Norton Antivirus is one of the largest selling antivirus software all over the world. The software is developed by Symantec Corporation since 1991. Initially, Norton was available only for Windows platform; later MAC and Linux versions have been released. Norton antivirus is a part of Norton computer and internet security solutions with advantages like email spam filtering and phishing protection. The software is distributed and sold as an online download, box copy and OEM software. You can use your Norton antivirus for scanning your system and other connected external storage devices as well. The Norton Antivirus package also includes advanced Firewall that protects your system from online threats.
Norton is one of the leaders of the industry, with a very large customer base who contact the developers with multiple questions and solutions through online portals and user forums. Queries include topics from account related issues to the subscription of the antivirus.
Listed below are the most common FAQs.
What is the difference between Norton Security and Norton Internet Security?
There is absolutely no difference between Norton Security and Norton Internet Security. These are exactly the same products just two different names. In October 2014, Norton Internet Security was discontinued and in its place, a new and revamped edition was released named as Norton Security.
How to check Norton Security subscription validity?
Norton like most other antivirus software sells their product in a subscription-based module. Your Norton user account contains all your information related to Norton; Name and Contact details, Billing address, Subscription and purchased product/ service detail etc.
Open your web browser (Google Chrome or any other) and visit Norton official website and log in to your Norton account. When logged in, click on Services to check the validity of your subscription. You will be able to see all active and past services connected to your Norton profile.
How do I configure Norton Firewall so that my games don’t get blocked?
Norton firewall is a part of the total software package. The firewall can block any program or executable file if it is not recognized by the software. Games and third-party software are often blocked, to solve this problem few changes are. Open the Norton Antivirus Dashboard and add the specific programs to the list of Exceptions.
How to install Norton on my Smartphone?
Norton Security is available for almost every platform like Windows, Mac, iOS, and android. To use Norton on your mobile:
- For Apple devices (iPhone and iPad): Open your iTunes App Store and download Norton Mobile Security Lost Phone Finder. When the app is downloaded Sign-in using your available Norton account login details and register your device.
- For Android Devices: Open the Google PlayStore and Download the Norton Security and Antivirus app. Remember to log in to your account.
Is Norton 360 Trial Version same as the purchased one?
Norton 360 and any other Norton Antivirus are all available as trial versions for users to understand the software package before making the purchase. The product is full functionality and the only difference being is the trial version is for 1 month. The software will cease to work after the free 1month subscription expires.
How much is cloud storage space available for every Norton 360 license?
A standard Norton antivirus package includes a 2GB online storage for backups. Updating to Norton 360 Premier Edition will give you an extra 25GB of online storage space.
These are the most commonly asked FAQs about Norton Antivirus and security solutions. If you have any other queries or issues to report and solve feel free to reach out to us. Our team of experts dedicated to Norton Customer Service will guide you through the entire process and make your Norton experience better.