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Norton Antibot Beta

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#1 frankp316


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Posted 08 June 2007 - 12:34 PM

I subscribe to the Webware free apps blog. Normally they don't discuss security but last night there was a post about Norton AntiBot Beta. I have posted a link. Obviously, I like the concept. However, I'd be interested in some feedback from some of the BC experts. Is it any good? I have two concerns. Of course Norton products tend to be resource hogs. This is probably no different. And I suspect Symantec will charge for this at some point. So is this worth downloading or is there a freeware alternative that does the same thing? I currently have Defender, SpywareBlaster, SpywareGuard, AVG Anti-Spyware & AntiVir. I'm also considering the AVG Rootkit detector but haven't downloaded that yet. Thanks in advance.


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Posted 08 June 2007 - 07:18 PM

I would never trust my computer's security, or any mission-critical process, to a Beta application. If you wish to contribute to the public testing of the application that is commendable and can be a learning experience for you. But continue to rely on proven security applications.
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#3 Commander Gman

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 12:58 AM

Well theres not much feedback since its newly released
I suggest for time to pass by since the BETA version still is in testing and fixing bugs and other things in the software then read there comments & feedbacks when they've tested it
So you can get a better look at the product rather than you've just recently downloaded it without any information about it :thumbsup:

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