May 23, 2021

What happens after Norton expired?

I have this pre-installed Norton antivirus in my MSI laptop. OS is Windows 10 of-course. The thing is, few days ago my Norton got expired and asked me to renew. So i hit the internet and read about if i really should. The answers i got really surprised me, they all seem to imply that Windows defender is already good enough. So before i do anything drastic i thought i should ask reddit what y’all think i should do. I renew or uninstall and let Microsoft handle this business?


Now when i checked Norton website, they say after product expiration they don’t give me any real-time protection. Does that mean what i really have on my computer right now is a dud which basically does nothing? Is it better i just remove it? If so, what’s the best way to remove norton? Because it seem to have deeply routed itself into my system. I don’t wanna damage my system files while doing this un-installation process! I’d really appreciate it if you could tell me how to uninstall without damaging my system.


2nd Question: Is Comodo a better alternative? I used to use Comodo internet security a long time ago in my old desktop PC. The feature that i really liked from that product is the ability to block/allow certain applications to access the internet. But I’ve also heard that windows defender does a good job of handling that task. (No i can’t check if that’s case, because Norton blocks me from accessing the Microsoft features with a message that pops up and says it has taken full control! Which is why i think norton is deeply routed into my system)


Should i renew norton? If uninstall, how to go about it? Do i need Comodo for that particular task or Microsoft defender takes care of that too?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Note: By filling this form and submitting your commen, you acknowledge, agree and comply with our terms of service. In addition you acknowledge that you are willingly sharing your email address with AiOWikis and you might receive notification emails from AiOWikis for comment notifications. AiOWiksi guarantees that your email address WILL NOT be used for advertisement or email marketting purposes.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.