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    Norton Subscription Finally Finished!

    This is a discussion on Norton Subscription Finally Finished! within the General chat forums, part of the Community channel category; Well my Norton subscription for product updates has finally finished, god it's been a quick year! I have decided that ...

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      Norton Subscription Finally Finished!

      Well my Norton subscription for product updates has finally finished, god it's been a quick year! I have decided that I do not want to renew Norton again because I feel it was too heavy on system resources. I now have a dilemma though because I don't know what to use instead. So my question is, do I use the free AV solutions, AVG etc, (some more suggestions would be good) or do I install Sky's Mcafee suite? Your opinions are appreciated!!


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      Norton is known to hog resources lol!
      I use McAfee and its pretty neat! though some may say its naff!

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      The Free for a year copy of McAfee is just as bloated.

      I my opinion Nod32 is by far the best AV on the market along with Outpost 4 Firweall.
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      I'm happy with ZoneAlarm as my firewall, you know the old "if it ain't broke don't fix it saying" I also know that NOD32 is good a friend did recommend it but I'm wondering if I can save a bit by going for one of the free virus programs. What does anyone think about Avast?

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      NOD32 is free for a month
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      Had Norton for 3 years loved it but decided to take the plunge with the free Mcafee and glad i did, I find its just a tad more difficult to configure but once all that is done its great.
      hAS ANYONE SEEN MY cAPSLOCK KEY?

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      I'm going to give Avast a go for a while and see how it goes.

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      Avast is great I have that on all my Kids PC's
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      Avast has never let me done and my entire family use it on my recomendation and none of us have had any problems with it. I also use Zone Alarm.

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      avast here too used to have nortons internet security but it got bloated with all the updates never had a problem with avast i use the pro vesion as it has a 90 day trial on it

     

     
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