Norton SystemWorks Helps Baseball Fan Nab Seat at the World Series
Cupertino, Calif --October 22, 1998-- Last week, Norton SystemWorks
made one loyal San Diego Padres fan an ardent Symantec fan. On October
13, at 7 p.m. PST, tickets went on sale via the web for the World
Series match-up between the Padres and the New York Yankees. Among the
millions of baseball fans sitting at keyboards with fingers poised and
ready to strike was John J. Greene, who was looking to score tickets
for himself, his wife, and his two young children.
What Greene and much of the rest of the world discovered, though, was
that the ticket web site was instantly overloaded. "Each time I tried
to access the web site, my system would crash," Greene says. His
friends were having the same unfortunate experience, striking out time
after time. However, while his friends remained down for the count
with every crash, Greene stayed on his feet, thanks to Norton
SystemWorks. "I had installed Norton SystemWorks on my PC several
weeks ago," he explains. "As a result, its CrashGuard component
intercepted each crash-and there were hundreds of them-and let me stay
Two hours later, Greene was the proud owner of four tickets to last
nights Game 4 of the 1998 World Series where he, his family and
thousands of other raving fans had an experience of a lifetime.
Norton SystemWorks is the industry's first completely integrated suite
of utility and anti-virus products. It is comprised of Symantec's
award-winning utility and anti-virus products, including Norton
Utilities, Norton AntiVirus, Norton CrashGuard, and a six-month
subscription to Norton Web Services. In addition, each Norton
SystemWorks package includes the free Norton SystemWorks Bonus Pack
containing Remove-It 98, Norton Mobile Essentials, Visual Page, WinFax
Basic Edition, and pcANYWHERE Express. The complete package represents
a retail value totaling over $500.
Norton SystemWorks was designed specifically to provide consumers a
comprehensive, integrated, and flexible solution to keep their
computers working. Much more than a bundle, Norton SystemWorks gives
users everything they need in one box-one install, one product update
center, one manual, one support line, and one emergency disk set-and
with a single-easy-to-use interface.
Pricing and Availability
Norton SystemWorks is available now at a suggested retail price of
Norton SystemWorks requires an IBM PC or 100% compatible, Windows
95/98, 486/66 or higher, 16MB RAM, 95MB hard disk space for typical
installation - 115MB for complete installation, CD-ROM drive
double-speed or higher, and 256-color VGA or better video.
Norton System Works Bonus Pack requires and IBM PC or 100% compatible,
Windows 95/98, Pentium 100 MHz or higher, 32 MB RAM, 89 MB Disk Space
for all 4 products combined, VGA Video 256 color minimum (Super VGA
recommended), CD-ROM drive, Fax Modem required: Class 1, Class 2,
Class 2.0 (WinFax only) TCP/IP Network Protocol (pcANYWHERE EXPRESS
only), and pcANYWHERE Host, version 8.0 or higher (pcANYWHERE EXPRESS
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