 PM

thanks a lot. i kinda figured that but need other options.




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