Norton Antivirus 2012
Stay ahead of viruses and spyware with powerful protection against online threats. A leader in both protection and performance, Norton AntiVirus identifies and stops new threats faster than less sophisticated security software.
Four unique layers of smart protection stop viruses and spyware in their tracks. And it all happens with fast scan speeds and the least impact on your PC's performance, so it won't disrupt your work or play.
Detect and eliminate viruses and spyware
- Four different layers of smart protection detect and eliminate threats so you can rest easy knowing you're protected
- Indentifies and stops new threats faster than other less sophisticated security software
Stay protected without interruptions or slowdowns
- Runs in the background, so it won't disrupt your work or play.
- Won't swallow up your computer's memory and hard disk space.
Get up and running fast with quick setup and easy-to-use features
- Installs in less than a minute with a single mouse click
- Proactively tells you if files and applications are safe, or may slow down or crash your computer
- Improved customizable Control Center now lets you choose between a simple or detailed view for accessing program controls and Web-based Norton services
- Dangerous downloads
- Social network threats
- Browser protection
- Network mapping and monitoring
- Worm protection
- Rootkit protection
Exclusive & Improved! Norton Protection System: Provides industry-leading security with four unique layers of powerful protection to proactively stop online threats before they can infect your computer.
Exclusive & Improved! Insight: Stops new online threats before they can cause you trouble by checking where files came from and how long they've been around.
Improved! Download Insight 2.0: Protects you from dangerous applications before you install them by telling you if they are harmful or unstable.
Exclusive & Improved! SONAR 4 Behavioral Protection: Monitors your computer for suspicious behavior to more quickly and accurately detect new threats and stop them in their tracks.
New! Norton Management: Cloud-based management lets you download, install, transfer, update or renew Norton products from anywhere right over the Internet.
Improved! Network Threat Protection: Detects threats as they travel over a network and eliminates them before they can reach your computer.
Improved! Browser Protection: Smart, proactive protection springs into action as your browser begins to load to stop online threats before they can do any harm.
Improved! Vulnerability Protection: Stops cybercriminals from using security holes (vulnerabilities) in applications to sneak threats onto your PC.
New & Exclusive! Bandwidth Management: Limits non-critical Norton updates when you connect to 3G networks so it won't eat up your monthly data allotment or cause overage fees.
Exclusive! Norton Pulse Updates: Updates your protection every 5 to 15 minutes--without disrupting you--for up-to-the-minute protection against the latest threats.
Free 24x7 Support: Offers you expert help and answers by phone, email, live chat, or online whenever you need it. (Not available in every country.)
Norton Product Comparison
|Norton Allows You To:||Norton AntiVirus with Antispyware||Norton Internet Security||Norton 360|
|Stop online dangers without sacrificing performance||X||X||X|
|Email, chat, surf, and socialize on the Web without worrying about cybercriminals ripping you off||X||X||X|
|Watch movies and play games without interruptions||X||X||X|
|Shop and bank online with protection against cybercriminals who can steal your identity and heard-earned money||X||X|
|Prevent cybercriminals from hacking into your PC and stealing your personal information||X||X|
|Keep a watchful eye on your kids' internet use with Parental Controls Management||X||X|
|Warn you of unsafe and "scam" websites right in your search results and automatically blocks them||X||X|
|Keep your PC tuned and running at its best||X|
|Safeguard your photos, music, and files with automatic online backup (includes 2GB of backup)||X|
|Get help fast with FREE 24x7 phone, email, or chat support for the full initial year of your subscription*||X||X||X|
*Symantac provides free 24x7 email, chat, and phone support for a period of one year. Continuing support is available with an active service period subscription.