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Norton Restore impossibly slow
I am a research engineer and have been working at a national lab for 30 years. I consider myself an advanced computer user.
I recently had a laptop's hard drive crash. But I had been using Norton to backup my data, so I thought my data was secure. I purchased a new laptop, then installed Norton and tried to restore my files. When I tried to restore, it was impossibly slow. I was able to restore a few files at a time, very slowly, but I have thousands of files.
Then I searched for others who have had this problem. I have seen countless complaints -- all unresolved -- from people with this same problem.
Symantec makes hundreds of millions of dollars in profit from U.S. computer users. But their restore system is terrible.
What right does Symantec have to take my data, then make it impossible for me to retrieve it?
All I can say is NEVER use Norton's backup/restore.