What is Norton Antivirus?

Norton Antivirus is the protection software developed and distributed by the Symantec Corporation under the name of Norton family as a part of computer security products in 1991 to protect the computers from viruses and other types of malware. It is all in one computer software security update suite. Norton Antivirus runs on most of the operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Linus and MAC OS. Norton setup grasped 61% of the US market share till 2007. Whenever Norton Antivirus detects a threat, the details will be logged in the Norton setup and try to fix that error. If the security solution can’t fix the problem, infected file will be located and other the additional information for that error. You will get to know the full information of the threat in the right pane of desktop application. Having antivirus and security software for your computer or mobile device gives you protection against many types of malware that might not be easy to spot. There are many versions released of Norton Setup. Norton 360 Life lock is the latest version of Norton setup. The latest version of Norton setup named as Norton 360 has the feature of online scanning for virus and attacks known as Norton Online Security Scan.

How to Download/Install Norton Setup

norton.com/setup:

  1. Go to the browser and access to the website norton.com/setup.
  2. Sign in to the Norton.
  3. If you don’t have account, click Sign up, Enter the required information and your account is ready to go.
  4. Click the Download option in the Get Started
  5. If you have the product key for the Norton Setup, enter the key otherwise it will tell you what steps you have to follow to enter the new product key to launch Norton.com/setup.
  6. If you see a prompt in the My Service Pin field, type the Pin Number which you got from your service provider.
  7. Click Agree and Continue. The download will get start.
  8. If you are using Internet browser, Click Run. For Google chrome, click on the downloaded Norton.com/setup which will appear on the bottom left corner of the browser.
  9. If you are Firefox/Safari, Click the Download option to view the downloaded file and double click the file which will be shown on top right corner of browser.
  10. There will be a pop up showing the message “Do you want to allow this app to make changes?” Click “Continue”.
  11. Your Software is now installed and ready to use.

How to Activate the Norton Setup

A valid Norton Antivirus subscription ensures that the security is up to date. You must renew or activate the subscription so that it provides you the safety from the malwares.

  1. Activate or renew your Norton by purchasing a subscription:
  2. Go to the website norton.com/setup.
  3. Sign in to your account.
  4. In Norton main window, you will have the option of Renew/Activate Now. Click on this option.
  5. Depending upon the choices, if you see the Subscription window, click Buy a subscription.
  6. Enter your billing information and place your order. Review your order before making the payment.
  7. On successful purchase, your subscription gets activated or renewed
  8. Activate or renew your Norton by using a product key or code:
  9. Start Norton.
  10. Sign into your account.
  11. If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.
  12. There will be two options, Click any one.
  13. If you want to activate your subscription, click Activate Now.
  14. If you want to renew your subscription, click Help and then under Account Information, click Enter Product key.
  15. Enter the Product key or renewal code that you received from Norton.
  16. Click Next.
  17. Activate your Norton by using a subscription license associated with your account:

If you buy your subscription from the Norton Online Store or if you have already activated your product then your license is automatically stored in your Norton account. You can also follow these steps if you did not download and install the product after your purchase from the Norton Online Store.

  1. Start Norton.
  2. Sign into your account.
  3. If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.
  4. In the Norton product main window, click Activate Now.
  5. Choose the Norton Security license and then click Next then enter the product key that you received from Norton.

Variants of Norton Antivirus?

Every released version has its own pros and cons but comes with advanced features. In US, Norton 360 is available in two standalone editions i.e. Standard and Deluxe and the three editions with Life Lock identity theft protection service while in the countries other than US, Norton Setup comes in three editions i.e. Standard, Deluxe and Premium. There is difference of price between the packages/subscriptions. Norton 360 Standard and Deluxe version have the price 79.99$ and 99.99$. Norton 360 Standard can support 1 device at a time with the OS support including Android, IOS, PC and Mac. The features which are supported by this version are Anti-Spyware, Antivirus, Malware & Ransom ware Protection, Online Threat Protection, PC Cloud Backup which support the 10GB data and Password Manager but doesn’t include the parental control while Norton 360 Deluxe supports the Parental Controls and supports up to 50GB of PC Cloud backup and have access up to 5 devices at the same time. Norton 360 Premium version does support 10 devices that counts Mac, Android, smartphones and tablets. It provides 75 GB of PC cloud backup. These 3 versions of Norton 360 gives protection against spyware with the name of SafeCam that specifically helps block unauthorized access to your PC webcam. It also has the facility of (VPN) which gives protection and encryption for online privacy when you use a public or shared Wi-Fi network. If we talk about Norton 360 Life Lock identity theft protection specifications. Select, Advantage and Ultimate Plus are the Life Lock theft protection versions. Norton 360 Life Lock theft protection Select has the price of 149.99$. It provides you Million Dollar Protection Package which covers up to $25K in Stolen Funds Reimbursement, up to $25K in Personal Expense Compensation, up to $1M in Coverage for Lawyers & Experts along with other handsome features. Norton 360 Life Lock theft protection Advantage has the price of 249.99$. It provides you Million Dollar Protection Package which covers up to $100K in Stolen Funds Reimbursement, up to $100K in Personal Expense Compensation, up to $1M in Coverage for Lawyers & Experts along with other attractive features. Norton 360 Life Lock theft protection Ultimate Plus has the price of 349.99$. It provides you Million Dollar Protection Package which covers up to $1M in Stolen Funds Reimbursement, Up to $1M in Personal Expense Compensation, up to $1M in Coverage for Lawyers & Experts along with other exceptional features.