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Symantec Norton Antivirus 2001 in the test: Indispensable virus protection for the PC?

Symantec Norton Antivirus 2001 in the test: Indispensable virus protection for the PC?

Foreword

As every year, Symantec from sunny California is presenting us with a new edition of the 2001 version of the well-known virus scanner Norton Antivirus. We have therefore met a beta version of the honorable successor had already been examined more closely.

Interface

System status

The new version of Norton Antivirus also sticks to the well-structured and clearly designed interface, although this time no stone was left unturned. The main control panel has a new, not necessarily playful design. At first glance, the most important information, such as the scope and age of the virus definition, or how long ago the last virus scan was, is immediately visible.

Functional range

The functions have changed Practically nothing has changed compared to the predecessor, one can speak of an improvement and expansion of the existing functions. As usual, Norton Antivirus works in the background of Windows to guarantee permanent system monitoring. In this way, inserted diskettes are automatically subjected to a security check. Furthermore, Nav 2001, like its predecessor, offers a virus check for incoming mails in order to be protected against Visual Basic viruses. The email protection can be activated or deactivated for each individual email account you have in order to maintain a certain amount of freedom.

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