I bought myself a new laptop today!

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    The PC (Acer) is about dead, so I thought I'd buy myself a Mothers Day Present.

    We went to Best Buy and I got a Compaq for $350. I am playing around with it, too fun a new toy!

    OK, my question is: It wants me to install Norton Security-the 14 yo says "Don't do it mom! It shuts down your computer and after 30 days it's horrible!"


    OK, is that true or false?


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    I hate Norton,
     
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    Don't do it. NORTON SUCKS.
     
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    I wouldn't do it. There are plenty of free anti-virus programs that are better than Norton.
     
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    Throw your laptop in the bin.:lol:
     
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    Sherry You're not the boss of me Supporting Member

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    Great, now you're gonna be all up in our bidnez 24/7.
     
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    Download AVAST, and malwarebytes

    Norton is just awful
     
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    Sarah G When Nothing Goes Right, Go Left Supporting Member

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    Are they free?
     
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    don't know if that's true but i hate norton.

    go for AVG, ccleaner and ad-aware and malawarebytes. all of them are free
     
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    Yes, they are
     
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