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Old 02-07-2007, 07:49 AM   #1
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Exclamation The Norton Alternative?

Is there something that is free that does everything Norton can do. Like tell you it blocked threats trying to get in your computer? Cause my Norton subscription is over and I think its stupid to pay like 50$ to renew it.

So if anybody has a link or anythigng plz tell me
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Old 02-07-2007, 07:55 AM   #2
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Norton is poo anyhoo, try the free Zone Alarm, its good at blocking stuff and isnt a resource hog like norton!

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http://www.zonelabs.com/store/conten...eeDownload.jsp
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:01 AM   #3
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I have had Zone alarm but it was just a firewall...and it was annoying! so is it better now? I will look at it anyways
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try zone alarm as youre fire wall

free av as youre anti virus
http://www.free-av.com/

and ad aware as your ad remover
http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/

thats all I use apart from I have Nod32 which you have to pay for as my av
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:09 AM   #5
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ok so do i need to turn off windows firewall and uninstall my norton right?
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:11 AM   #6
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Yea, norton is no use anyway. You will probbly find you're computer will run abit faster when you get rid of Norton too.
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yes! then i will follow your advice thanks!
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:16 AM   #8
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It's all down to opinion which ones you like, if you dont like them, you can easy remove them and try something else... so will be worth trying and no problem!
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Zone Alarm and avg!
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I use Sygate Personal Firewall and AVG and Avira AntiVir. Then spybot s&d and adaware for anti-spyware stuff.
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