Post by Mike Ruddock
I am suffering from interference from Norton which is putting fake
stories on my screen (one is about Prince Harry having "lost
everything") and when I click to close them they immediately come back.
The intention is evidently to get me to buy a Norton subscription (the
term they use implies that I have used them before, but I am pretty sure
I never have). Were it in my power I would tell them that these tactics
would inspire me never ever to use them.
The interference ceases after a couple of minuted but is boodly
irritating while it is going on.
Is there any way I can stop it occurring?
Is there any way I can tell Norton what I think of them?
The great thing about AV/Spam programs is that they can filter out any
negative messages (eg to forums) as spam. [Hear no evil....].
But the answer to your questions is No and No.
Norton is effective (granted) but it has a lot of negatives.
Unfortunately reviews do not help much as they are often biased. (Not
unknown for such products to have their own alter websites eg
I cannot recommend any particular program as I only use one and they
change/leapfrog with each new version.
Avast has not upset me too much - others may(will) differ.
Truly the Good Lord gave us computers that we might learn patience