Norton is industry-leading antivirus software. It is the most users friendly, fastest and most feature rich antivirus program that provides the security to the confidential data saved in your device and saves it from any type of counterfeit or malicious attack. Norton Antivirus provides multiple layers of protection to its user’s device and online privacy.
It provides higher security on all the devices including Mac, Personal computers, mobiles, and tablets against phishing, virus or other attacks encountered when you browse online. It secures its users by blocking the cyber criminals from accessing user’s personal information. It also proffers Cloud backup that works well and provides you the data saved in your device you might have lost due to some hard drive failure or due to some other reason.
- Device security: Provides real time security for up to 10 devices at the same time by just choosing a premium version.
- Password manager: It endows with tools to easily generate the strong passwords, store them and manage them appropriately.
- Cloud Backup: It provides ample of cloud storage to its users to store the data online that can be easily accessed from anywhere anytime and helps when the user lost its data due to some hard drive failure or some other reason.
- Secure VPN: Accessing your favourite websites and assurance of securing the information entered by the user online by using encryption techniques.
- Online threat protection: Provides higher security by securing the personal and financial information when the user goes online.
- Parental Control: Provides internet security and safety by offering parental controls by letting the kids browse safely.
- Safe Cam: Helps blocking the unauthorized access to the webcam and raises a warning if some unauthorized access is trying to use the webcam.
- Firewalls: Scrutinize communications between your computer and other computers and blocks the illicit traffic.
Benefits of Norton Antivirus:
- One stop solution to defend your devices
- Endows with defence against viruses, spyware, malware and other online devices
- Upholds your privacy
- Evade insecure websites and distrustful downloads
- Move defence from one device to another
- Add more defence as you get more devices
- Easily locates mislaid or stolen Smartphone and tablets
With these advantages there comes when users might encounter some issues that are required to be addressed if encountered. This might cause difficulty to its users but can be resolved easily if handled nicely. Either by following the tips and tricks to resolve the encountered issue manually or by just connecting to a customer service support executive for any technical or non technical issue encountered.
How to download Norton Antivirus?
- Launch my.norton.com
- Click Sign In.
- If you are new there, Click Create an Account and complete the process by entering the information asked.
- Insert your email address and password to sign in
- Under My Norton Portal, Click Download
- Click Agree and Download.
How to install Norton Antivirus on Windows?
- After downloading, Run the installer from your browser
- If the user Account Control window appears Click Continue
- Follow the on screen instructions to complete the installation process
How to install Norton Antivirus on MAC?
- To install Norton product version 8.x or later, you must have Mac OS X 10.10.x or later.
- Before installing Norton, Click Norton License Agreement and read your product license agreement
- Click Install.
In few cases, Norton might alerts you for joining the Norton Community Watch that gathers the information regarding potential security risks from your computer and propels the information to Norton Antivirus for analysis. Click Learn More to know more about Norton Community Watch.
- Click Join Now to allow the Norton Community Watch on your device.
- Click Maybe Later to join the Norton Community Watch later.
- In case of System Extension Blocked alert, click OK.
- In the Norton installation window, click Open Now.
- In the Security & Privacy window, click the lock icon at the bottom of the window, and then type your administrator account password.
- Click Unlock.
- Click Allow corresponding to the Symantec message.
- Click Restart.
- After restarting your Mac, in the Norton installation window, click Open Preferences
- In the Security & Privacy window, click the lock icon at the bottom.
- When prompted, type your administrator account password, and then click Unlock.
- Click Allow corresponding to the Norton message, navigate back to the Norton installation window, and then click Continue.
- In the Norton installation window, click Open preferences to allow Norton to access your disk for better protection.
- In the Security & Privacy window, ensure that the Norton System Extension option is enabled.
- Navigate back to the Norton installation window and click Complete.
Users might encounter a few issues rather than installing the Norton Antivirus on your device. Fixing these issues by just following few steps is a great idea to start with. If still the tips and tricks don’t works, user might choose Customer Service support to address the encountered issue and resolve the issue within few minutes:notenote
This issue appears when you install the new Norton product over an existing version of Norton product. To fix this problem, uninstall the existing version of the Norton and install the newly purchased version.
- Run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool
- Download the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool.
- Save the file to the Windows desktop.
- To open the Downloads press the Ctrl + J key.
- Double-click the NRnR icon.
- Read the license agreement, and click Agree.
- Click Advanced Options.
- Click Remove Only.
- Click Remove.
- Click Restart Now.
- After restarting your computer, follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall your Norton product.
1. Norton installation taking a long time or stops responding:
User may encounter this concern if there is any third-party security software is installed on your device. In order to resolve this issue, restart your computer. Follow the below mentioned steps to resolve this issue manually:
- Restart the computer
- Exit all programs.
- Restart the computer.
- If the problem persists, go to Step 2.
- Uninstall any non-Symantec security product
- Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.
- Type in the following text, and then press Enter appwiz.cpl
- In the list of currently installed programs, select the non-Symantec security product, and then click Uninstall or Remove.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
- After completing the un-installation process, restart the computer.
- If still the problem persists, install Norton in safe mode.
Installing Norton from safe mode:
- Exit all programs.
- Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.
- Type in the following text, and then press Enter Msconfig
- In the User Account Control window appears, click yes or continue.
- In the System Configuration window, on the Boot tab, select Safe boot and Network.
- On Windows XP: In the System Configuration Utility window, on the BOOT.INI tab, select /SAFEBOOT and Network.
- Click OK.
- Click Restart.
- The computer restarts in safe mode with networking.
- Install Norton.
Norton not Opening on Mac: There might comes a time when the Norton Antivirus doesn’t responds on the double click by the user. At this stage the user requires to follow the following steps in order to resolve the issue manually.
Step 1: Restart your computer
- Exit all the open applications.
- Restart your Mac.
- After restarting Mac if still the problem persists, go to Step 2 to uninstall Norton using Remove Norton Mac Files tool and reinstall it.
Step 2: Download and run Remove Norton Mac Files as an administrator.
- Download the RemoveNortonMacFiles.zip file.
- Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
- In the Finder window, click Downloads in the left pane under Favorites.
- In the Remove Norton Mac Files folder, control-click the RemoveNortonMacFiles.command file
- Click Open with Terminal (default).
- To run this tool, you must be logged on with an Administrator account and a non-blank password.
- In the Terminal window, press return to open the Applications folder in Finder.
- In the Applications folder, select the Norton application and then drag and drop it to the Trash.
- When you see a prompt, type your administrator account password, and then click OK.
- In the Norton installer window, click Uninstall.
- In case of prompt, type your administrator account password.
- Click Install Helper.
- When the Norton uninstall finishes, run the RemoveNortonMacFiles.command file in Terminal again.
- For more information, refer to the instructions in step 5 above.
- In the Terminal window, type your administrator password, and then press return. When you type your password, no characters appear.
- To remove all Norton files and folders, type 1. If you want to quit RemoveNortonMacFiles without removing any files, type 2.
- Press return.
- RemoveNortonMacFiles tool removes all of the Norton files.
- When the RemoveNortonMacFiles tool finishes removing the Norton files, in the Terminal window, type y, and press return to restart your Mac.
- Before you press return, make sure that you save your work in other open applications.
Step 3: Install Norton
- Sign In to Norton.
- Type in your email address and password for Norton, and click Sign In.
- In the Get Started window, click Download Norton.
- Click Agree & Download.
- Click OK to save and open the Setup.zip file.
- When the download finishes, double-click the Norton product Installer.
- Click Agree & Install to start the installation.
- If you see a prompt to join Norton Community Watch, click Join Now.
If you do not want to join Norton Community Watch, click Maybe Later. To know more, click Learn More in the prompt window.
- When you see a prompt, type your administrator account password, and then click Install Helper.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
- In the Installation Successful window, click Restart.
- You must restart your computer to complete the installation process.
Norton Antivirus Customer Service:
A well trained, skilled and experienced team is waiting on the other side to assist you with the encountered issue within no time. Any type of technical or non technical issue can be addressed that is just a call away from you. Toll free customer support is always available for its users. Users can connect with the customer service support team through helpline numbers and get their issues resolved with expert advice.