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  1. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview
       16 May 2015 #1

    Norton Security not working


    Hello all,
    Recently I installed norton security and it made my ati drivers crash.
    I had to uninstall norton in order to get the drivers to work.

    So is there any other antivirus out there that is compatible with win 10 and wont make my drivers crash?
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  2. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,964
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       16 May 2015 #2

    aniketvcool said: View Post
    Hello all,
    Recently I installed norton security and it made my ati drivers crash.
    I had to uninstall norton in order to get the drivers to work.

    So is there any other antivirus out there that is compatible with win 10 and wont make my drivers crash?
    Uh... Defender?
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  3. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview
       16 May 2015 #3

    Windows Defender comes built in with Windows 10.
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  4.    16 May 2015 #4

    Avast antivirus free edition works perfectly with Win 10 and Catalyst drivers for me.
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  5. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview
       16 May 2015 #5

    I am reverting back to windows 8.1.
    Windows 10 is unstable and the ati drivers keep on crashing. Fed up with it really
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       16 May 2015 #6

    aniketvcool said: View Post
    I am reverting back to windows 8.1.
    Windows 10 is unstable and the ati drivers keep on crashing. Fed up with it really
    How did you install Win10, what build did you try out?? And keep in mind that Norton and other AV makers have not yet certified a copy of their tool for WIn10 yet, I would just stick with Defender until the RTM of Win10 comes out. That or Avast .. while not certified it does work.
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  7. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,964
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       16 May 2015 #7

    aniketvcool said: View Post
    Windows Defender comes built in with Windows 10.
    Exactly but it also scores best on(only on) no false positives, which
    1. can wreck your system
    2. can detect & destroy the AV itself like Avira
    3. can render falsely detected software inoperable

    If you are a careful user you don't need a "Complete AV Solution" just a simple AV running real time is enough. Like Bit Defender free. Most(not all) browsers have their own safety features and the same for Email clients, any extra protection can cause conflicts. An AV with a system/cookie cleaner is also useless, just use Ccleaner.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       16 May 2015 #8

    I did not even know Norton was still around. It would make any system crash.
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  9. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview
       16 May 2015 #9

    I was using windows 10 insider pro preview build 10074, has a lot of bugs and especially after the last update,drivers just refused to install
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  10. Joined : Nov 2014
    UK
    Posts : 232
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       18 May 2015 #10

    aniketvcool said: View Post
    I am reverting back to windows 8.1.
    Windows 10 is unstable and the ati drivers keep on crashing. Fed up with it really
    Ditto, but back to Windows 7 for me!!
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