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Mcafee or Norton?

My specs:
1.83 Intel Centrino Duo
2GB RAM
320GB HD
Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

Which one will run better on my system?
Price is not an option since I can get both of these for free.

Thanks.

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Both titles have goofed in the past year.

And I use neither anymore. Given the 2GB RAM I'd look at getting NOD32 since it's not a fast machine or a 64 bit one with 4GB RAM.
Bob

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I really have no money to buy an antivirus. I just wanted to know which one would run better. My computer isn't really slow with 2GB of ram.

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Both

Have resulted in slow machines. Why not the free one from Google?

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Google?

There is a free antivirus from Google? Link?

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That would be
Free Antivirus in the Google search bar.

Mark
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Thanks.

Thanks for the software. Updated it and ran a scan to find a 14 tracing cookies on a NEW install of windows 7. I don't much care for the buzzing noise that it makes when it finds a virus. It scared me. LOL

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You can adjust that buzz noise.

I set mine to off.

"How do I configure Scan Settings?

Play sounds: Selecting this option causes Spyware Doctor to play a sound if infections are found at the end of a scan. Default: Enabled."

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MCAFEE OR NORTON

I USE MCAFEE PROVIDED BY ATT.NET/SBCGLOBAL,AND ITS BEEN A PERFECT ANTI-VIRUS AND EASY TO WORK WITH.I USED TO HAVE THE COMPUTER ASSOCIATES ANTI-VIRUS THAT CAME WITH THE SBCGLOBAL DSL.THAT TOO WAS A VERY GOOD PROGRAM AND NEVER HAD ANY ISSUES WITH IT ON MY XP.FOR SOME REASON NORTON IS MORE OF A HANDS ON TYPE AND NEEDS TO BE AJUSTED FOR YOUR TYPE OF INTERNET USE.JUST SEEMS IT ALWAYS WANTS TO RESTRICT OR HINDER SOMETHING THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO ACCESS.

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