Some people swear by Norton, others at it. I uninstalled mine (and if you choose to, use the removal tool available at the Symantec site to finish off the uninstall.) But overall, if you like it, and are happy using it, and (most crucially) it behaves (plays well with) your other programs, you might elect to keep it. All AV's (and antispywares) will sometimes pick up stuff the others have missed. Ones I've used are Norton, AVG, Avira, WinClam, Avast, and DrWeb Cureit. Currently using Avast. It's free, and offers pretty good protection, IMO. See no reason to change. In the pay-for-it playing field, NOD32 and Kaspersky get consistently good reviews, though I've never tried them. NOD particularly, has a reputation for excellent protection without slowing down the system.
If you get stand alone applications, rather than a suite, I've found that a combo of Avast, Comodo Firewall, and SpywareTerminator plus a couple of immunisers and monitors has kept me malware free for a year+. All free.
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