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Is Norton Antivirus Necessary?

Is Norton Antivirus Necessary?

Is Norton Antivirus Necessary?

(OP)
Having just bought a new laptop today, I need to get some anti-virus software put on it. I had been paying for a yearly subscription to Norton in the past, but now wondering if there might be other options that are considered comparable for less cost (or free?)

RE: Is Norton Antivirus Necessary?

AVG has a free one. I never used it but Consumer Reports rates it tops each year for the past several years.

If you want Norton Anti-Virus...it is cheaper to buy a new one each year (on sale at a store or amazon) versus resubscribe automatically from Norton after your first year expires.

I found Amazon to be under $10 for an annual Norton Anti-Virus. You simply click "renew" if you already have it installed (but it expired). Then enter the new Software Key that you got when you buy from Amazon.

RE: Is Norton Antivirus Necessary?

(OP)
Good tips, thanks! Looks like few options. I am getting Comcast broadband, so maybe Norton will come with that? I'll have to look into it.

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