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Symantec Releases Norton 360

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Yesterday, Symantec launched its new Norton 360 software, a solution that combines anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, intrusion protection, anti-phishing, backup and tune-up, eliminating the need to purchase and manage multiple products. Norton 360 is now available for purchase through the Symantec online store, here. A 'hard-copy' will be available for purchase at various retail locations and online retailers in March 2007. An optional add-on pack with Anti-Spam and Parental Controls will also be available to Norton 360 customers in mid-March, at no additional charge.

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norton sux imo, sounds good but having norton system works on a machine is enough to bloat it and make it run like crap, can only imagine this being worse :wtf:
 
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Norton Antivirus is good enought...these bundles are horrible, and will slow down you comp and annoying as hell with all the pop up bubbles...
 

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Yeah the pop up bubbles are aggravating. I find Norton to be a great product. Sure, some of the stuff in its systemworks is bloated, but for the longest time, it was one of the two main players in the game. When I Saw this, I thought it was for the Xbox 360 ::doi:: but now, I like the naming scheme. I think this would be worthwhile to try out and see how it acts on folks' pcs.
 

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Just stick with NOD32 or Avast AntiVirus... been using Avast for over 2 years now and not had any probs and atleast my PC isn't bogged down with Nortons extra processes in the background.
 
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Yawn, "360". Trying to jump on the Xbox marketing bandwagon by using 360 as their product name. How UNORIGINAL. Fire the P.R. department.
 

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AVG Free is the best Anti-Virus IMO.
 
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I won't touch anything Symantec with a stick, especially not with Vista after they officially announced that they are incompetent (by complaining about Vista).
 

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Someone get it....and tell me if their computer dies.
 

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bet it fills 1gig and 50% of cpu on idle
 

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I was gonna say "Who reckons it wont hog resources"


...well thats a little late :p

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hm, i was w8ing for testing this, norton took a complete new turn after 2007'th version. It'll be gd, i'm sure to some extent, but can't be 100% sure, cuz it's norton :D