Norton All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Norton All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

by Kate J. Chase, Peter Norton
     
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764579936
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/21/2005
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
664
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.42(d)

Meet the Author

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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