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Symantec Launches New Problem Solving Products

Symantec Launches New Problem Solving Products to Support Windows XP

New Versions of Norton SystemWorks, Norton CleanSweep and Norton Utilities
ensure optimal performance for PCs

Symantec New Zealand, a world leader in Internet security, today launched Norton SystemWorks 2002, Norton CleanSweep 2002 and Norton Utilities 2002 that ensure faster, easier and hassle-free computing.

Symantec’s new problem solving products extend the functionality found in Windows XP. Users will benefit from Symantec’s proven track record of providing top-notch solutions that keep new operating systems running at peak performance levels and allow customers to get the most out of Microsoft’s newest platform.

Highlights of the new versions include: intuitive interface and scheduled automatic system checks, an automatic safeguard against virus threats, an advanced system recovery tool and the ability to permanently delete all traces of selected files/folders, clearing free space.

“We’ve packed the new Norton Utilities 2002, Norton CleanSweep 2002 and Norton SystemWorks 2002 with even more robust problem-solving and performance-enhancing tools that people worldwide have come to rely on all these years,” says Richard Batchelar, Country Manager, Symantec New Zealand.

THE 2002 VERSIONS KEY OFFERINGS
Norton SystemWorks 2002
Norton SystemWorks 2002 is the best-of-breed problem-solving suite that offers a comprehensive, integrated solution set to help keep PCs running at optimal performance levels.

Norton SystemWorks 2002 includes full versions of the newest releases of Norton AntiVirus 2002, Norton Utilities 2002, Norton CleanSweep 2002 and GoBack 3 Personal Edition. Symantec also offers Norton SystemWorks 2002 Professional Edition which includes all the products in Norton SystemWorks 2002, as well as Norton Ghost 2002 and WinFax 10.0 Basic Edition, providing small businesses and advanced users with powerful solutions for system upgrading, backup, recovery, and fax capabilities.

With a new, streamlined installation procedure, Norton SystemWorks 2002 strives to make computer problem-solving as easy as possible for the user. Additionally, the One Button Checkup now allows users to schedule system checks, making the process automated, so computer problems can regularly be assessed without user interaction.

The inclusion of GoBack 3 Personal Edition in Norton Systems 2002 allows users to easily recover the operating system and data in the event of a system crash, virus attack, failed software installation or user error. The feature returns the system to a time when it was working properly with the data intact. With GoBack 3 Personal Edition users can fix a PC on their own, without having to know what went wrong. With just a few mouse clicks, customers can easily and immediately restore healthy system configurations and dramatically reduce PC downtime, data loss and technical support costs.

Norton SystemWorks also includes Norton AntiVirus 2002 with automatic detection and repair, automatic Internet updates, script blocking technology and scans both incoming and outgoing email, preventing email programs from sending and forwarding virus-infected email.

Norton CleanSweep 2002
Norton CleanSweep 2002 improves a PC’s performance by safely and easily removing unwanted programs and Internet build-up on Windows systems, including Windows XP. Its intuitive interface makes cleanup simple and error-proof.

Norton CleanSweep 2002 uses Internet Sweep technology to remove unwanted cache and cookie files that are automatically downloaded when users surf the web. This technology cleans more Internet debris than any other uninstaller product. CleanSweep also removes unnecessary ActiveX controls and browser plug-ins.

Norton Utilities 2002
Norton Utilities 2002 extends the industry’s most effective system optimisation and problem-solving tools to Windows XP users. It offers users of all levels of expertise an easy-to-use solution for optimising, fixing, and maintaining their Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium and Windows XP personal computers and it can even be run from CD.

Norton Utilities 2002 not only makes using a computer safer, easier, and faster, but it also keeps systems running in peak condition. It optimises systems, and detects, prevents, and repairs more hardware and software problems than ever—and on more operating systems than ever—giving users more control over how to solve Windows software and hardware conflicts. The WipeInfo feature increases data security as well as restores unused space by permanently deleting all traces of unneeded or confidential files.

Pricing and Availability
Norton SystemWorks 2002, Norton CleanSweep 2002 and Norton Utilities 2002 will be available from late September 2001 from local resellers. The estimated retail prices, including GST are: Norton SystemWorks 2002 $179, Norton CleanSweep 2002 $99 and Norton Utilities 2002 $129. For additional product information visit http://www.symantec.co.nz/


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