• snoofle (unregistered)

    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!

  • Josh (unregistered)

    CodeRookie is built using procedural code, likely. They really want to live up to their name, don't they?

  • rbowes (cs) in reply to snoofle
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

  • tux (unregistered)

    CodeRookie's furbeast is very reassuring too . . . .

  • bramster (unregistered) in reply to rbowes
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

  • James Schend (unregistered)

    I'm a big fan of any software project named "furbeast."

  • pauluskc (cs)

    I love the last one with the "giant middle finger" reference... I ran a site a while back that some other people had framed in on their site claiming to have it all. I added a referrer checker and then whenever someone came thru from their site, they'd get a nice happy pic of me giving them the bird... all framed in by their content.

    still got the ole pic I used: [image]

  • Cloak (unregistered) in reply to bramster
    bramster:
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

    When I think that back in the '80s Peter Norton's tools were the best you could get on the market. These programs were so awfully stable. I used Norton Commander (version 1.x) for nearly 15 years. Nothing (or nearly) seemed to be able to crash them. And then he was bought (?) by Symantec and the whole thing went to low quality...

  • snoofle (unregistered) in reply to rbowes
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    Actually, my attitude toward that company is based upon several years of crappy customer service, bug-riddle applications/crashes, and their only solution: buy the new version (I thought the auto-patch mechanism was supposed to take care of bugs, but hey, I'm just a (former) customer)

  • snoofle (unregistered) in reply to Cloak
    Cloak:
    bramster:
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

    When I think that back in the '80s Peter Norton's tools were the best you could get on the market. These programs were so awfully stable. I used Norton Commander (version 1.x) for nearly 15 years. Nothing (or nearly) seemed to be able to crash them. And then he was bought (?) by Symantec and the whole thing went to low quality...

    We ALL used Norton's stuff, and it worked. Period. I once found a quirk (not a bug really, just some fringe functionality), and called it in. I had a patch in 24 hours. Good times.
  • S|i(3_x (unregistered) in reply to bramster
    bramster:
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

    Could be worse. Could be McAfee. I've seen McAfee cause way more problems on many machines than it was ever even intended to solve. One night I spent hours playing with McAfee firewall configs and reinstalling it trying to end it's DDoS attack. The solution: leave it uninstalled and replace it with AVG.

  • mdk (cs)

    For all those who bash Symantec and glorify Norton...

    http://img.thedailywtf.com/images/200701/pup2/noopen.gif

  • T $ (cs) in reply to mdk
    mdk:
    For all those who bash Symantec and glorify Norton...

    http://img.thedailywtf.com/images/200701/pup2/noopen.gif

    I do believe that is point and match.

  • Agnus Roewsvett (unregistered) in reply to pauluskc
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  • Stephen (unregistered)

    Ahaha the last one, haha, that made me cry..

  • SomeCoder (unregistered) in reply to Agnus Roewsvett
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  • Mike (unregistered)

    The CodeRookie is running Wordpress & using a third party wp plugin...

  • pauluskc (cs) in reply to SomeCoder

    only if a view of a cute cuddly lamb drives an urging to your loins

  • pauluskc (cs) in reply to Agnus Roewsvett

    yeah - it was great.. they didn't figure it out for weeks. :) fnukers!!

  • Worf (unregistered) in reply to pauluskc
    pauluskc:
    I love the last one with the "giant middle finger" reference... I ran a site a while back that some other people had framed in on their site claiming to have it all. I added a referrer checker and then whenever someone came thru from their site, they'd get a nice happy pic of me giving them the bird... all framed in by their content.

    Aww, you didn't bother doing a redirect to Goatse? That would've been interesting!

    Well, these days, you have to use one of the many mirrors...

  • Tim (unregistered) in reply to Cloak
    Cloak:
    bramster:
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

    When I think that back in the '80s Peter Norton's tools were the best you could get on the market. These programs were so awfully stable. I used Norton Commander (version 1.x) for nearly 15 years. Nothing (or nearly) seemed to be able to crash them. And then he was bought (?) by Symantec and the whole thing went to low quality...

    Symantec is where software goes to die. (Examples: Norton Utilities, ACT!, Partition Magic, Ghost)

  • snqow (unregistered) in reply to tux
    tux:
    CodeRookie's furbeast is very reassuring too . . . .

    It looks like this site is hosted at dreamhost. Furbeast is the name of one of their servers. They have an interesting name scheme: it looks like the get two short dictionary words and cat them together. It makes for easy to remember names. My account, for instance, is on "payday".

    captcha: doom

  • Zero (unregistered) in reply to Tim
    Tim:
    Cloak:
    bramster:
    rbowes:
    snoofle:
    The Symantec one is, sadly, typical of the quality of their products - it has been deteriorating for years. That's just pure f'n laziness on the part of the programmer!
    Don't be so quick to hate Symantec. We use SAV at work, and I have to admit it's better than it was a few years ago.

    (admitted, I work at Symantec. But I have no reason to promote their software:) )

    But we all know Symantec Corporate is a completely different product from Norton Antivirus.

    If I were Peter Norton, I'd change my name. That stuff is all crap. Crap!

    When I think that back in the '80s Peter Norton's tools were the best you could get on the market. These programs were so awfully stable. I used Norton Commander (version 1.x) for nearly 15 years. Nothing (or nearly) seemed to be able to crash them. And then he was bought (?) by Symantec and the whole thing went to low quality...

    Symantec is where software goes to die. (Examples: Norton Utilities, ACT!, Partition Magic, Ghost)

    lolwin

  • Top Cod3r (unregistered)

    The real WTF is why someone would use Symantec instead of NOD32

  • foxyshadis (cs) in reply to Tim
    Tim:

    Symantec is where software goes to die. (Examples: Norton Utilities, ACT!, Partition Magic, Ghost)

    Corel is exactly like Symantec, except it's the elephant graveyard of office & multimedia instead of system tools.

  • Devi (cs) in reply to Worf
    Worf:

    Aww, you didn't bother doing a redirect to Goatse? That would've been interesting!

    Well, these days, you have to use one of the many mirrors...

    Already been done :)

    http://ascii.textfiles.com/archives/000278.html

  • Will (unregistered) in reply to Tim

    [quote user="Tim"] [/quote]

    Symantec is where software goes to die. (Examples: Norton Utilities, ACT!, Partition Magic, Ghost)[/quote]

    Veritas

  • Nelle (unregistered) in reply to Cloak
    Cloak:
    [...] When I think that back in the '80s Peter Norton's tools were the best you could get on the market. These programs were so awfully stable. I used Norton Commander (version 1.x) for nearly 15 years. Nothing (or nearly) seemed to be able to crash them. And then he was bought (?) by Symantec and the whole thing went to low quality...

    It went a bit before that ... NC 4.0 was great and with NC 5.0 the downfall started ...

    SpeedDisk was a nice too ...

  • mol (unregistered) in reply to Tim
    Tim:
    Symantec is where software goes to die. (Examples: Norton Utilities, ACT!, Partition Magic, Ghost)

    XTree !

  • commander (unregistered) in reply to Cloak
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  • Myself (unregistered)

    There are several Norton Commander clones out there. Google for Midnight Commander, Krusader, Total Commander, etc.

  • Taz (cs) in reply to commander
    commander:
    re: norton commander

    that software still exists. Some else copied the idea and has been updating it for years.

    Check out http://ghisler.com/ and it is called "total commander". It is a very slick piece of shareware.

    I am not affiliated with that guy, I just love that program

    Second that. Been using it for years. Forget Windows Exploder, Total Commander is the tool.

  • sjlauritsen (unregistered) in reply to S|i(3_x

    I personally like NOD32. Clean and simple UI! No "happy graphics widget set"-special-be-totally-hip-(and crappy)-custom UI. Just a plain and simple custom UI, which can be turned off if you just want a simple Windows UI.

    Whenever a family member has been bugged to insanity by AVG, Symantic, McAfee or "the others", I tell them to install NOD32. Pay the fee, install it, and never hear from it again.

    Of course you will hear from it if you get a virus threat. ;-)

  • MikeCD (unregistered) in reply to SomeCoder
    SomeCoder:
    I'm assuming that image is NSFW?
    It's goatse without the "se".
  • anon (unregistered) in reply to Agnus Roewsvett
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