Re: Opinions Please on Norton
- From: "Shane" <shanebeatson@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 03:45:28 GMT
Do you have Erunt yet Figgs? There's no Scanreg in XP (or indeed in NT4.0 or
Win2K. To back the registry up you need Erunt:
NTRegopt comes with Erunt so no need to get it seperately.
(btw I've got a batch here that runs Erunt first boot of the day only, if
you get cheesed off with the default options, that is with - unless he's
changed it at last - having to remember now and then to manually delete old
backups. Mine makes one for each day of the week, so keeps a maximum of
> "Art" <null@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005 20:57:13 -0400, "Heather" <figgs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> I shouldn't even have to ask, but my tech is building me a new
>>> computer >
>> at the moment and thought he was doing me a favour by putting Norton
>> > 2005 on it. I am really hedging on that.
>>> But I know from being on this group for eons that Norton is one SOB
>>> to remove......and I recall it seems to have a lot of Live Update
>>> problems. So any info would be appreciated.
>>> PS......Art, it really isn't all that expensive. Willy is doing a
>>> super job for me. I do have my own copy of XP Home, so that saves
>>> on cost. Not getting a new monitor or router at this point. Willy
>>> said to hold off until I needed or wanted them. Took me 5 years to
>>> find this man.....he is so damned honest......not to mention
>>> extremely good.
>> Hey, you won't be banned from the virus lists just because you want
>> to give NAV another try for free :) Symantec does offer a eradication
>> utility from what I hear. What I'd do is backup the registry before
>> NAV is installed so I could restore it later. Maybe see if Willy will
>> do that for you.
>> Have fun! :)
> Thanks for the info. That is a thought. I will add that to the list
> I am sending him tonight. And yes, I can't wait to get it. I have
> had XP Home sitting here for 2.5 years and this POC could not be
> *MDG* Computer Company put a 1997 BIOS in it in 2001.....and it
> wouldn't support either the upgrade or a second HD. I am naming the
> company so any Canadian is aware of what happened to me....and could
> happen to them. I suppose I could have blasted them and perhaps
> gotten a bit of a deal from them on a new one, but it just ain't
> worth it......I don't trust them.
> I also took a fair lightning hit a month ago and it fried the network
> card and in general *upset* a few things, but I think it is doing OK
> for now.
> Cheers......and thanks......Heather
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