Thanks to Mom Central I received a trial version of Norton PC Tune-up Service. I was very excited to help test this service out, with as much as I use my computer. I got a card in the mail with the Norton Symantec phone number to call. Then I talked to an advisor, and he asked me for some information about me and my computer. Then, I told him I had a promotional code for the Norton PC Tune-up Service. After we got all set up, Jesse (my Norton Advisor) logged into my computer on a secure internet connection. He stayed on the phone with me the whole time, but if we happened to get disconnected, I did have a chat box available to ask any questions. I have to say, it was nice to see how he cleaned up my computer. If my computer is running slow because I'm running too many programs, or takes a long time to start, I can call (experts are available 24x7) and have it analyzed over the secure internet connection. They service covers a full scan to find issues affecting performance, protection and security and they will recommend steps to ensure performance. I was able to watch everything he did, and could stop the session at any time. Once I moved my mouse, just out of habit, and he couldn't move his. It was pretty funny actually. There was no danger in letting him take control.
He checked a few locations to see what may be making my computer run slower. He checked my desktop, and cleaned up my start menu allowing only needed programs that are necessary start when the computer turns on. You would not believe how many programs start up in the back ground even though you are not running them!
After Jesse helped me clean-up my computer, he said I have a Norton Report Card center that I can go to and check up on my computer. Over all, it was a nice experience and I learned a lot about my computer. I think everyone can use a tune-up on their computer, especially if you are an avid blogger. Lucky for you SassyFrazz readers, I have 3 Gift Cards for a Norton PC Tune-Up Service (a $69.99 value)! The give away is open until Decmber 19th, at 7:00 PM. To get your first entry, tell me something you appreciate about the online world. You may come back each day and enter (again) after you do the first rule, just leave a comment about what is one of your favorite websites. Click here to see how you can earn extra credits to win, and click here to see guidelines and the official rules.
This contest is open to everyone; however, if you are in another country, I will not mail the card, I will email you the phone number and promotion code. You need to be able to dial an 877 phone number. I am not responsible for any phone fees you might incur. Just be sure to leave your e-mail address in your comments.