Reviews and Problems with Symantec Norton Internet Security 2012
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Dmitriy M., Newegg
24 October 2012
Pros: Excellent security and protection, good compatibility with applications, good customer service, no problems with rebate. I previously used BitDefender (and other solutions before that). Unfortunately, I found that it resulted in some problems like iTunes never closing and some other compatibility...
Summary: Nobody could beat the price. It was $50 with a $50 gift card rebate. I don't usually like using rebates, but after a few days of mailing my Norton rebate I got an email from Symantec and my submission showed up as valid and in the final phase.
Pros: Norton Internet Security keeps it simple. The product is not too invasive for me compare to what I have heard and read about Norton 360. I don't feel it slows down my system anymore than other Security Suites I've used in the past, thought I've been using NIS since 2007. After I added the new key...
Summary: My kids play a lot of online games which are common places to contract a good virus or two. This has not let anything through since I started using it in 2009.
Pros: I have been using NIS since it was re-structured back in 2009. This is easy to use, there is little overhead, and the scans are quick. The exception to the quick scanning is the first scan. After the long first scan, it is all downhill.
Cons: When the subscription expires then the program will be completely disabled while other products will just not allow you to download updates when the subscription expires.
Pros: Newegg offered a great price with rebate. Fast shipping.
Cons: I had two weeks remaining on my previous subscription when I renewed my subscription to Norton Internet Security 2012. It seems that Symantec doesn't realize that the two weeks should be added to the renewal subscription. I was told that the software sold by Newegg is considered NEW. Yea, I would...