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02-16-2007, 10:01 AM
Join Date: Jul 2002
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...The problem with norton lies with them having like 18 applications all running in the background, half of which aren't even needed. And don't get me started on the little norton av tool bar.
It lags your system in general, not just when you do scans.
Well, I don't use the mickey mouse home edition, I run the corporate/enterprise product. Your 18 applications for AV (and by this I assume you mean services/processes) is an overstatment. I have Corporate Anti-Virus, PC Anywhere and Backup Exec (all Symantec products) running on this workstation and I have a grand total of 9 services/processes running that are associated with Symantec.
At any rate advising someone to uninstall their AV protection (even if it does run like a pig - and it's my experience that other apps are usually at the root of the problem) is not wise.
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