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Old 01-19-2004, 03:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've installed Norton SystemWorks on my old computer few days ago. The program slows my computer down by A LOT! Although my computer wasn't that fast to begin with, but it REALLY slowed it down to a point where I cannot use it. It takes like 45 seconds just to load up WINAMP. I have a Celeron 333Mhz....yes it's slow but it's not that slow!!

I was planning to install the program on my new AMD 2600+ but having second thoughts....i know my new one is much faster than my old one but still.....I'm afriad that it'll slow it down by a lot.

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Old 01-19-2004, 03:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have never had a problem using Norton System Works. Did you purchase it, or was it from a friend of a friend? That makes a difference.
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Old 01-19-2004, 03:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have never had a problem using Norton System Works. Did you purchase it, or was it from a friend of a friend? That makes a difference.
Yes, I've purchased it and activated it and all that. But I'm wondering, what difference does it make?
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Old 01-19-2004, 04:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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None,, that was a stupid question,,

on the system works,, I have noted, and do not recommend the product,, in my personal experience, I have found nothing but issues with the Speed Disk, Defragger, etc..

In my opinion,, I would uninstall and shelf it!

But thats just me,, I hate invasive crappy software,,
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Old 01-19-2004, 04:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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None,, that was a stupid question,,

on the system works,, I have noted, and do not recommend the product,, in my personal experience, I have found nothing but issues with the Speed Disk, Defragger, etc..

In my opinion,, I would uninstall and shelf it!

But thats just me,, I hate invasive crappy software,,
But I need a good anti-virus software. Should I just get the Norton Anti-Virus 2004 then and not the SystemWorks? Or maybe I just install the anti-virus part of it and forget about the rest?!
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Old 01-20-2004, 05:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Nortons system works does make the computer. I have experienced it. In fact even simple NAV slows down the computer.
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Old 01-20-2004, 11:30 AM   #7 (permalink)
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http://www.grisoft..com

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two thumbs up,, and it is FREE!
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