What is the difference between Norton Anti-Virus and Norton 2000?

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To Whom It May Concern:

I have on my desktop 2 things from Norton. I have Norton Anti-Virus and Norton 2000.

Now should I delete them both or keep one. If so which one?

If I have to get rid of Norton Anti Virus which one should I get?

James

Answer

This question was answered on September 7, 1999. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Below you will find descriptions of both Norton 2000 and Norton Anti-Virus, they are not the same programs and each has its own function.

Norton AntiVirus 5.0 for Windows 95/98/NT Workstation from Symantec is the #1 anti-virus software in the world New features in version 5.0 let you quarantine infected files, easily get help directly from Symantec researchers, and it automatically protects you against viruses as well as malicious ActiveX and Java applets As always, Norton AntiVirus can run constantly in the background to keep your computer safe from viruses that might come in from e-mail attachments, Internet downloads, floppy diskettes, software CDs, or a network And it can be scheduled to automatically retrieve new anti-virus definitions from Symantec as often as once a week

Is your PC "millennium ready"? Don't wait until January 1, 2000 to find out whether your spreadsheets, databases, financial programs - even your e-mail program - might go out just as the new year comes in Norton 2000 software is the fast, safe way to identify Y2K threats to your critical applications and data It audits your applications against a database of known Year 2000 problems and gives you a comprehensive report on its findings - today, while you still have time to head off trouble It can even scan inside the most popular spreadsheet and database applications to find non-compliant formulas and numeric data that could wreak havoc with your business.

Because many programs rely on accurate date and time information from your PC to work correctly, Norton 2000 also tests your system's BIOS and clocks - and can fix many of the problems it discovers You even get LiveUpdateâ„¢ technology for downloading the latest updates and information from Symantec's Year 2000 database Version 2.0 also includes the Fix Assistant, which automates some of the most repetitive and tedious Y2K corrections If you rely on your PC, rely on Symantec and Norton 2000.

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on September 7, 1999