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Manage Silent Mode Settings

When you perform important tasks, watch movies, or play games in full-screen mode, you can configure Norton to stop sending alert messages and suspend background tasks that slow performance.

Configure Norton to suspend alerts and background tasks.

  1. Start Norton.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  3. In the Settings window, click Administrative Settings.

  4. Under Silent Mode Settings, in the Silent Mode row, turn on Silent Mode, click Apply, then select the amount of time that you want to stop notifications and background tasks.

  5. Under Silent Mode Settings, in the Full Screen Detection row, move the switch to On to suppress Norton alerts and background tasks whenever you use full-screen applications. Norton restarts notifications and background tasks automatically when you are finished.

  6. Under Silent Mode Settings, under Quiet Mode on Detection of do the following:

    • In the IMAPI 2.0 Disk Burn row, move the switch to On to automatically suppress background tasks and improve performance when you burn disks. Norton still displays notifications while you burn disks and restarts background tasks when you are finished.

    • In the User-Specified Programs row, click Configure to add memory-intensive programs that you want to run in Quiet Mode. When you use these programs, Norton stops background tasks that could slow performance and restarts them when you are finished.

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DOCID: v15462179_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 08/13/2018