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Beta Testing


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Norton 2012 test - and finally....


Forum Editor

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It's nearly time to wind up the test. If you downloaded the software and have tested the product, now's the time to check the other threads in this series, and make sure you've responded.

Otherwise, use this thread to post your final thoughts, or any other comments you would like to make about the software that aren't covered by the other thread titles.

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carver

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It a very good anti virus that just does it's job, no hassle just put it on your PC and leave it to run.

There are free programmes but the problems with those are you have to update manually and with threats coming out all the time it could be too late.

One site did do a test on anti virus programmes recently and the winner was Norton, used less computer memory than most of the free stuff and it showed that AVG used twice as much.

I just wish that the owners of Symantec had as much intelligence as it's software, they have a good product but don't recognize customer loyalty, their help lines are first class but unless you have their product you will not know this.

If you go onto Symantecs web site to download a copy of Norton Internet Security 2011 it's £49.99 go to Amazon and its £22.00 so why don't Symantec say to existing customers "we will give you a discount for staying with us". In this current economical climate I would have thought that retaining customers was one of the most important issues a firm could face.

It all about money and no amount of telling people that you have the best product will get them to spend some thing they do not have, after all why spend money when you can get a free item that nearly does the same job.

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Newuser38

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This version as with 2011 runs in the background with no slowing of the rest of the programs. I have got used to its screen 'face' and of course once it is set up one can use the extras or simply let it run. I will continue to use the program after the beta. Thanks again to PCA (FE) and Norton.

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Newuser38

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Sorry I thought the first 'post' had not worked!

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bjh

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Well, barely noticed it was there which, for something like internet security, is what I want. Except when I checked the forum, to see what the next question was, I pretty much forgot it was there.

I've had a couple of error messages, one self-fixed, one not (but reported back to them), but nothing else exciting.

So, thank you, Forum Editor, and thanks to Norton.

(By the way, as in previous years, the installed version will last a month, if reactivated (just before?) by the 14 day deadline. When it becomes inactive after a month, you can re-download the newest beta, and get another 14/28 day licence. That can be repeated until mid-September).

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Ventad

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only problem I found is that I have been away for a few days and got back today and the BETA had come to the end date and would not it seems let me get on line until I deleted it and Put MSE back on from a previous download.

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gardener

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All in all it seems a reliable internet security package. I can't really see the point of some of the utilities, Application Ratings and the Activity Map seem a bit gimmicky.

Thanks for the opportunity to take part in the testing.

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Chaz10

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Nothing really to add other than what has been mentioned in other member posts.

A big thanks to Forum Editor, PCA and Norton.

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Jameslayer

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It suprised me how smooth it all was. Would definatly consider recomending to people.

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Ford Prefect 01

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It just ticks over in the background, no hassle, no fuss just like it should.

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mark2

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As others have said, gets on quietly in the background doing it's job without any fuss, Will use and recommend it.

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