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[PCWorld]PCs left unprotected as ZoneAlarm, Comcast's Norton struggle with Windows 8.1

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Microsoft made it clear that apps added during the Windows 8.1 preview period would need to be reinstalled after upgrading to the General Availability (GA) release. But Check Point Software’s Zone Alarm Suite and the Comcast-supplied Norton Security Suite appear to providing additional headaches—in some cases, they simply have stopped working.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2058090/has-your-security-software-produced-a-big-fat-fail-after-the-arrival-of-win-8-1-.html
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Nothing can protect stupid users from themselves
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But Zone Alarm installs adware lol ,who feels protected with this..
Why would i feel protected by Zone Alarm a software that hijaclks my default start page and slows the internet to a crawl.
ZoneAlarm has gone really bad for some years already. really crapware/freezware.
   
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AMD FX 6300  Asus Sabertooth 990FX R 2.0 Sapphire 6950 unlocked Geil 
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WD Sony Corsair H60 Mepis Tetris 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
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MouseMouse PadAudio
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LG HD  Logitech generic Corsair CS650 Nexus Clodius White 
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windows defender works, dont need 3rd party crapware that gives you adware and installs unwanted toolbars and changes your search engines
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