From the moment that you purchase a computer the very first thing that you need to decide is what Internet Security or Antivirus software you will choose. There are more out there than you think, those that you pay for and those you do not. Choosing these usually comes down to personal preference, and the most popular of either paid or free are Norton 360 and AVG, and both have new versions for 2011.
We do not know how many times people have said to us that they only stick with Norton because that is all they have ever used, so they will be pleased to know that there is a new version, Norton 360 5.0. As you would imagine Symantec certainly do there best to sell their product, such as explaining how this new security suite will not only help keep your computer running fast, but also keep you safe while you surf the web.
Looking over the features we cannot see that much has changed, this all-in-one protection will still stop your computer from slowing down and boot up much quicker. However, it is knowing that you will be protected against viruses and malware that is of most interest to the consumer. The price you pay is just $79.99, more details can be found on on the Norton website.
Now with AVG you have a choice, you can either opt for the free version, which is just antivirus only, or you can decide to pay the much cheaper price of around $50. For that you will get the complete AVG Internet Security 2011 version. This will not only keep the toughest threats out, but also keeps your private information safe. Compare all three version on the AVG website.
Over the years we have noticed how much memory resources Norton 360 takes, so if your machine is a little on the old side and does not have much RAM, them maybe you should opt for something that is not resource intensive. There are many other versions of security software on the market, what one do you use?