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Norton 2012 test - any likes/dislikes?


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Now that you've had a chance to become more familiar with this version, do you have any specific likes or dislikes - anything at all that would deter you from using the final version, or anything that you particularly like?

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Sapins

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Just been having a look round the interface as the performance tab was reporting 100% CPU usage. I discovered that if you hold the mouse over the "bars" and then click it gives you the three processes that are using the most CPU capacity, or if you chooseit, the Memory usage. The software for my new WD External drive was using 50% + on its own so I have uninstalled the WD software and the differnece is amazing. This is the sort of thing that I find extremely useful.

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Sapins

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chooseit should have a space thus; choose it and differnece of course should be difference.

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Ford Prefect 01

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The only irritation I have is can there be a facility to switch the activity map off.

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carver

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I've just got a couple of dislikes, first one is the time taken to perform scans. Compared to Norton 360 this version does seem to take a long time, nearly twice the time.

Second dislike is the sort of backup it provides, it only gives you the option of online back up but this is only any good if you intend to stay with Norton beyond the 12 months you have this product for.

I for one would not like the idea of backing my PC to online storage if the only way to retrieve it is to stay with Norton and keep paying, if you don't wish to do that then you have added expense to get another piece of software to do the back up for you.

I do like this product but it all depends on the price, Norton always asks top money for their products and I'm certain if they just reduced the price they would sell so much more, if you go to their website their prices are always 20% more than buying it from a retailer and they will send you a disc, were is the sense in that.

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JamesFrenkline

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No problem yet as I regularly update it

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