free Norton 2007 upgrade-worth it?

  Probabilitydrive 21:46 15 Nov 2006

Norton is currently offering a free upgrade from your Norton Internet security 2006 to its 2007 version.

I know of incompatability issues with other applications namely SpybotSD (which Norton 2007 asks you to uninstall)!!

1) Have you updated (2006 to 2007)? Can you confirm these incompatability issues? What other applications are incompatable?
2) Is it/was it worth the free upgrade?
3) What are the major pitfalls/problems did you encounter due to this upgrade?

I'm really only interested in advice regarding those questions.

I want to avoid a base debate/discussion whether Norton is good/bad/ugly/in/superior...etc..
A point you surely appreciate.;-)

(Threads regarding discussions of this sort have been covered extensively elsewhere.)
grouphug ;-)

  anskyber 22:00 15 Nov 2006

Ask Jimmy 14, he loves it. Incompatibility issues/ some are a matter of litigation. I am happy with my resource, ZoneAlarm.

  nikef 22:09 15 Nov 2006

yes i have done it,and very pleased i am to

no problems downloading at all

it asks you to remove spybot and i did ,no problems there

once installed i re-installed spybot and every think works like a dream

defantly worth the free upgrade

dont forget to add your add ons,go bk to the download site,they are offering these free to

  Probabilitydrive 22:11 15 Nov 2006

I read those threads and Jimmy14's evaluation of Norton. I value that. However,in this thread I'm after first hand experience.

Just found a few reviews click here

  Probabilitydrive 22:14 15 Nov 2006

nikef, have you other antispyware running? (ad-aware..etc)

Have you experienced a slowdown?

  nikef 22:34 15 Nov 2006

no slow down,but my laptop is new a month old

yes i have ad-aware,a2,spyware blaster ccleaner

and all these are updating and scanning with no probs at all

hope this helps

  Probabilitydrive 22:45 15 Nov 2006

nikef. Mine is a 2 month old desktop which runs smoothly like sand in an hourglass , and I want to keep it this way.
Thats why I'm weary to mess around with (controversial) updates. Good to hear you positive experience, Thanx.

  nikef 22:54 15 Nov 2006

your welcome

  J B 10:55 16 Nov 2006

Do you have Windows Defender installed on your system, and if so did you have to do the same routine with it as you did for S/B? I have NAV 2006 along with ZA free and all the other suspects installed. J.B.

  Probabilitydrive 15:35 16 Nov 2006

J B.I have Spyware Doctor/Win Defender/Ad-aware/SpybotSD/Norton 2006 installed.
That amounts to a pretty formidable defense catalogue.
As yet, I have not upgraded to Norton 2007, so I rally cant tell (as yet. I'm somewhat still two mided about an upgrade.
"If it ain't broke, why fix it"...kind of thing.

Next step is to find out, what are the benefits of such an upgrade, (Apparently an improved firewall is one of it...)

  Lettervanman 16:35 16 Nov 2006

Something FREE from Norton,where?

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