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Old 07-24-2006, 02:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Norton Antivirus?

Hey all, I'm new to the forums, so hi.

Well anyways, I have Norton AV and Norton Internet Security, are they truly as good as they seem to be? I don't ever have any viruses detected, but I've heard from reviewers and people that Norton doesn't really work and that I might have dozens of viruses on my comp, is this true? I just want to know encase I have to do something about it. Thanks

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Old 07-24-2006, 02:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There is a chance that you might have viruses on your computer since Norton doesn't always pick up all the viruses.
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I wouldn't use Norton if it were given to me. And McAfee is even worse.

The top of the line for an antivirus would be Nod32 and TrendMicro's PC-cillan,

I use Computer Associate's (CA) eTrust Antivirus and ZoneAlarm Pro firewall.
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i dont use antispyware or antivirus, because personally you dont need it, whoever gets a virus its your fault because you dl porn or visit some website your friend gave to you as a wednesday joke, and dont get angry or anything that you did it on accident cuz i really dont give a crap, try running your computer with no antispyware or anything like that and use any other internet browser besides internet explorer and i can guarentee you wont get a virus (unless you if you want to play the duck game that comes on ebaumsworld.com's adds or click on your buddies' links, or dl some gay porn)
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I wouldn't use Norton if it were given to me. And McAfee is even worse.

The top of the line for an antivirus would be Nod32 and TrendMicro's PC-cillan,

I use Computer Associate's (CA) eTrust Antivirus and ZoneAlarm Pro firewall.
Where can I get those Antivirus programs?

How can I be sure there's nothing in my comp already?

I use Netscape just to let you guys know.
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Nod32 - http://www.eset.com/

PC-cillan - http://www.trendmicro.com/en/home/us/home.htm

One year free trial of eTrust - http://www.my-etrust.com/microsoft/
(The eTrust Internet Security Suite includes a version of ZoneAlarm Pro)
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i dont use antispyware or antivirus, because personally you dont need it, whoever gets a virus its your fault because you dl porn or visit some website your friend gave to you as a wednesday joke, and dont get angry or anything that you did it on accident cuz i really dont give a crap, try running your computer with no antispyware or anything like that and use any other internet browser besides internet explorer and i can guarentee you wont get a virus (unless you if you want to play the duck game that comes on ebaumsworld.com's adds or click on your buddies' links, or dl some gay porn)

This is as funny as it is truthful.
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IMO Norton kindof sucks. i prefer ZoneAlarm
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Why does Norton suck to you?
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