Re: best current anti virus software?
- From: "* * Chas" <dnafutz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 10:42:07 -0700
"Mamba" <ben.joseph@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
"whiteMemphis" <loom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:aspects
I have currently installed Nortons, but not happy with various
aboutand would like to get rid of it & go with AVG, but have heard much
ahead withproblems getting rid of Nortons entirely, so am hesitant to go
notuninstallling, would appreciate any advice re uninstalling it, as am
might besufficiently experienced to deal with the sort of things that I
cleanfaced with. thanks any feedback.
You can get a dedicated removal tool from Nortons website which will
it off your machine. Avast is a much better antivirus compared to AVGand
will offer you better protection
The Norton Removal program doesn't remove everything but it does clean
out a lot of stuff that the Norton Uninstall Program misses. For example
a number of Symantec "features" like LiveReg and Live Update are usually
left in place... just in case you have other Symantec products
I used NAV on most of my PCs from version 2.0 up through 2002 plus I
tried 2003 and 2004. At times I only used NAV as a backup AV scanner and
eventually removed it from all of my systems except my Email PC.
Norton's proxy Email scanner blocked a lot of garbage during the Email
malware attacks a few years back saving me a lot of time having to
About a year and a half ago I switched that PC over to NOD32 and have
been very happy with it. I regained over 400MB of disk space when I
uninstalled NAV on that PC.
Do system searches for Norton and Symantec. Look for Symantec leftovers
in the Windows\Application Data\ and Windows\All Users\ folders in
OT: Last night I uninstalled a 30 day trial of AVG on my test PC. The
AVG uninstall program removed everything except 2-3 entries in the
Registry and some empty folders in Program Files... impressive!
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