Paid vs. Free Internet Security Software? Tags: Internet Security Software Windows XP Last response: January 4, 2013 3:47 AM in Windows XP Share mhyland123 December 30, 2012 10:37:13 AM Hello, my Norton Security is up in 2 weeks and I can't afford to renew it. Am I putting myself at risk by going "FREE" vs paid? Keep in mind that I am Techtarded, just sayin... Thanks, Matt Hyland More about : paid free internet security software ktownmike December 30, 2012 6:59:47 PM Free avg has been good for me, mcafee site advisor is another tool, add firefox and adblock and don't open suspect attachments or unrecognized links got me through 5 years till my tablet got stolen. SR-71 Blackbird December 30, 2012 7:47:35 PM http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/security-ess... Paid is better but MSE does a good job for free The norton products are outstanding by the way! http://www.amazon.com/Norton-Internet-Security-2013-Dow... Related resources Paid vs . Free Internet Security Software ? - Forum Antivirus: Free vs Paid - Forum Paid antivirus vs free ? - Forum Best Free/Paid antivirus for me? - Forum Best Paid OR Free Antivirus - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sairasie January 4, 2013 2:29:17 AM According to me You can go with comodo Internet Security which offers you full protection against any kinds of malware attacks, comodo Internet Security is available in both free and paid versions. http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/free-inter... FALC0N January 4, 2013 3:47:24 AM Commodo does offer outstanding protection. Outpost is another great program along commodos lines. But to address your question, mhyland123, paid is much better overall. This is especially true of Anti-virus software. Intrusion control has some very good free options, but even there paid is better. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Should you pay for security software ? I'm hearing two stories... Forum Need Security Software for new build: what do you recommend? Forum Norton Internet Security 2005 Forum Internet Security Software Question Forum Are free anitvirus/malware software (like AVG) good enough Forum Recommended Antivirus? Free and Paid . Forum Free avg vs Norton 360 Forum Where can I download full Antivirus software for free ? Forum Avast free + malwarebytes free + windows security essentials Forum Yet Another Thread on Antivirus/ Internet Security Software Forum What is the best free antivirus software for windows 7 2012 Forum PCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum Free download intel sound drivers for windows xp Forum Free sound card driver download for windows xp Forum Help! Can't install avg free or avast free antivirus?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !