Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Running scans, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
…Running a scan along with updating malware definitions,…is all some people use Norton Internet Security for.…The fact is that no security software prevents all threats from downloading.…You can also introduce threats to your computer by using an USB stick or…a DVD that contains malware.…And we've all been known to allow a download or access to an online site,…despite security software warnings which can also open us up to risk.…In this movie, I show you how to run three kinds of scans to find and…deal with malware on your computer.…
So let's take a look at how you run a scan using Norton.…On the Norton Internet Security main window, just click Scan Now.…From here on this is pretty darn easy.…You only have to choose whether you want a quick scan, a full scan, or a custom scan.…A quick scan, scans only the most commonly infected areas of your computer.…The full system scan goes the whole nine yards and scans every nook and…cranny of your computer.…A custom scan lets you pick and choose.…For example, if you click Custom Scan, you might choose to run…
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
- Installing Norton Internet Security
- Excluding sites from scans
- Viewing performance data
- Running updates
- Configuring and running scans
- Protecting yourself online and on mobile devices