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Post by kerrensimmonds » Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:26 pm

Yes re Norton. I have been told that I won't be able to remove it from my PC,because it has 'tentacles' that go everwhere. All I can do is disable all its applications. At least the PC should be faster again.....

I wouldn't want to try the new version after all the trouble I have had with Norton over the years, including a seized up laptop just after I had upgraded (at a cost of £40 or so!). The PC repair people said I was not the first.....
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Post by jtaylor » Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:36 pm

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Post by sejintenej » Sat Feb 16, 2008 9:37 pm

kerrensimmonds wrote:My new laptop came with avast! already loaded. I wasn't asked to pay for it. It seems very efficient, the computer runs much faster than its predecessor (which had Norton) and the only irritation is on the occasions (4-5 times a week) when a male American voice announces 'Virus Database Updated'....
I have a PC upstairs (rarely used now) and I have had a lesson on how to disable Norton, whereupon I will load AVG.
Yes, there is a free version of Avast which I have in France. Works fine; I have no speakers on that or this PC so I get a screen message instead. I don't know which of AVG and Avast is better - if there is anything in it.

As I understand it, one of the two is a rebadged program with a Germanic original name which appears under a variety of names with minor screenshot changes.
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Re: FORUM UPGRADE - now completed!

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:35 am

Time to get the mods to work, Julian - crack the whip, man!

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Post by Mid A 15 » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:53 am

Noba by name....

Definitely spam.
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