Problem Solving Software

Norton Utilities for Macintosh 3.5 protects data and fixes computer problems. The software on this CD-ROM protects your computer from screen freezes, operating system problems, software crashes, and hard disk problems. In the event of a crash, the program saves your work, repairs your disk, and recovers your files. An "UnErase" feature enables you to recover files that have been accidentally deleted. According to the manufacturer, there are more than 15 million users of Norton Utilities. $99. A comparable program designed for PCs is Norton CrashGuard Deluxe 3.0 for Windows 95. $49.95. 800-441-7234.

Also available from Symantec is Norton Uninstall Deluxe 3.0 for Windows NT and Windows 95. This software enables you to safely remove programs and files you no longer need. An additional feature provides you with the option to automatically get rid of junk files, Internet cache files, and temporary files whenever you boot your system. $39.95. 800-441-7234.