software conflicts

  steved4 21:12 27 Aug 05
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I recently installed norton security suite and it is not allowing me to turn on auto-protect due to a conflict with my audigy soundcard,i was wondering if anyone knew a good alternative to norton.I tried mcafee but i read that it takes up twice as much resources as norton.Is zonelabs security suite any good?

  Mr Beeline 21:42 27 Aug 05

I've used Command anti virus for many years click here and been more than pleased. Very much "not" a resource hog and they put out regular virus signature updates, sometimes severel times a day... beats Nortan's once a week (unless that's changed these days).

Or if you want something free, consider AVG7. I installed this on a friends PC the other week and was pretty impressed with it.

Good luck what ever you decide to do.

  Mr Beeline 21:45 27 Aug 05

Just seen you use the word "suite". Most people seem to think it's better to use different products to cover you. I use Command anti virus, MS anti spyware and Zone alarm (though I've stuck with version 5, as there are some reports of problems with the latest version).

  citadel 20:03 28 Aug 05

You should find out what is causing the conflict, there may be an update to fix it. I have norton and an audigy and everything works fine.

  citadel 20:03 28 Aug 05

You should find out what is causing the conflict, there may be an update to fix it. I have norton and an audigy and everything works fine.

  smokingbeagle 20:37 28 Aug 05

click here

If the link does not work, there are several solutions avilable in the symantec knowledgebase.

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