Skip to comments.Norton or MacAfee?
Posted on 08/10/2004 6:41:08 PM PDT by don-o
I have two new Dell boxes - one came with Noron and one with MacAfee,
90 day trial over.
Which one do I buy? I have run both in the past, but I need help here.
I prefer Norton.
NEITHER! Un-install BOTH machines and go visit Grisoft and download AVG Antivirus.
FREE for home users!
Having used both, I prefer Norton.
I've found Norton to be much better.
I have McAfee but would suggest you use Norton.
I plan on switching to Norton but I will not switch to Norton until I buy a new PC.
These types of programs tend to "embed" themselves in your operating system (or so I've been told).
I'm using McAffee and have had not problems since I started three months ago. Believe it or not, I never used a protection system before that and had only minimal (almost no) problems over the years.
I'm a fan of McAfee for my home PC.
Twice using Norton I got viruses which resulted in having to format the whole drive.
No problems with McAfee.
We do use Norton in work though.
Don't listen too the other two. McAfee is by far a better product. I do not understand why anyone would use Norton, it causes more problems than it fixes. Get more feedback from actual comptuer IT guys, not people who do not know what they are talking about.
Norton, but the above post on Grisoft looks interesting.
I agree with steplock...neither. ZoneAlarm firewall and AVG
My tech guy swears by Panda. He installs it for all his customers and it even detects zipped viruses.
My work uses Norton, I use McAfee. Have had both at home and prefer McAfee, it does less strange and intrusive things to my system.
I like the 29.95 one - continuous updates all day long.
Also you guys should know that Peter Norton is a big time Dem contributor.
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