Re: Windows Defender vs Live One Care
I've used McAfee with Vista from day one. I have never had any problem what
so ever, I think you are experiencing a hardware configuration issue. After
all, any giving software program can't be expected to work 100% with all the
possible computer configurations that are out there in the world, you know
what I mean.
"Tooloose LaBlech" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> As others have said, you need more. Let me chime in with my recent
> experience in this area.
> I purchased a Toshiba laptop with McAfee Internet Security Suite
> pre-loaded. It appeared to operate well,
> so I upgraded to a 1-year license. Big mistake. Shortly after I upgraded
> (doncha know), Vista HP started
> blue-screening at startup. Recently, Vista's post-debacle self-appraisal
> identified McAfee's realtime Virus
> Scanner as the culprit. There is no known fix for this from McAfee. When I
> went to McAfee's site to obtain
> support, the site attempted to install some 3rd-party chat client which
> made a lot of noise and did NOTHING.
> No client, no changes, no nothing. I know what to expect; I have used
> Symantec's chat client repeatedly to good
> effect (although I wouldn't recommend Ghost 12.0 to my worst enemy).
> Today, I yanked McAfee. I am currently appraising the Bitdefender 2008
> Internet Security Suite 30-day free trial. So far I've noticed this: Vista
> boots A LOT FASTER with BitDefender than with McAfee and BitDefender's
> post-virus-scan log is a lot more detailed.
> Black humor sidebar: I can just imagine McAfee tripping Vista into a blue
> screen as it stands in the way trying to scan various Vista modules as
> they're being loaded.
> What a joke. Do the research. McAfee's FORMER clients are about two bits
> short of a class-action lawsuit.
> "Licmy" <Licmy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> Do I really need a secoundary security system? I already have Windows