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Product: Norton Internet Security 2002
Company: Symantec
Website: http://www.symantec.com
Estimated Street Price: $69.95
Review By: Julien Jay

Introduction

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Getting Started & What It Does
3: Advanced Features
4: Norton AntiVirus 2002
5: Conclusion

Every Internet user is aware their Internet connection is a potential source of risk as an Internet connection is an open door for hackers especially when itís a permanent cable, ADSL or T1 connection. To coincide with the launch of Windows XP, Symantec has released the new version 4 of its awesome Internet protection tool, Norton Internet Security 2002. Even if this new version doesnít revolutionize the world of firewall software it features the major advantage of being 100% Windows XP compatible unlike previous versions of the software. Norton Internet Security 2002 Family Edition comes with the recently released Norton AntiVirus 2002 and is aimed to protect your Internet connection against every kind of threat: hackers, cyber thieves, malicious ActiveX or Java code, hoax emails, instant messaging issues and cookies. There are two different editions of Norton Internet Security 2002: Norton Personal FireWall 2002 (the most basic version) and Norton Internet Security 2002. Norton Internet Security 2002 four different modules which accomplish different tasks: Norton Antivirus 2002, Norton Personal FireWall, Norton Privacy Control, and Norton Parental Control. The plus feature of this edition is its ability to protect usersí children by blocking inappropriate websites. So here is my complete review of this great product.

Setup

   After inserting the Norton Internet Security 2002 v4.0 CD an auto play box appears and a click on the install button launches the setup which is built on the Microsoft Windows Installer technology. Setup takes only five minutes to complete and one reboot later youíre a protected Internet surfer! If you havenít already installed on your system Norton AntiVirus 2002 you can install it right now: the setup of Norton AntiVirus 2002 is a bit longer. Note if you own Norton AntiVirus 2002 which was bundled with SystemWorks 2002, Norton Internet Security 2002 Family Edition will refuse to install it since it will detect you already have the latest version of Norton Antivirus. For users running Windows 98, Me, and 2000 it is recommended they first uninstall Norton Internet Security 2001 v3 before they start upgrading to Norton Internet Security 2002.   
 

  Getting Started & What It Does Ľ

 

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