Norton All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Norton All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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What do you do when your PC is threatening to go on strike, your inbox is groaning with spam, and you have a sneaking suspicion you shouldn't have opened that e-mail attachment with the funny name? First, you give thanks for a fellow named Norton. Then you open Norton All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. This handy one-stop reference guide is made up of nine self-contained minibooks, each covering one of the popular Norton PC tools that make your computing life easier and safer. They include: Norton Essentials - Norton Suites - Norton Utilities - Norton GoBack and Ghost - Norton AntiSpam - Norton AntiVirus - Internet Control Tools - Norton PartitionMagic - Norton CleanSweep Designed so it's easy to find what you need to know, Norton All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies helps you understand what each tool does and how to use it. You can diagnose what's wrong, take the appropriate steps to fix it, and even prevent a lot of problems from tormenting you in the future.
Discover how to: Find out what's in the Norton package you have, and whether it still meets your needs - Give your PC a quick check-up with Norton Utilities - Choose the right tool to solve the problem at hand - Defragment your hard drive and rev up your computer with SpeedDisk - Identify and recover files you've accidentally deleted - Rescue your system from disaster with GoBack or Ghost - Set your antivirus shield to repel intruders, and root out spyware and adware - Build a personal firewall, protect your kids with parental controls, and make your inbox off-limits for spammers - Sweep your drives clean of program leftovers, clean out your caches, and ditch stale cookies If you've discovered that having a whole box of tools isn't much help if you don't know how to use them, Norton All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is just what the doctor ordered. With these handy minibooks on call, you can handle lots of basic PC first aid and maintenance on your own and feel good about doing it.
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  • Paperback | 664 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 40.6mm | 952.56g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764579932
  • 9780764579936

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9 books in 1 -- helping you make the most of Norton tools!Your one-stop guide to protecting and perking up your PC with NortonUnless you live with a PC technician, life can get ugly when your PC goes on strike. Well, a guy named Norton created a whole box of preventive and repair tools, and this book helps you use every one! Best of all, it's neatly organized into minibooks so you can find just what you need for quick relief.Discover how toUnderstand your PC's anatomyUse the different elements in Norton productsDiagnose PC problemsRestore your system in case of disasterInstall security softwareClean up your hard drive
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About Kate Chase

Kate J. Chase has led technical support communities for major online services for more than a decade. She has written or contributed to more than 20 technology references.
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Table of contents

Introduction; Book I: Norton Essentials; Chapter 1: Getting to Know Norton Products; Chapter 2: Norton Products and PC Health; Chapter 3: PC Anatomy 101; Chapter 4: Overcoming Your Windows Pain; Chapter 5: Detecting the Differences between Norton Suites and Standalones; Chapter 6: Taking Precautions; Chapter 7: Coping with Activation Woes; Book II: Norton Suites; Chapter 1: Getting Started with Norton SystemWorks; Chapter 2: Upgrading from an Older Version; Chapter 3: Using Norton Internet Security; Book III: Norton Utilities; Chapter 1: Giving Your PC a One Button Checkup; Chapter 2: Improving Disk Performance with Norton Speed Disk; Chapter 3: Diagnosing Drive Symptoms with Norton Disk Doctor; Chapter 4: Consulting with Norton System Doctor; Chapter 5: Curing Windows Coughs with Norton WinDoctor; Chapter 6: Trimming Down Unnecessary Files; Book IV: Norton GoBack and Ghost; Chapter 1: Eliminating the Oops Factor with GoBack; Chapter 2: Configuring Norton GoBack; Chapter 3: Rescuing Your System with GoBack; Chapter 4: Snapping a Smart Drive Image; Chapter 5: Optimizing Your Image Results; Chapter 6: Summoning Your Ghost; Chapter 7: Exorcising Your Ghost CD/DVD; Chapter 8: Getting Past the [Bleep] Factor in Starting Over with Ghost; Book V: Norton AntiSpam; Chapter 1: Getting the Skinny on Spam; Chapter 2: Canning the Spam; Chapter 3: Configuring Norton AntiSpam; Chapter 4: Controlling Your E-Mail; Chapter 5: Evaluating Your Results; Book VI: Norton AntiVirus; Chapter 1: Arming the Repel Shields on Viruses and Trojans; Chapter 2: Are You Infected?; Chapter 3: Quarantining, Repairing, and Deleting Infections; Chapter 4: Choosing Your Scanning Options; Chapter 5: Automating and Updating Your Scanner; Chapter 6: Snooping on the Snoopers: Spyware and Adware; Chapter 7: Threat Monitoring and Tweaking Norton AntiVirus; Book VII: Norton Internet Control Tools; Chapter 1: Barricading Yourself with Norton Personal Firewall; Chapter 2: Quarantining Yourself with Privacy Control; Chapter 3: Taking Advantage of Parental Control; Chapter 4: Using Password Manager to Keep Your Password Under Wraps; Chapter 5: Employing Password Manager to Keep Prying Eyes off Your Credit Cards; Book VIII: Norton PartitionMagic; Chapter 1: Intro to Disk Partitioning; Chapter 2: Creating a Partition; Chapter 3: Resizing a Partition; Chapter 4: Copying a Partition; Chapter 5: Removing a Partition; Book IX: Norton CleanSweep; Chapter 1: Cleaning Your Drive(s); Chapter 2: When Web Browsing Makes a Mess; Index
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