cant install norton gold edition

February 4, 2013 at 06:49:50
Specs: Windows 7
bought norton gold edition and for some reason it will not play in the cd drive in either of my computers,old version is uninstalled, also have a new computer with no cd drive am scared to even attempt anything on that until its sorted on here can u help please, kim

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February 4, 2013 at 08:39:11

Do yourself a favor and return Norton for a refund. Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials from the above link and install it. It works well and is Free.

In response to Wanderer's post.

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February 4, 2013 at 08:40:54
Not a fan of MSEssentials. Had the experience of knowing I was getting hit and MSE did nothing.

Avast! is also free for home users and is far superior in my opinion.

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February 4, 2013 at 09:58:30
Tom's rate Avast! as the best of the freebies, MSE is 2nd. I use MSE + Malwarebytes Pro.

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February 4, 2013 at 10:20:28
I have used Avast on quite a few machines.
My preference at home is Webroot, but it is one you will need to pay for, though they do have a nice discount for 3 or 5 machines.
Right now though, there is a 100% rebate through
for the 5 machines complete version (presumably for new customers, presumably for the first year). Here is their site:

I concur, stay away from Norton. It is a system hog and is not anywhere as good as their hype is. They are just good at convincing people that it is good. If you want completely free, go with Avast Free Version, you only need to register it to keep it free for personal use.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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