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Product: SystemWorks 2002
Company: Symantec
Estimated Street Price: $69.95
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction & Overview
2: Norton SystemWorks 2002 GUI
3: Norton AntiVirus 2002

4: Norton CleanSweep 2002
5: Norton Utilities 2002
6: GoBack 3

7: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Norton SystemWorks 2002.


Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 80%
Interface: 95%
Performance: 90%
Features: 75%
Disk Tools: 80%
Uninstaller: 85%
AntiVirus: 95%
Ease of use: 85%
Users' Guide: 80%
Overall: 84.5%

Norton SystemWorks 2002 is still the best set of utilities you can find on the market. Thousands of users have relied on the Norton power for more than a decade, worldwide. This new version already supports the upcoming Windows XP ensuring Windows XP users will get the protection and system tools they need starting day number one. The SystemWorks 2002 interface is still a marvel of integration thanks to a user-friendly design. Norton AntiVirus 2002 is the software that evolves the most in the suite to provide users with the ultimate level of security they crave for while Norton Cleansweep and Norton Utilities 2002 clearly stagnate since they bring absolutely no new features. The best thing of this new suite is that it now works with all windows platforms from Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Windows Me to Windows XP with a reasonable and affordable price. This new version clearly targets Windows XP users and represents the complete problem solving suite.


Specs & Package
Overall Score 84.5%
Version Reviewed Norton SystemWorks 2002
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box 1 CD-Rom
1 Users' Guide
The Good Points New GUI,
New AntiVirus Features,
WipeInfo supports W2K & Windows XP,

Process Viewer,
GoBack 3.
The Bad Points Most of SystemWorks' tools didn't evolve (NCS & NU),
GoBack 3 is a tad bit limited comparing to the Deluxe Edition
Reviewers PC Setup

Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard
Windows XP Professional
512 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8.1
19" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet III 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2200E

PC Required Minimum System Requirements

Pentium 233MHz or higher
Microsoft® Windows® 98/98SE, Windows Millennium, Windows 2000 or Windows XP Home/Pro
64Mb of RAM (128MB recommended)
180Mb of free hard disk space
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
4x CD-Rom drive


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