Compare McAfee vs. Norton Anti-Virus Software

What’s the difference between McAfee Anti-Virus Software and Norton Anti-Virus Software? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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McAfee Anti-Virus Software
9.5 / 10 - Excellent
#1 in Anti-Virus Software
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Norton Anti-Virus Software
9.0 / 10 - Excellent
#2 in Anti-Virus Software
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Key Facts
  • 30 day Money Back Guarantee
  • Two way firewall
  • McAfee Shredder
  • McAfee Quick Clean
  • Vulnerability Scanner
  • Network Intrusion Security
  • Social network protection
  • 100% Guarantee: Your money back if they fail to remove a virus!
  • Protects your PC, Mac, smartphone and tablet
  • Defends against viruses, spyware and malware
  • Stops online threats before they can do damage
  • Grows with you and your devices to fit your changing needs
  • Block spam, unsafe websites, and unwanted calls/texts
  • 24/7 free support
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
9.5 / 10 - Excellent
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Features
10/10
Price
10/10
Performance Test
8/10
System Compatibility
9/10
Help and Support
9.0 / 10 - Excellent
10/10
Features
10/10
Price
8/10
Performance Test
9/10
System Compatibility
9/10
Help and Support
Customer Reviews
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8.0 / 10 - Very good
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Final Verdict

McAfee Anti-Virus Software has a higher overall rating than Norton Anti-Virus Software. McAfee scores better than Norton across: Features, and Performance Test. However, Norton scores better on System Compatibility, and Help and Support. Both companies score similarly on Price.

Latest Reviews

James V
Rutherford, New Jersey
Norton Anti-Virus Software review
10/12/2016
I've had Norton for all my security systems at work and at home. They always do a good job at protecting my computer and it's at a reasonable price. Never had any problems with them. Would continue to use them in the future.