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Best way to change antivirus software

Discussion in 'Technology' started by TurfTaco, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Feb 26, 2009 at 5:55 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco [OP] Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    McAfee came with my pc and expires in a few days. Do I need to uninstall McAfee from my pc before downloading the new antivirus software or will it not be active once it expires? Also if I do need to uninstall how exactly do I go about it to remove it completely. I have heard that with some you need to use another software to remove the old antivirus.
     
  2. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:18 AM
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    Delmarva

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    what software are you going to?
     
  3. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:24 AM
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    I would definetley un-install McAfee first before installing any other anti-virus software. Just go to Add/remove programs in the control panel and un-install it there. Also, make sure you reboot after in-installing, then go ahead and re-install the new software, and don't forget to update you virus definitions.

    -Mike
     
  4. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    jasonh

    jasonh tossed salad anyone?

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    also i highly recomend the norton 360 its about 80 bucks retail but you can find coupons for it online. dont forget your windows udates
     
  5. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco [OP] Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    Was thinking symantic 11.0
     
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