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Norton 2012 test - any performance issues?


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You've installed the software, and judging from your responses in the installation thread that went smoothly. Now we would like to hear about any performance issues - has there been any apparent effect on the way your machine runs with Norton 2012 installed?

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woody

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It looks like you are asking specific questions so i will keep it brief. Loaded on win vista 64 took over 3 hours to do a full scan with nothing else running - 8gb ram. Later loaded onto a win xp a full scan took over 2 hours - 1.25gb ram. In both cases Norton ,when not scanning, did not affect performance.

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bjh

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Not noticed any impact on performance during normal running. It seems very light on resources.

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rawprawn

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As this is a specific question my answer is that there have been no performance issues. I was running NIS 2011 before the test, and can see no difference in my computer's performance. I have had a couple of other issues arise which we can no doubt discuss later in the test.

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carver

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Performance does not appear to be effected at all but I suppose I should have run a benchmark test before I installed and one after to get a better idea.

But in normal use no difference and when playing L4D2 frame rates are still the same.

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n47.

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No performance issues here. It seems very light on resources.

Found fix for Error 8504,104 on installation scan. norton fix

Strange how "we were unable to find automated fix."

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Ventad

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No problems so far after the initial installation.

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bluesbrother

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No problems yet, almost as if its not there.

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gardener

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No performance issues. One strange thing though, yesterday Windows Action Centre reported that antivirus and antispyware were not functioning, despite Norton saying everything was secure. Action Centre asked if I wanted to start them. Pressing 'Yes' made no difference and Windows continued to regard them as still not working. I presume it was a Windows fault, as today everything is working normally.

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Legolas

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As all of the above. It runs very smoothly in the background doing what it should do without impacting on my computers performance, so far defineately not a resource hogger.

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sunnystaines

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running ok, had norton nis2011 installed prior to loading. pc just as fast.

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