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Re: My Laptop is Slow

Jan 11, 2014

WOAH STOP!!! Theres your problem

 

Uninstall Norton ASAP and download AVG free or AVAST anti virus!!! Norton is a resoruce hog and can take up alot of memory

 

Also download and run CCleaner

 

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

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Re: My Laptop is Slow

Jan 11, 2014

Drink_Guinness_ wrote:

WOAH STOP!!! Theres your problem

 

Uninstall Norton ASAP and download AVG free or AVAST anti virus!!! Norton is a resoruce hog and can take up alot of memory

 

Also download and run CCleaner

 

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner


While I agree Norton is a bit of a resource hog, you'd have to have a pretty terrible computer for Norton to affect the performance of a computer so much.

Seems like the free Norton subscription has expired and needs a new purchase to get it to work again if its not scanning anything. It could also be the fact that the software never had a scanning schedule configured.

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Jan 11, 2014

I can't get rid of Norton; my mom paid for it. It can't even scan like that malewarebytes thingy.  : /

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Jan 11, 2014

Lay off the porn.

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Re: My Laptop is Slow

Jan 11, 2014

I don't trust Norton, my dad told me that some viruses can bypass it's security.
I'm currently using Avira Free AV and it's really good app.


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Re: My Laptop is Slow

Jan 11, 2014

ossiecastro5 wrote:

I can't get rid of Norton; my mom paid for it. It can't even scan like that malewarebytes thingy.  : /


Every antivirus can scan your PC, I had Norton for a few months. Just keep using MalwareBytes.

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