Actively protects you from viruses, identity theft and social media dangers

  • Insight identifies which files and applications are safe and which are dangerous, using the combined feedback of more than 175 million Norton™ users.
  • Norton Community Watch tracks virtually every file on the Internet for comprehensive global threat monitoring.
  • SONAR Behavioral Protection detects the signs that a file is dangerous to proactively protect you from never-before-seen threats.
  • Internet Protection System scours websites and social networking sites for suspicious links and content to identify the latest social networking scams.
  • Download Insight and IP Address Insight prevent you from downloading files from websites that have a low reputation score within the Norton user community.
  • Live 24x7 Threat Monitoring is backed by a network of Norton users who serve as your own personal Neighborhood Watch group.
  • Scam Insight reviews a website's reputation and lets you know if it's safe to enter your personal information.
  • Anti-phishing Technology blocks fraudulent "phishing" sites set up to steal your personal information.
  • Identity Safe remembers, secures and automatically enters your usernames and passwords for you, so they can't be lost or stolen.
  • Safe Web tells you if a website is unsafe before you visit it and it's too late.
  • Safe Web for Facebook scans your Facebook Wall and News Feed for URLs containing security threats, such as phishing sites, malicious downloads and links to unsafe external sites.
  • Network mapping and monitoring shows all the devices connected to your home network, so you can spot uninvited guests using your wireless connection and/or eavesdropping on you.

Automatic, silent updates keep you one step ahead of new threats and those not yet invented

  • Automatic product downloads and installations when you're not using your computer ensure your protection is always up to date.
  • Norton Pulse updates virus definitions every 5 to 15 minutes without disrupting your work or play.
  • Insight + Optimized File Copy identifies safe files and only scans unknown files.
  • Built-in Intelligence maximizes battery life by putting off non-critical activities until you are plugged in and out of full-screen mode.
  • Norton Management enables easy single-password access to all Norton cloud-based applications and Web properties – to update, renew, fix or install Norton – including Norton Management, Norton Anti-Theft, Norton Family and Identity Safe.
  • Windows® 8 Compatibility touch-friendly support works equally well in keyboard and mouse environments.

Deep-cleansing tools scour and disinfect even the nastiest infections that lesser products miss

  • Norton Power Eraser scrubs your computer of deeply embedded, difficult-to-remove infections.
  • Norton Bootable Recovery Tool creates an emergency rescue CD, DVD or USB that gets your PC running like new, even if it's so infected it won't start up.
  • Windows 8 App remediation scans Windows 8 apps for threats and removes them.
  • FREE SUPPORT 24/7. Symantec provides free 24x7 chat, and phone support for a period of one year from initial product installation. Updating to the latest product version may be required to access support. NortonLive™ Services sold separately. For full details and to access support, go to http://www.symantec.com/globalsupport.

Operating Systems Supported

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit) Home/Professional/Tablet PC/Media Center (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Vista® (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 300 MHz for Microsoft Windows XP, 1 GHz for Microsoft Windows Vista/Microsoft Windows 7/Windows 81
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

Email scanning supported for POP3-compatible email clients

Browser Support for Phishing Protection, Safe Search, and Password Management

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher (32-bit only)1,2
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (32-bit only)2,3
  • Google Chrome™2,3

Browser Support for Vulnerability Protection

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher (32-bit only)1,2
  • Mozilla Firefox (32-bit only)2,3

1Some protection features are not available in Windows 8 style browsing mode.
2As made available by Symantec within your service period.
3Supports current and the most recent previous 32-bit releases.