when I play games norton always runs background scans and causes the game to crash how to I set a schedule for background scans or turn them off
Norton Anti Virus help?
" Uninstall that shit. "@OllyOxenFree said:
" Uninstall Norton. "@Shirogane said:
" I agree with the above. Norton ain't worth it, more of an annoyance than protection. And half the time it doesn't even protect you against the real threats. "Yup.
I recommend either AVG (free) or Nod32 / ESET Smart Security (not free)
If you want to support them theres also a paid version with more features. i've been using that for many years now and never had a single infection.
" Been running without an antivirus for three years. Haven't had a problem. "Ditto! 7 years myself. People will call us crazy, but honestly, Noscript, smart browsing habits, only downloading files from trustworthy sources, and you're fine. I have not had a virus since the Napster days. How do I know? I bring my drive to work once every 2 months and run a scan with NOD32.
" @SpikeSpiegel said:Totally Agreed. However, if you want to get some free un-intrusive antivirus software just to be safe, you can't go wrong with Microsoft Security Essentials" Been running without an antivirus for three years. Haven't had a problem. "Ditto! 7 years myself. People will call us crazy, but honestly, Noscript, smart browsing habits, only downloading files from trustworthy sources, and you're fine.
" Uninstall Norton. Install Microsoft Security Essentials. "Couldn't have said it better myself...the only time I recommend installing any kind of antivirus bloatware such as Norton is when kids who have no idea about security are using the machine.
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