Norton OR mcafee???

By kiyhkuj
Nov 25, 2007
  1. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    last one, honest ;)

  2. Spyder_1386

    Spyder_1386 TS Rookie Posts: 498

    hey hey :)

    yea i think i'm with most people on this one... Norton and Mcafee both tend to overload the system. Also currently using AVG ..

    Spyder_1386 :)
  3. UnlockForUs

    UnlockForUs TS Rookie

    If I will choose between mcafee and norton, I will choose McAfee. It's portable scanner is cool and effective (scan.exe). And it will not eat much of your computer resources unlike NORTON. If you want some free anti virus. I will recommend AVG. It's effective and FREE
  4. k.jacko

    k.jacko TS Rookie Posts: 493

    i've been using BitDefender for the past 6 months or so, for home use and for protecting our laptops at work.
    Its really good imho. 2008 antivirus with anti-spam and anti-malware cost £45 for 10 licences.
    I decided to use it after asking folk then looking for benchests. Bit Defender came very near the top in all of em, nailing nortons and macaphee easily, and mostly outgunning avast and avg. Its only real contender seemed to be kaspersky. Go look for yourself.
  5. weazle302

    weazle302 Banned Posts: 17

    i don't now umm tape a duck to your computer and it well fend of the viruses.
  6. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    That would be as effective as putting Norton on it.:D
  7. mtaylor5

    mtaylor5 TS Rookie Posts: 20

    i had norton for a year, first 4 mos of it, was a nightmare, it didnt protect, my p.c., mcafee going on 1 year, no problems at all. i will always reccomend mcafee!!!!!
  8. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    i do like the tape a duck to your pc idea :p why not, eh

    true, it would be better than norton as well ;)
  9. weazle302

    weazle302 Banned Posts: 17

    yep ducks are a great way to keep your pc safe!!!
  10. MrTwister

    MrTwister TS Rookie

    LOL: AVG is better solution :)
  11. you use a 286

    you use a 286 TS Rookie Posts: 63

    neither, use spybot search and destroy
  12. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    If you are saying to use just Spybot over Norton or McAffee, then that isn't a great idea. Well i wouldn't do it anyway ;) Spybot is just for spyware and trojans etc and not for viruses so you will want an anti virus program such as AVG as well
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