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Compare Norton vs Ad-Aware

Overall Score:
9.4
Features
Value for money
Support
Ease of use
Price:$39.99
Overall Score:
7.2
Features
Value for money
Support
Ease of use
Price:$36
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Pricing
Price$39.99$36
Money back Guarantee
Scanning
Real-time Antivirus
Manual Virus Scanning
USB Virus Scan
Registry Startup Scan
Auto Virus Scanning
Scheduled scan
Threat type
Anti-Spyware
Anti-Worm
Anti-Trojan
Anti-Rootkit
Anti-Phishing
Anti-Spam
Chat/IM Protection
Adware Prevention
Compatibility
Windows
Mac
Android
IOS
Usage
Ease of use
Extra features
Personal Firewall
Parental Controls
Gamer Mode
VPN Service
Smartphone Optimizer
Device Tune-up
Safe browser
Support
Live Help
Phone support
Ticket support

Last Customer Reviews: Norton vs Ad-Aware

Danny
A fair price for a fair software.
Jemma
Does Norton antivirus work for Mac? You wrote in your Norton antivirus review that the version for Mac computers is not available.
Ricky Craig
Hi, guys! Thanks for the review. I personally used Norton’s software for my whole life. I think that their antivirus solutions are also great, but I would definitely use a stronger firewall/VPN to be sure.
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Norton highlights:

  • Safe and reliable files and data storage
  • Blocking of illegitimate software
  • Flexible scanning options
  • User-friendly interface
  • Decent variety of packages

Ad-Aware highlights:

  • Offers a free baseline real-time monitoring antivirus
  • Compatible with Windows 7 and higher
  • Requires less than 1% of CPU to perform the scans
  • Users can install other antiviruses along with Adaware if they choose the compatible mode
  • Monitors registry to spot modifications
  • Detects and blocks malware before it has any chance to run
  • Offers a sandbox to run infected files without any harm to the system