Symantec iAntivirus for Mac User Reviews
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"Almost killed my MacBook Pro!!!!! Be cautious!!!"
Version: Symantec iAntivirus 1.1
I THOUGHT I was protecting my computer from any little bugs, viruses or malware that might be out there that might slip through the Mac OS protective system. Instead, think the iVirus itself bit me!
For 2 weeks now my computer has been freezing up constantly and running so slow I thought I was back in the Apple IIe era. In other words, my computer was as slow as a turtle and I was ready to throw it out the window. Impossible to work with under such conditions. Almost spent $2300+ on a new computer, I was so frustrated. Did an internet search on the problem and o and behold! comments after comments referred to iVirus as a huge culprit and suggestions to uninstall. I did and my computer Immediately went back to it's normal, wonderful speed and performance. This is the first time (and I Have been on the internet since the Apple IIe era!! : > ) I've ever posted a comment such as this but felt it was imperative to help any others avoid this horrific situation themselves. Don't know WHY it was doing what it was doing, but it Was obviously the iVirus doing it. I got it to AVOID such problems and it ended up causing the grief and distress of an almost not working computer. FAIL
Version: Symantec iAntivirus 1.1
Uses a lot of the processor and causes the machine to run hot needlessly.
Not worth the extra wear and tear on the system fans
No widespread viruses on mac ever.
This program does add a little peace-of-mind to your system, however there is no credible reason to have it. It also uses a large amount of memory and made my older macbook run very hot and slow. It's just not worth it for the wear on the machine.
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