New Windows 7 PC Bulldog/McAfee/Norton 360 ???

  compumac 13:20 04 Oct 2010
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Just purchased a new Windows 7 PC. I have available Bulldog 90 day trial installed but not activated. I also have to hand legal copies of 1) McAfee Total Protection and 2) Norton 360 V4. Plus Emsisoft Antimalware (paid for edition)
Comments invited as to the best choice as I have no knowledge of Bulldog whatsoever.

  sunnystaines 13:25 04 Oct 2010

i like norton 360 and use it, read the beta testing form on PCA to get a good view.

  compumac 13:28 04 Oct 2010

Installed Norton 360 on my daughters laptop a few weeks ago but have not yet got looked at it in any detail.

  birdface 13:51 04 Oct 2010

Whatever one of the first 3 you choose just add Emisoft and you should be Ok.

  compumac 13:56 04 Oct 2010

buteman
Thanks for that. Currently have Antimalware running alongside McAfee on three XP machines, but have Bulldog available and just wonder as to its capability in comparison to the others.

  compumac 14:18 04 Oct 2010

The only comment I would make in respect of Norton 360 is that I have a friend who uses Norton 360 and on two different occasions he has had to remove it completely and re-install due to Internet freezing which only disppaered after he had taken Norton off. This of course might be an isolated instance, but is why I am posing the question here.

  KremmenUK 15:01 04 Oct 2010

I think Norton 360 is overkill. I'd just stick with Norton Internet Security 2011 as the majority of additional utilities found in 360 are within 7 anyway or available in the freeware arena

  woodchip 15:13 04 Oct 2010

Norton as a good read-up with the new versions, not like old, fast and light

  Woolwell 15:18 04 Oct 2010

I don't see the point of adding Emisoft to Norton 360.

  sunnystaines 15:28 04 Oct 2010

I would agree with KremmenUK i only use 360 as a result of the beta test otherwise it would be NIS2011

  compumac 16:37 04 Oct 2010

Just checked my daughters PC that has Norton 360 installed on it a few weeks ago. Clicking on the icon and/or clicking on the programme produced no response whatsoever, - as if it had never been installed. This is exactly what happened with my friends Norton 360. I am now, following the helpline, uninstalling Norton 360.
Not very encouraging at all!!

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