Symantec releases Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition

Symantec released Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition, an antivirus utility designed specifically not to bother gamers while they, err, game. The "Gamer Mode" suspends updates, alerts, and other background activities when you’re in the middle of a game. It is automatically enabled when the system is in full screen mode (and can also be manually enabled). […]

Symantec released Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition, an antivirus utility designed specifically not to bother gamers while they, err, game. The "Gamer Mode" suspends updates, alerts, and other background activities when you’re in the middle of a game. It is automatically enabled when the system is in full screen mode (and can also be manually enabled). Resource-intensive actions such as a system scan only occur when the computer is idle. Furthermore, Symantec claims that the software is a performance-driven release, but then again, the normal NAV2009 is as well

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