Norton Internet Security (NIS 21) replacement?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by SPRINTMAN, Apr 28, 2014.

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  1. SPRINTMAN

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    Time here sems to show that our NIS should be replaced. It has been a stirling performer since 2008 or 2009, but time and malware seems to have left it behind. We have MBAM Premium, MBAM Anti-Rootkit, HMP and HMP Alert, RogueKiller, adwcleaner, CryptoPrevent, EAM freeware. Looking at KIS but interested in members ideas on the best to replace NIS on a 'plugin' basis, or should we start from scratch (W7 Home Premium 32-bit).
     
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    This thread will wind up being locked as you are inviting AvB responses
     
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    If you check the latest AV Comparatives 'Real World Protection Test March 2014' there are at least 7 players with top results. If I were you, I would try them all out and see which one has the least impact on your system.
    http://chart.av-comparatives.org/chart1.php
     
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  5. guest

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    Since I am an Emsisoft fanboy I'll suggest you to buy a license for EAM instead. It's already installed in your computer anyway, making it easier for you to try it out.
     
  6. SPRINTMAN

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    Will EAM full version and MBAM Premium both with real time protection 'play nice' together?
     
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    It should be. MBAM guards the system in different level than your main AV. If you have no problems with NIS + MBAM, Avira + MBAM, ESET + MBAM, etc then you shouldn't have problems with EAM + MBAM. Also, JFYI:
    http://support.emsisoft.com/topic/7427-question-about-compatability-with-malwarebytes/

    If you still have your trial period then I strongly suggest to test EAM first and see how they behave. Just to be sure.
     
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    Removed Off Topic Posts. Let's Focus Only On Norton Internet Security. Thank You.
     
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