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What are recommended tweaks for Symantec Endpoint Protection, without impairing performance?
 
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what kind of performance issue do you have ? because EP monitor some process that they are know for vulnérabilities and it use hash fingerprints and cert to exclude all other process
 
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what kind of performance issue do you have ? because EP monitor some process that they are know for vulnérabilities and it use hash fingerprints and cert to exclude all other process
No particular issues, just asking in general.
 

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I am taking SEPC for a spin at the moment and really like it. A question though to those that have used it: Does it provide URL phishing protection like the consumer product? I could do some PhishTank tests, but don't feel comfortable in doing that sort of thing quite yet.
 

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Thanks to @Umbra for pointing me in the direction to this product. I tried to install it last night at home, but it would not run. Tried it this morning on a VM at work and it is installing as I type this.

Question to the OP or anyone else that is running this. When I signed up for the trial, I chose device vs. user. Is there anyway to change this?

Also, what are the recommended settings? Thanks in advance!
 

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I'm very confused about Symantec's products. What are the extra features that are missing from the first three versions of Norton? Do I need them? Also, is the online backup space that they offer divided between the 5 licenses or does each license get that specified amount of backup space?

 

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I'm very confused about Symantec's products. What are the extra features that are missing from the first three versions of Norton? Do I need them? Also, is the online backup space that they offer divided between the 5 licenses or does each license get that specified amount of backup space?


Symantec is violating one of the most basic rules of product marketing and management.. Keep it simple.. They offer so many things it becomes a convoluted mess for not only consumers, but businesses as well.

In an age when you lose peoples attention span in under 90 seconds this really doesn't bode well for Symantec.
 

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I'm very confused about Symantec's products. What are the extra features that are missing from the first three versions of Norton? Do I need them? Also, is the online backup space that they offer divided between the 5 licenses or does each license get that specified amount of backup space?
Um, do you have five licenses or one license for up to 5 devices.
Cloud storage is per license.
 
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There's a difference? :confused:
Up to 5 devices (PC's, Mac's, smartphones or tablets) means one subscription key (one license) for to up to 5 devices.
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Do you have five licenses or one license for up to 5 devices.
alakazam wrote: .. is the online backup space that they offer divided between the 5 licenses or does each license get that specified amount of backup space?
50GB cloud storage or 100GB cloud storage is per license -- for up to 5 devices
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So when you purchase in bulk, they don't give you several license keys, so you can keep one and give out the other four to anyone you want? They just give you one license key that is linked to your Norton account and you can use that license key on 5 devices that you own? Well, that's a rather useless offer for the majority of people. How many people own 5 devices? Most people have a PC / laptop and a smartphone. Maybe even a tablet. 3 devices at most. I'm guessing that Norton caters mostly to businesses then.
 

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So when you purchase in bulk, they don't give you several license keys, so you can keep one and give out the other four to anyone you want? They just give you one license key that is linked to your Norton account and you can use that license key on 5 devices that you own? Well, that's a rather useless offer for the majority of people. How many people own 5 devices? Most people have a PC / laptop and a smartphone. Maybe even a tablet. 3 devices at most. I'm guessing that Norton caters mostly to businesses then.

Nah.... once you have a family, and if you keep older computers, the number of household computers can add up quickly.

There are actually 14 devices in my household... between desktops, laptops, tablets, old/backup computers, phones...

I manage the security for all, so I try all sorts of things and all sorts of combinations.
 

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So when you purchase in bulk, they don't give you several license keys, so you can keep one and give out the other four to anyone you want? They just give you one license key that is linked to your Norton account and you can use that license key on 5 devices that you own? Well, that's a rather useless offer for the majority of people. How many people own 5 devices? Most people have a PC / laptop and a smartphone. Maybe even a tablet. 3 devices at most. I'm guessing that Norton caters mostly to businesses then.
You may share your license key with whoever you choose (e.g., family)....your license remains with (and under control of) the Norton account that has the associated license.
 
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Nah.... once you have a family, and if you keep older computers, the number of household computers can add up quickly.

There are actually 14 devices in my household... between desktops, laptops, tablets, old/backup computers, phones...

I manage the security for all, so I try all sorts of things and all sorts of combinations.

12 here. All PC’s
5 Apples
NO androids allowed here :D

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