Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Scheduling tasks, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
…Several Norton Internet Security functions run in the background,…such as Automatic Live Update, or Full System Scan.…These occur while you're doing other things on your computer.…Other features run when your computer is idle, like when you've gone to lunch.…Usually, these functions don't slow down your computer, but in some cases they can.…In this movie, I show you how to use Norton Tasks to make sure all this…functionality doesn't slow you down.…In the Settings window, click the General tab.…
Norton Tasks is selected by default.…Take a look at the first setting.…The first two settings here deal with what happens when you…wake your computer from Sleep or Hibernation mode.…If your computer resumes a Norton process that was interrupted, or if it starts new…Norton process just about the time you wake it up, it can slow down the start up.…That’s why you might want to delay them for a bit.…The first setting deals with Norton processes that were interrupted when…your computer went to sleep.…Use the drop-down list to set an amount of time your computer should wait…
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