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Old 12-05-2008, 12:56 PM   #1
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Default AVG Internet Security any good?

I've been running a copy of Norton Corporate ED 11, I got while going to college. It's getting pretty long in the tooth. I also run Kerio firewall and a couple of anti-spyware programs like Spybot search and destroy.

To simplify things an all in one suite would be nice. My question, is AVG and good. Or am I better off with Norton 360 v2, or KasperskyŽ Internet Security 2009?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-05-2008, 01:23 PM   #2
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Originally posted by: thegisguy
I've been running a copy of Norton Corporate ED 11, I got while going to college. It's getting pretty long in the tooth. I also run Kerio firewall and a couple of anti-spyware programs like Spybot search and destroy.

To simplify things an all in one suite would be nice. My question, is AVG and good. Or am I better off with Norton 360 v2, or KasperskyŽ Internet Security 2009?

Thanks in advance.
NIS 2009 unless you want the rest of the N360 features
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Old 12-05-2008, 02:30 PM   #3
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Default AVG Internet Security any good?

I looked at NIS 2009, and figured for the $20 difference in cost it would be worth the money for the file backup. So I take it you think Norton > AVG or Kaspersky?
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Old 12-05-2008, 04:03 PM   #4
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I looked at NIS 2009, and figured for the $20 difference in cost it would be worth the money for the file backup. So I take it you think Norton > AVG or Kaspersky?
Yes, but I do work for Symantec (so factor that in). Honestly the 2009 releases are the best releases from us probably ever, I have no issues strongly recommending them (I didnt recommend other versions to put it in perspective)

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Old 12-05-2008, 04:11 PM   #5
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Default AVG Internet Security any good?

I've heard much good about this release of Norton. Honestly, I'd choose almost anything over AVG. They didn't particularly impress me a couple of years ago, and they've only gotten worse. Personally I use Antivir free edition, and if I had to buy A/V it would most likely be Antivir Premium. I still have a bad taste in my mouth from past Symantec products, but for the right price I'd give them another chance due to all the positive comments I've heard.
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Old 12-05-2008, 06:37 PM   #6
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Default AVG Internet Security any good?

Two quick questions. First is with a 1 year license to Norton 360, what exactly stops after 1 year? Can I keep getting virus updates after 1 year? or does the firwall and everything so working? and what's the differance between the upgrade and regular versions? other then price...
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