Internet protection which one??

  mark mcc 20:04 20 Apr 2006


i have bought a new laptop and i want to know what internet and virus protection i should use my choices are

1. Norton Internet Security 2006
2. Bullgaurd 5.1

can you tell me whick one i should go for.

Thanks Mark

  SG Atlantis® 20:09 20 Apr 2006

AVG or avast free editions.
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Zone Alarm/ kerio free editions.

all free

  yaesu 20:10 20 Apr 2006

I'd use AVG and Zone Alarm, they're free! I had Norton back in 94 and said never again for me. Good luck

  mark mcc 20:13 20 Apr 2006

Thanks Guys!!!


  BigRik 20:15 20 Apr 2006

I don't have experience of either Norton or Bullguard, but if you have decided on one of those two and don't want any of SG Atlantis® suggestions then all I can tell you is that from what I have read many, many times on this forum is that Norton is somewhat of a system hog, so you may be better off using Bullguard.

Good luck choosing. There are many! A forum search could help you decide.

  Totally-braindead 20:27 20 Apr 2006

Don't know anything at all about Bullguard. Actually I've never heard of it so thats probably not a good sign. Norton is ok, I used to use it but moved away from it and onto the free ones because I started having trouble with the Norton. It has been mentioned many times that Norton is a system hog causing the computer to run slower. I must say that personally I never noticed it but know that others have.

If you haven't already bought Norton I would suggest exactly what SG Atlantis® has suggested. And of course its free. I use AVG anti virus, zone alarm firewall and have adaware and counterspy. You do pay for counterspy if you use it though its the only one that isn't free.

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