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Product: Norton SytemWorks 2001
Company: Symantec
Estimated Street Price: $59.95
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Norton SystemWorks GUI
3: Norton AntiVirus 2001
4: Norton CleanSweep 2001
5: Norton Utilities 2001
6: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Symantec Norton SystemWorks 2001.



Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
GUI: 95%
Performance: 90%
Features: 90%
Disk Tools: 95%
Uninstaller: 90%
AntiVirus: 90%
Users' Guide: 80%
Overall: 90%

This new version of Norton SystemWorks provides users with the most awarded system tools worldwide, which are all accessible through a single, user-friendly and easy to use interface. Norton AntiVirus 2001 is more complete and reliable in terms of virus detection than ever and the unique LiveUpdate feature extends the life of the whole product and eases its maintenance. However we deeply regret the lack of new features for Norton CleanSweep 2001 and Norton Utilities 2001. The best thing of this new suite is certainly the fact that it now works with all windows system from Windows 9x to Windows 2000 and Windows Me and is at a very reasonable and affordable price. Windows Me and Windows 2000 users should buy this new version right now while Windows 98 users may stick to Norton SystemWorks 2000. Note that a Professional release of SystemWorks 2001 is also available and comes with Ghost 2001 & WinFax Basic.



Specs & Package
Overall Score 90%
Version Reviewed Norton SystemWorks 2001
Release Date Already in stores!
In The Box? 1 User's guide,
1 CD
The Good Points Nice Interface
Works with all Windows OSes
Very Good Disk Tools

Good AntiVirus with reliable email scanning function
Affordable Price
The Bad Points Lack of new features
CrashGuard and Modem Doctor were removed from this release.
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium III 1 Ghz B
Intel VC820 Motherboard
Windows Millennium Edition
256 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 7a
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra - 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Miro DC30+
Pinnacle Studio DV
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha 8824 Ultra SCSI internal burner
PC Required Minimum System

Windows 95/98/Me or Windows NT 4.0 with SP3 or Windows 2000
Pentium 100Mhz or greater for W9x
Pentium 150Mhz or greater for Win Me
Pentium 133Mhz or greater for Windows 2000

32Mb of RAM for Windows 9x
64Mb of RAM for Windows NT/2000

106Mb of available hard disk space
CD-Rom Drive
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or greater
Microsoft Mouse or other compatible pointing device

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