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Norton hungrily devourors all system resources!!!

Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Reviews' started by HexStar, Oct 10, 2003.

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  1. HexStar

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    I have to say that the Norton utilities suck. They do because they eat all your system reasources and then leave you with a either really slow computer or an unstable OS (when used in XP Pro on Dell computers). They continue to do so until they are uninstalled. What I recommend is that you DO NOT buy any Norton items.
     
  2. 700mb80min

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    hmmm...ok hex. I`ve been running norton products , and only norton products for the last two years without so much as an error or glitch. But after i read your post maybe i`ll delete norton and go with what-ever you recommend .......:rolleyes:
     
  3. HexStar

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    good, because I'm not lying
     
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    No you`re not lying , but you don`t know what you`re taliking about , so why post something so ridiculous .
     
  5. HexStar

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    because I did use Norton utilities, and this is what it did on my computers:(
     
  6. mobo

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    You can shut down services like speed disk , ghost, and process viewer to manual or did ya know that as well. I as well can testify norton doesn't wreck systems , its usually the administrator..
     
  7. HexStar

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    I know you can shut down those apps, but then what's the point of having the suite? All in all, I think Symentec could use some more time on making there code more effiecient.
     
  8. DesertRose

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    it's true Norton does suck up system resourses...good program thou...for me it takes it seems forever for my computer to boot up because of it..well it's a big file

    and who is 700mb80min sheesh u are so rude
     
  9. HexStar

    HexStar Guest Thread Starter

    I think from his shadow in his pic, he's a kid. Also yes, it's a big file but that doesn't mean it has to be so sloppily programmed, Microsoft and Apple's shown us that.
     
  10. mobo

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    Good point as well Hex. They could make it more efficient i'm sure.
     
  11. HexStar

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    Yes, definetly
     
  12. XbrvhrtX

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    or maybe you could ask mike to devote some time to it!!
     
  13. HexStar

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    Time to what?:confused:
     
  14. Rockn

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    Maybe it only does this on Mac's...you are running a Mac right?
     
  15. milomorai

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    one and all, i have used norton utilities from v2 for dos all the way to system works 2003 and have not found a better utilities suite out there. one problem you might be having is if you are using norton anti-virus. it is a resource hog and it does interfere with a lot of programs. on the other hand, all i usually install is the norton utilities suite-i use ez anti-virus(cheap and very good and non-intrusive). i primarily use disk doctor, win doctor and speed disk. this time i did install ghost because i was tired of reinstalling everything after a crash or when a hdd dies. i even had ndd recover a hdd that had terminally crashed and used that drive for another two years until the motor burned out.
     
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