10-13-2011 12:36 PM
My opinion would be no, you do not need it. All I use is 360 and I have yet to have any issues. I cannot say for sure, but I believe that security programs can interfere with each other, so it's best to find one you're comfortable with and stick with it. I know that applies to firewall and antivirus, but I'm not sure about the malware and such. However, I feel Norton is at the top of their game these days so if you just use 360 you'll be as safe as I am, and I feel pretty darn safe.
10-13-2011 07:04 PM
Thanks for the info! I just wanted to be sure I didn't need to spend the extra money for double protection. Great help!
To add to the good advice you have already received I can only add that security products do not play well together. Because they do much the same thing in many of the same places in your system when two are present it is more likely that you will have less, and at times perhaps no, protection due to their inability to distinguish friend from foe in the presence of the other program.
If you feel the need for a second opinion get something like the free version of Malwarebytes scanner. It is Norton compatible and will play well on your system. There is no real-time component in it so it will not block Norton from doing its best to protect you.
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