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Date: 10/25/09 12:02 PM

99 Responses to I Don`t Like the Look of this Norton Warning [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18850 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 11:52 am
    Link: I Don`t Like the Look of this Norton Warning - Is Norton AntiVirus serious?
  2. Profile photo of nonamewillfi
    nonamewillfi Male 13-17
    1404 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:07 pm
    nice
  3. Profile photo of buxco215
    buxco215 Male 18-29
    977 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:08 pm
    What are you, a wiseguy?
  4. Profile photo of fatex52986
    fatex52986 Male 18-29
    1129 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:10 pm
    how could you possible have a quadcore 300gb in 2003. FAKE!!! haha thats the first time ive ever said that
  5. Profile photo of maedene
    maedene Male 18-29
    291 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:11 pm
    hahaha
  6. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:12 pm
    only 300GB?
  7. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:13 pm
    My "associate" is kaspersky
  8. Profile photo of rexusdiablos
    rexusdiablos Male 18-29
    63 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:14 pm
    Is IAB serious asking asking us if we take the image to be serious that Norton is being serious? Shopped. I`m totally cereal. That`s shopped.
  9. Profile photo of christchex97
    christchex97 Female 18-29
    163 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:16 pm
    lol. sounds like the mafia version of the warning
  10. Profile photo of ometatherion
    ometatherion Male 30-39
    174 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:16 pm
    Skynet is the virus!!
  11. Profile photo of vitaliy
    vitaliy Male 18-29
    1668 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:17 pm
    Heh, creative persuasion
  12. Profile photo of igotaferret
    igotaferret Male 13-17
    126 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:17 pm
    is this fake?
  13. Profile photo of ShadowRyder
    ShadowRyder Male 18-29
    2127 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:17 pm
    That`d scare me a lot o.o
  14. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:23 pm
    Meh for paying for antivirus programs, use one of the free ones instead.
  15. Profile photo of Gexxo
    Gexxo Male 18-29
    673 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm
    `Ey Norton! Are you talkin to me? Are YOU talkin to ME?
  16. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm
    Im just saying something COULD happen to it!
  17. Profile photo of CheeseMan1
    CheeseMan1 Male 18-29
    1408 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm
    lol, pretty funny
  18. Profile photo of littlepete50
    littlepete50 Male 18-29
    1358 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:29 pm
    Didn`t norton actually get caught for paying some guy to write viruses?
    It`s probably not true but the picture sparked a memory from somewhere!
  19. Profile photo of Norris
    Norris Male 18-29
    1011 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:29 pm
    People who sell anti-spyware = makers of viruses.

    Freeware ftw!

  20. Profile photo of Slmmhmmr161
    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
    606 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:33 pm
    Yes, this is fake.

    OBTW, not to start anything, but Norton is lame antivirus for the space it takes up.

  21. Profile photo of xavroche
    xavroche Male 30-39
    819 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:34 pm
    I refused to buy their software... then one day, I turned on my computer, and there was a trojan horse`s head on my desktop.... Don`t mess with them...
  22. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4394 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:35 pm
    O.o oh no...
  23. Profile photo of swiftshiv
    swiftshiv Male 18-29
    769 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:36 pm
    the mafia for virus protection
  24. Profile photo of buxco215
    buxco215 Male 18-29
    977 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:37 pm
    >>I refused to buy their software... then one day, I turned on my computer, and there was a trojan horse`s head on my desktop.... Don`t mess with them...<<

    *rimshot*

  25. Profile photo of lukas1051
    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3426 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:38 pm
    AVG 9.0 to the rescue!
  26. Profile photo of Hansbo
    Hansbo Male 18-29
    901 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:49 pm
    10 points to xavroche for making a clever joke.
  27. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm
    I`m not sure which relieved my boredom more - this amusing bit of fakery or Xavroche`s ancient Greece meets the Mafia joke.

    I use Avast!, Zone Alarm, Ad-aware and Spybot. All free, all working together smoothly. I`ve had to fix other people`s problems with bloaty commercial security software too often. The classic was a spate of people who had a trial of McAfee free with an off the shelf PC who bought and installed Norton when the McAfee trial expired. At the time, doing that would stop a PC from booting into Windows.

  28. Profile photo of FlameOfUdun
    FlameOfUdun Male 18-29
    1222 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:08 pm
    Norton? lawl.
  29. Profile photo of Frogtango
    Frogtango Male 13-17
    1720 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm
    Norton or HAL?
  30. Profile photo of iluvrevenge
    iluvrevenge Female 13-17
    369 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:14 pm
    I swear to effing God the Nortan anti-virus is pure fail. I have it and my computer is still crap galore full of cart-wheeling bugs and viruses.
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    your0mom Male 13-17
    374 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:19 pm
    In agreeance with lukas1051!
  32. Profile photo of Mah_Boi
    Mah_Boi Male 18-29
    606 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm
    What quad-core comes with a 300GB HDD?
  33. Profile photo of Noamfer
    Noamfer Male 13-17
    172 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:39 pm
    @iluvrevenge:

    Maybe you should stop downloading brotherly love pr0n from some isolated forum somewhere in the internet..

  34. Profile photo of BABY_BEAR
    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1395 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 1:55 pm
    O.o I`m glad my anti-virus isnt so passive aggressive; i`m paranoid enough as it is.
  35. Profile photo of MrAnonymous
    MrAnonymous Male 18-29
    216 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:09 pm
    If this was a true anti virus, i suspect malware
  36. Profile photo of Fojos
    Fojos Male 18-29
    170 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    "What quad-core comes with a 300GB HDD?"

    Because the size of your hard drive has much to do with what kind of processor you have...

  37. Profile photo of shunpo_31
    shunpo_31 Male 18-29
    1381 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm
    @mah boi:

    any self-respecting computer geek uses a main processing hard drive with low-volume, high RPM stats for speed, while using other high-volume, lower RPM drives for storage. the 7200 terabyte versions are great for keeping random junk, but access times are usually less than optimal.

    in short, they`re not talking about *buying* a "quad-core". REAL computer geeks build theirs from scratch.

    although I would personally shoot ANY self-proclaimed geek who uses Norton. out of respect.

  38. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:36 pm
    Never had anti-virus software in my life. Never had a virus in my life. All it takes is a bit of common sense and not surfing dodgy sites...
  39. Profile photo of wrexsoull
    wrexsoull Male 18-29
    86 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:44 pm
    Davymid, I can fix that for you.
  40. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7470 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:51 pm
    wow, the norton people are getting pushy.
  41. Profile photo of Enchilada
    Enchilada Female 70 & Over
    931 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 2:56 pm
    Lmao!
  42. Profile photo of Arbniter20
    Arbniter20 Male 13-17
    332 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm
    lol that kinda scares me a bit...good thing i don`t have norton!
    \
  43. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:23 pm
    "What quad-core comes with a 300GB HDD?"

    When the first quad-core CPUs aimed at normal PCs came out, 300GB was a high capacity for a HDD, probably using 2 ~150GB platters.

    It`s a moot point anyway, as this joke is dated 2003 and there weren`t any quad-core CPUs for PCs back then.

  44. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:31 pm
    shunpo_31:

    The only case I can think of that matches your post is using a Raptor as the main system drive and a high-capacity 7200 for bulk storage. 5400 rpm drives are usually aimed at the low-power low-noise market, not mainstream, and the difference in access times between 7200 HDD with similar areal density is minor. The only way to get a significantly lower access time is with a higher spin (to reduce rotational latency) and that means Raptor or SCSI. SCSI is rarely used on home PCs, so it`s basically down to Raptor, which does max out at 300GB.

    It is not true that any self-respecting computer geek uses them.

  45. Profile photo of SaltyVarnish
    SaltyVarnish Male 18-29
    678 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:49 pm
    Norton gonna make him an offer he cannot refuse!
  46. Profile photo of Negative_One
    Negative_One Male 30-39
    2583 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:54 pm
    Your safer without it.
  47. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 3:56 pm
    Norton is mediocre to the extreme. There are so many cheaper and more effective alternatives.

    As for the hard drive talk...

    I`m waiting for the price of SSDs to come down to about $1/gb. Anyone hazard a guess as to when that will be?

  48. Profile photo of Itsalwysunny
    Itsalwysunny Male 18-29
    1377 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:02 pm
    I have avast! and it works perfectly norton is......meh iono why so many companies use it
  49. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:17 pm
    @LazyMe484

    That`ll still be a crap load of money for a 500gb harddrive

  50. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10732 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    Good thing I switched to Kaspersky.
  51. Profile photo of TheSpoon
    TheSpoon Male 18-29
    212 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:29 pm
    sounds like norton is threatening to destroy the computer... that sucks
  52. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:31 pm
    You wake up the next morning with only a laptop screen in your bed...
  53. Profile photo of Neyro
    Neyro Male 18-29
    148 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 4:55 pm
    Psssssh nobody in their right mind uses norton anyhow. Avast is where its at.

    lol`d though

  54. Profile photo of SuperSmash
    SuperSmash Male 18-29
    3758 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    That`s a good computer for 2003.
  55. Profile photo of crimsonattck
    crimsonattck Male 18-29
    364 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 5:16 pm
    "sounds like norton is threatening to destroy the computer"

    quite an observation thespoon...

  56. Profile photo of xavroche
    xavroche Male 30-39
    819 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:06 pm
    "I`m waiting for the price of SSDs to come down to about $1/gb. Anyone hazard a guess as to when that will be?"

    I think it depends how big of a hard drive you want. Right now 128 gb are at about 300, so within a year they should be at half price, making it around a dollar a gb.

  57. Profile photo of MetalicDemon
    MetalicDemon Male 18-29
    1485 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:07 pm
    i do hope thats real
  58. Profile photo of Pyrosisflame
    Pyrosisflame Male 18-29
    592 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:16 pm
    XD who actually uses norton?
  59. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9240 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:18 pm
    Norton sucks anyway.
  60. Profile photo of Skreshavik
    Skreshavik Female 18-29
    1284 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:20 pm
    Jeez, and my parents wonder why I switched to AVG lol.
  61. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
    4575 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:26 pm
    Brilliant. I wish it were real.
  62. Profile photo of Aretsuku-kun
    Aretsuku-kun Male 13-17
    309 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:29 pm
    ESET all the way b*tches!
  63. Profile photo of Dfaulted
    Dfaulted Male 13-17
    1920 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:49 pm
    Awesome, norton is an anti-virus/virus
  64. Profile photo of KeVsTeR2475
    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
    1841 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 6:51 pm
    mcafee boyee
  65. Profile photo of Piepig
    Piepig Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 7:33 pm
    ONLY 300 gb? hm hm hm...
  66. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
    3829 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 7:53 pm
    lol awesome
  67. Profile photo of Edgarska19
    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
    1045 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:04 pm
    fu.ck norton anyway.
  68. Profile photo of BirdOfHermes
    BirdOfHermes Male 13-17
    294 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:11 pm
    kevster, mcafee is just as bad.
  69. Profile photo of WadeisBored
    WadeisBored Male 18-29
    34 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:19 pm
    mcafee is terrible
  70. Profile photo of slayer50515
    slayer50515 Male 18-29
    988 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:27 pm
    bullguard ftw
  71. Profile photo of Reverend7x
    Reverend7x Male 13-17
    96 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:33 pm
    McAfee seems to work well for me. Maybe you should actually buy something before you say it sucks.

    Using free trials doesn`t say anything.

  72. Profile photo of tkpb9381
    tkpb9381 Male 18-29
    293 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:39 pm
    AVG is the sh*t. Norton and McAfee are for n00bs
  73. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:54 pm
    Norton and McAfee: Dry-F*cking your computer in the ass more than anything the internet has to offer could possibly do.
  74. Profile photo of Samsonite219
    Samsonite219 Male 18-29
    703 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm
    dont you dare screw me
  75. Profile photo of idontknow951
    idontknow951 Male 18-29
    908 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 9:17 pm
    Antivirus systems are useless. I prefer the old fashioned way. Process Explorer + HijackThis.
  76. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
    5224 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 9:52 pm
    0.0
  77. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 10:22 pm
    AV software is far from useless. I also cross-check with process explorer, but a decent AV will catch almost everything before it becomes a problem. You`ll only find it in process explorer when it is already active...and how often do you check process explorer?
  78. Profile photo of HUFFER
    HUFFER Male 30-39
    368 posts
    October 25, 2009 at 11:42 pm
    All Anti-Virus software is fundamentally worthless.
  79. Profile photo of Toppunk
    Toppunk Male 18-29
    152 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 4:06 am
    This is weak..
  80. Profile photo of Miquaight
    Miquaight Female 18-29
    129 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 5:11 am
    Ripped from b3ta. Again.
  81. Profile photo of revdrdark
    revdrdark Male 40-49
    691 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 8:52 am
    Noron`s AV is the biggest racket ever.
    There are free ones that are better.
    AV as a business is similar to the mafia "protection" racket, where you pay them every month so they don`t break your legs. Somehow, it`s legal one way, against the law the other. Hmm?
  82. Profile photo of helix25
    helix25 Male 18-29
    165 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 10:39 am
    just get linux...
  83. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 12:11 pm
    "AV as a business is similar to the mafia "protection" racket, where you pay them every month so they don`t break your legs. Somehow, it`s legal one way, against the law the other. Hmm?"

    Do you really think that it is a *routine* practice for AV vendors to write and release viruses?

  84. Profile photo of hwkiller
    hwkiller Male 18-29
    490 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 12:14 pm
    Kapersky, Antivir, and NOD32 ftw.

    I`ll stick with my nod32.

    Honestly though, I don`t even need that. I was on the internet until 2 years ago with absolutely no protection and never got a virus; I scanned every so often with free scanners (like avg and avast), then used spybot and ad-aware plus just to check for spyware every so often.
    I`ve only gotten one virus in my life, and it was completely my fault.

  85. Profile photo of CoeshCoesh
    CoeshCoesh Male 13-17
    131 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm
    *Go OSX, Go OSX!*
  86. Profile photo of IAMcheif
    IAMcheif Male 18-29
    8 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 2:30 pm
    Am I the only one that noticed the Godfather Reference?

    I sincerely hope not...... Watch it or else =)

  87. Profile photo of Edgarska19
    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
    1045 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 3:26 pm
    @ angilion
    yes, it is.
  88. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 4:55 pm
    " *Go OSX, Go OSX!* "

    Or Ubuntu Linux...

  89. Profile photo of GothicQueen
    GothicQueen Male 13-17
    4376 posts
    October 26, 2009 at 9:33 pm
    nice.
  90. Profile photo of Tratheyas
    Tratheyas Male 13-17
    322 posts
    October 27, 2009 at 1:55 am
    OSX FTL.

    I`m a PC and Windows 7 was my idea.
    You`re a Mac and you jacked half of your `innovative` tech from PCs.

    Don`t get me started, boy.

  91. Profile photo of hrlhrl2000
    hrlhrl2000 Male 30-39
    136 posts
    October 27, 2009 at 7:25 am
    Norton does next to nothing anyway, it can`t do anything with the viruses it detects, just tells you to pay to get better updates, which are also crap. Better freeware exists.
  92. Profile photo of Genocyde
    Genocyde Male 30-39
    712 posts
    October 27, 2009 at 10:15 am
    When I woke up this morning, I pulled back the covers, rolled over and found a dead hard drive and two sticks of RAM lying next to me. I think those guys made me an offer I couldn`t refuse.
  93. Profile photo of portiacarl
    portiacarl Male 18-29
    9 posts
    October 27, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    wow, is that a threat, YES!
  94. Profile photo of ISpeakNinja
    ISpeakNinja Female 18-29
    5 posts
    October 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm
    You`re Norton`s puppet in a cruel world of viruses. The only thing is, is that Norton is crap ;DDDD
  95. Profile photo of Zaokii
    Zaokii Female 18-29
    78 posts
    October 28, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    That`s not even a good computer. l:
  96. Profile photo of FearTheSpork
    FearTheSpork Male 13-17
    8 posts
    October 30, 2009 at 3:49 pm
    Don`t insult Norton, or he`ll give you an offer you can`t refuse.
  97. Profile photo of jmanbaseball
    jmanbaseball Male 18-29
    168 posts
    October 31, 2009 at 5:04 pm
    That`s not even a good computer. l:

    In 2003 it was.

  98. Profile photo of roddym275
    roddym275 Male 18-29
    51 posts
    November 8, 2009 at 6:50 am
    that compueter is now swimming with the fishes! :)
  99. Profile photo of outdoorMINER
    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    934 posts
    July 28, 2011 at 5:20 am
    Intimidating, Norton :|

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