Norton Antivirus 2012 1 User - 3 PCs
- Allows you to email, chat, and download files with protection from threats, cybercriminal attacks, and online scams
- Prevents cybercriminals from stealing your identity and money when you surf, shop, socialize, and bank online
- Protects your photos, music, and other important files from loss
- Keeps your computer running at its best
- Guards your safety with comprehensive, easy-to-use protection from almost any threat that comes your way
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- Platform: Windows 7 / Vista / 2000 / XP
- Media: Software
- Item Quantity: 1
Platform for Display: PC Disc
Amazon.ca Product Description
Defend your identity, your computer, and your important files with comprehensive, easy-to-use protection. When it comes to your identity, your computer, and your files, you can never have too much protection. Norton 360 Version 5.0 provides comprehensive, easy-to-use protection that defends against nearly any threat. Norton 360 Version 5.0 PC Tune-up boosts overall performance and keeps your computer running at its best. Automatic online or local backup helps keep your important files and photos safe from loss. Plus, our exclusive Insight technology blocks emerging viruses and the Social Media Scanner warns you of unsafe websites and Facebook link posts, so you can share links without worrying about passing on or receiving threats.
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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
This "expert" spoke even worse English. It's 10:30 am on the West Coast on a Tuesday...is norton trying to tell me there is nobody I can understand who can answer my call? I have nothing against India, but I do have something against paying for a product and then being basically unable to receive it because of a decision the company has made to sacrifice quality in order to save themselves some money--especially when the cost of the product they are selling has certainly not been discounted to reflect horrible customer service! When I asked if there was someone not in India I could talk with to comment on Norton's (craptastic) customer service set up, the answer was no. Even customer service would be in India (a claim I found to be true about 40 minutes later).
This "expert" then tried to help me, which also took longer than it should because he had to repeat or I had to infer every other sentence. After dinking around on my computer for 5 minutes he finally informed me that I had "only" renewed my subscription and that I needed other things to actually make what I had just spent $60 on effective. Of course, I am not entirely sure what he was saying and he was not understanding my questions, so I really don't know, but this was what I got out of it as we went around and around the tree of liguistic miscommunication.
Finally I asked to just get my money back and I decided to do what I knew I should've just done to start with but was too lazy to do; figure out how to uninstall the Norton software that came with my computer and then get the free AVG (which my tech friends assure me is adequate for what I do on the internet) and call it a secure day.
To Norton's credit, after about 5 minutes on hold, I spoke with an Indian in customer service who was also hard to understand(though he was the best of the three) who went from the badgering script (you know, the one to get you to keep your purchase) to incredibly helpful when I explained that I had started this review on Amazon while on hold. So, within three mintues I was released from the norton nightmare, never to return! In short...you don't really know what you're getting, if you'll be able to use it, and if you're paying for "tech support" just take yourself out to a nice dinner instead and consider yourself less frustrated and your hard earned money much better spent! :) I hope this review can help you in your decision. Good luck!