See “Keeping current with LiveUpdate” on page 49.
Use LiveUpdate regularly to update your programs and virus definition service files.
Keep Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect turned on at all times to prevent viruses from infecting your computer.
See “Scan disks, folders, and files” on page 63.
If Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect is not turned on, scan removable media before you use them. In Mac OS X v10.1, always scan removable media before you use them.
See “Add scheduled Norton AntiVirus scans” on page 69.
Schedule scans to occur automatically.
Prepare for emergencies
It is also important that you are prepared in case your computer is infected by a virus. To prepare for emergencies back up files regularly and keep more than just the most recent backup.
If you can’t start from the CD
Some third-party CD drives cannot start a computer from a CD. As an alternative to the CD, set up another disk, a partition on a disk, or a removable disk such as a Zip or SuperDisk drive as a startup disk (a disk that contains the system files necessary to start your computer).
To set up another drive as a startup disk
About Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh If you can’t start from the CD
Install your Macintosh OS System software to the designated disk.
Install Norton AntiVirus onto this new startup disk. Restart from that disk to run Norton AntiVirus in an emergency.
To restart your computer with the new startup disk in Mac OS 8.1-9.x
On the Apple menu, click Control Panels > Startup Disk. Double-click Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh CD to make it your
startup disk. Close the Startup Disk Control Panel.
On the Special menu, click Restart. Your computer will start up from the designated volume.