How To Completely Remove Norton Or McAfee From Your Computer

There was a day — like 20 years ago — when Norton Utilities were essential. Now Symantec has made them so complex and bloated that you actually need two computers — one to compute and one to run the security apps…

I hate both Norton and McAfee with a bright purple passion because they suck the life out of your computer and make it difficult to use without adding a lot of value. Like the author of article, I use Microsoft Security Essentials which is free, combined with TuneUp Utilities which is not. I round out my utilities with CCleaner, Auslogics Disk Defrag [I don’t like TuneUp’s defragger] and Revo Uninstaller. All free!

You can follow the ‘via’ link above to go to the source and read the rest of the article and go to http://ninite.com if you’d like to download any of the free utilities…

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One Response to How To Completely Remove Norton Or McAfee From Your Computer

  1. sgallimore says:

    Todd, you are right on! And they continue to be pre-loaded from the store (i.e. Best Buy) and most consumers have no clue. But, I get paid to take it off so… any good antivirus apps (*free) for Mac? I know traditionally they are pretty clean but have a few Mac clients looking for more “good feeling”.

    Keep up the blogging.. its extremely helpful.

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