|Hey, Symantec!!!!! rev 01.06.2005||Back to Lessons|
Okay, you morons at Symantec, listen up! I've had enough!
When my lousy little 1.2GHz/512MB/220GB system boots up, your freakin' software adds over five freakin' minutes to the startup time!
Why in Anyone's Name does YOUR software [ccApp.exe and ccEvtMgr.exe, to be precise] take five or more minutes to suck up 50-90% of my cpu's cycles for five minutes and do OVER TWO POINT SEVEN MILLION I/O READS before it lets go?!?!?
svchost.exe and ccSetMgr.exe which are, I believe, also your "work" have taken up another ONE POINT TWO MILLION I/O Reads. Drop down another few on the Windows Task Manager Hit Parade, and the I/O Read count drops to an Order Of Magnitude LESS than the first two!
I defy you to explain why your software takes so much system resource to do a job which, to the best of my knowledge and Google-Research, is freakin' invisible to me!
"It manages software," some of the sites say.
If that's true, how come about 75% of the time, when I shut my system down, ccApp is one of the few applications which doesn't shut down neatly, and MSWindows inevitably displays the popup offering me to shut down the app manually.
It's starting to look more and more to me that your software sucks and your software writers are incompetents, and it would be a great idea for me to remove all of your software from my pc and replace it with stuff that doesn't suck.
F-Prot's virus software has consumed about 70K I/O reads to do its job. "navapsvc.exe, which I'll go so far as to assume is the Norton Antivirus package, took over 200K I/O Reads before it shut up. Abour 3:1. Is that ineffectiveness or just poor coding?
rsvp, if you have the cojones to do it.
|Update, 01.05.05, 11:30pm, PST:|
F-Prot's fpavupdm.exe took only 1,883,692 for a complete system scan!
|Update, 01.06.05, 1:52pm, PST:|
|Update, 01.06.05, 4:30pm, PST:|
See Ya, but not on my PC soon.