Symantec has extended its, the world's largest PC maker, the Cupertino, Calif., security firm said in a statement Tuesday. As a result, HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs will continue to ship with a trial version of , Symantec said. After a free 60-day protection period, users have to pay to renew the service.
Symantec has many deals to bundle its software, including several with PC makers and Web companies. Other deals include those with Cisco Systems toand with Adobe Systems to promote the product alongside Adobe Reader downloads. Symantec also has . Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.