Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up Silent mode and Quiet mode, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
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…All the tools available in Norton Internet Security are great, but…the often run in the background, using up valuable resources that could have…an impact on the performance of your computer.…In this movie, I teach you about Silent Mode and…Quite Mode in Norton Internet Security.…These modes help you to save system resources while performing tasks such as…backing up your computer or recording a TV program.…Silent Mode is a setting that temporarily turns off most alerts, notifications, and…background actions on Norton's part while your computer is running certain…programs or processes, so that the most resources are available to you.…
For example, if you're downloading a large file or…backing up your computer, Silent Mode minimizes Norton's actions for a time.…With Silent Mode on, Norton won't perform updates or…scans, but Norton Auto Protect will still work if a threat to your computer appears.…You can't leave Silent Mode on forever because Norton needs to…perform scans at some point to keep you safe.…Quiet Mode is useful if your computer is performing specific tasks,…
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