Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition description
Winning Protection that won’t slow you down
The Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition application was designed to be the fastest virus protection you can get. It stops spyware, worms, bots, and other threats cold—without slowing down your PC. When you’re gaming, your protection should get out of the way. Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition does exactly that.
No alerts + no notifications = no interruptions
Optional settings to temporarily suspend updates, behavioral scanning and intrusion prevention
Enabled automatically when your PC is in full screen mode
Activate manually with a quick click on the Norton system tray icon
Rapid Pulse Updates every 5 to 15 minutes
Installs in less than a minute
Adds less than 1 second to boot time
Light as a Feather
Uses less than 6MB memory even without the Gamer Mode performance boost
Needs less than 50MB hard disk space on installation
Runs only 2 processes at a time
Performance graphs display CPU and memory usage and how little Norton is using
Respects your needs
Smart Scheduler holds resource intensive actions for when you are not using your PC
Resource usage table shows you the what, when and how long for background actions taken by Norton AntiVirus
Delivers consistently strong protection – that’s why Norton AntiVirus has won more consecutive Virus Bulletin 100 awards than any other AV software
Here are some key features of “Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition”:
Lightning Fast and Light as a Feather:
· Fastest and lightest virus, spyware, and rootkit protection available, optimized for gaming.
· Installs in under one minute on average.
· Requires less than 6 MB of memory—eight times less memory than the competitive industry average.
· Opens only two processes.
· Uses less than 50 MB of hard disk space (without definitions).
· Adds less than 3 seconds to boot time.
· Norton Insight technology scans only those files at risk, resulting in fewer, shorter, and faster scans of less than 35 seconds on average—almost five times faster than the competitive industry average.
· Suspends alerts and notifications to avoid interrupting game play.
· Option to suspend real-time monitoring activities and updates to reduce PC and network resource usage even further.
· Automatically enabled when PC is in full-screen mode.
· Turn it on manually with a simple click on the Norton system tray icon.
· Automatically detects and removes the latest online threats.
· Tiny, rapid Pulse Updates every 5 to 15 minutes—30 times more often than the competitive industry average.
· Norton Protection System delivers multilayered protection.
· Patent-pending, industry-leading protection from Web-based attacks.
· Real-time SONAR (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) technology detects emerging spyware and viruses before traditional definitions are even available.
· Botnet detection prevents bots from taking control of your PC.
· Norton Recovery Tool boots and repairs badly infected PCs.
· Specialized deep-cleaning technology delivers our most complete scan possible.
· Easy access to intelligence on Internet threats targeting gamers.
· Control Without Disruptions
· Smart Scheduler automatically schedules non time-critical activities such as scans and updates to occur while your PC is idle.
· Comprehensive control gives you the option to customize your security settings.
· Review the security status of every process on your PC.
· Free tech support and online knowledge base deliver the help you need, however you need it.
· Information for Gamers links directly to gaming related security information and more.
· 300 MHz or faster processor
· 256 MB of RAM (512 MB RAM required for the Recovery Tool)
· 150 MB of available hard disk space.
· Microsoft Internet Explorer 32-bit 6.0 or later
· Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or later
· 15 days trial
· Nag screen
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