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boots74's avatar

Is there any need to have norton and mcafee at the same time?

Asked by boots74 (72points) March 12th, 2008

If not, which one is better to have??

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Riser's avatar

If you want your computer to hate you, you will keep running Norton.

El_Cadejo's avatar

I wouldn’t have either personally. They both are a pain in the ass and seem to restrict you a lot and get rather annoying. Id look into AVG thats what i use and I’ve never had any problems.

youknowconnor's avatar

I’m just waiting for the day when one of those programs realizes microsoft itself is one big virus and terminates it.

boffin's avatar

Never run two Security Suites at the same time…
I am using Avast Anti-Virus, the free version
And Comodo Firewall…
Also free…
Not a BIG fan of the Security Suite…..
Free is Good!

boots74's avatar

I took norton completely off my computer and downloaded the trial version of AVG.
So far no problems. Is this enough protection? or do I need more?
As you can tell, I donot know squat about this stuff…..
Thanks everyone!

El_Cadejo's avatar

Really you shouldnt ever have any problems with virus’ as long as your smart about what you do on your computer. That means dont click pop-ups, go to shady sites, or download anything your not sure about. Limewire for example can be a great host of virus’ dont use it unless you know what you’re doing and scan files before unzipping them.

boots74's avatar

thanks for the info on limewire, my son did download that onto my computer a few months ago (before I had to do system recovery), didn’t think it would ever be a problem. is there anywhere else my son can get music on his ipod without running into problems?

NVOldGuy's avatar

I don’t see why you would have both. One or the other or something else.

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