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Windows 7: Update to NIS 2012?


28 Sep 2011   #1
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Update to NIS 2012?

I have Norton Internet Security 2011 and have a free upgrade available for NIS 2012 and I'm wondering if that will be a good idea.
Opinions welcome.


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28 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I upgraded last week with no problems. The Norton Community site have reported a few problems but nothing serious and they are being worked on. It is suppose to have upgraded security so I went with it.

Norton Internet Security / Norton AntiVirus - Norton Community

Jim
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29 Sep 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Thank you Jim, I went over and read some of the issues and joined too.
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23 Oct 2011   #4

 

I always like to wait for a month or two before upgrading to the latest version of NIS. Most new programs have still got a few bugs, and it takes a couple of weeks until they're ironed out :-)
PCMag has listed it as their Editor's Choice :-)
Norton Internet Security 2012 Review & Rating | PCMag.com

You could also just trial it and see if you like it - if not, you can downgrade to NIS 2011 again and wait for a few more weeks.
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23 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I havent encountered any issues with 2012 here either.
It should be fine.
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23 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

No problems with the upgrade for me.
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23 Oct 2011   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Gary, did you ever upgrade and what is the word? I am still waiting in the wings - I am coward, LOL.
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23 Oct 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

The latest version is 19.1.1.3. You are required to run Live Update a few times with required reboot to get this updated version and also the update for tool bar for FF 7.0.1

Jim
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23 Oct 2011   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Gary, did you ever upgrade and what is the word? I am still waiting in the wings - I am coward, LOL.
Me too Wolfgang, I'm still with 2011. The Norton forums people are still reporting some issues with Insight protesction and Auto update for two things.
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23 Oct 2011   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Gary, did you ever upgrade and what is the word? I am still waiting in the wings - I am coward, LOL.
Me too Wolfgang, I'm still with 2011. The Norton forums people are still reporting some issues with Insight protesction and Auto update for two things.
OK, I think we should still wait until this is all cleared.
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