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Old 02-02-2006, 10:57 AM   #11
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Excellent, thanks for the advice all!
Thing is... I have Norton Internet Security 2005. I love all of the features that come with it as far as that goes, but 2006 is way too boggled down. My AV subscription just went out so now I just wanna keep everything else but the AV part of Norton. Is this possible with Avast or AVG?
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Old 02-02-2006, 12:39 PM   #12
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You will have no problems with Avast or AVG, as long as you get rid of just the Antivirus portion of Norton- which is not always easy to do. You can use all the other features of Noton you like. Myself, I can't stand Norton Antivirus, but I like a couple of programs from Symantec, such as Partition Magic, and Norton Ghost- two excellent programs! Uninstall the antivirus protion, and install Avast or AVG- you shouldn't have any problems.
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Old 02-02-2006, 01:08 PM   #13
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I HATE AVG GRRRRRR LOL ok sorry and how can you hate norton? its so easy to use lolz o well btw my caps is not yelling its emphasis
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Old 02-02-2006, 01:20 PM   #14
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How can I hate Norton Antivirus? (Because it's not just Norton all together) Well, let's see......
I was a Computer Tech for a national company, which provides all kinds of computer repair services to residential customers. Anyone that has been a tech knows that virus/adware/spyware keep technicians busy, and the do-it-yourselfers busy. I would have to say out of every 10 customers, 7 had Norton Antivirus, and 5 where usually infected by older trojans/worms/viruses. Sure, Norton would SOMETIMES detect them (not yelling, just emphasis), but couldn't remove them. WTF? This is why I can't stand the antivirus- because they charge $40+ for an antivirus app that doesn't do what it was designed to do- surprise- remove viruses. I even had it once myself- and I'm not even going to go there for the issues it gave me with the Internet Connection, Email, Outlook, etc, etc, etc. Sorry to ramble, but you asked
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I got it for free lol it came on my comp i never getg viruses i could turn off ym anti virus software and do a scan a week later and still not be infected
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