June 24, 2012
Why does Norton's insist on telling me whe the CPU has high useage from Interned Explorer? If I am using a good percent of my CPU resources, I don't need a program to use even more of those resources to tell me I am looking at several content rich pages. Thanks, I knew that, that is why it is so slow. Quit slowing me down even further!
I don't monitor CPU use, at all. Back in the 1980s-early 1990s, it was mildly interesting; but no longer. I'm sure that Norton is doing its thing in the background, but it doesn't bother telling me about it.
When we were on dial-up, I would turn Norton off if I had a big download to make from a trusted source - say, MS. With cable, everything zips along quickly enough that I don't bother.
Posted by: Cop Car at Jun 24, 2012 9:00:49 AM
AVG does that too. I had to go in and find the setting to turn off those warnings....
Posted by: Ruth at Jun 24, 2012 9:41:59 AM
Were you to browse with Opera, your CPU & memory usages would be lower. Just sayin'
Posted by: Ole Phat Stu at Jun 24, 2012 4:37:13 PM
Ruth - don't know why I didn't think of that - I hit the settings and unchecked that part. Jeeze, I'm such a computer newbie at times, considering that I'm actually quite experienced and knowledgeable.
Posted by: bogie at Jun 24, 2012 7:28:46 PM
Stu - I've tried other browsers (Opera, Mozilla etc), but somehow the stuff I work with constantly doesn't seem to work right (or I'm not smart enough / don't take time, to configure them to work right). IE works fine, right out of the box for me most times. And, it's not that I have an issue with IE - it's Norton I
have had the issue with.
Posted by: bogie at Jun 24, 2012 7:34:07 PM
Heh, its those little things that always trip you up. I do it all the time myself. Just had to reinstall AVG since I upgraded to Win7, and got one of those messages, and had to go find the setting to turn it off or I don't know that I'd have thought of it myself.
Posted by: Ruth at Jun 25, 2012 5:42:52 PM