Norton Review

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By Roji Thomas Jacob 

The best and the most powerful antivirus software available till date - Norton can be summarized in this way. It provides an overall protection for the computer from various threats like malwares, spywares, viruses and online threats. It keeps you protected against all possible viruses with the real-time protection feature.

Starting from the interface, Norton exhibits a simple and user-friendly interface with only three buttons - Scan Now, Live Update and Advanced. All the options and features are integrated into these buttons. The 2012 version also provides a Facebook Wall scan to remove any malware links. You can view the results of the scan carried out with all its details. The advanced option leads to a full-fledged interface where more options are given regarding computer and network security and can enable or disable the features such as Insight Protection, SONAR, Intrusion Prevention, Email and Browser Protection and so on.

Norton Insight is a powerful tool that prevents new online threats from affecting your computer. It also warns you about dangerous applications that may harm your computer even before you download the file ensuring your computer's safety from online threats. The 'safe web lite' feature enables you to type a URL and check whether it is safe or not. The 'SONAR' is another feature of Norton that will prevent new threats and viruses from infecting your computer. If the antivirus senses any suspicious behavior on your computer due to any new virus, it will detect such threat and automatically adds it to the current virus database so that its attack is immobilized.

Another feature of Norton that needs a mention is the 'System Insight' that monitors your system activities round the clock and shows the summary of the installations made, threat detections, performance alerts and number of scans made during each month. It alerts you whenever a process consumes a major portion of your CPU and displays a graph of the CPU and memory load in a simple manner. The 'Autofix' feature of the antivirus tries to fix any problems on its own and if it fails, you can go to the support website for further assistance. You are never away from any sort of help in Norton. Clicking the 'Help' button provides access to FAQ's, tutorials and other resources. If you are not satisfied with that, you can obtain live support in the form of 24-hour live chat, e-mail and phone support.

Access information regarding every program installed in your computer through the 'File Insight' which will show whether a program is reliable or not, its usage frequency, etc. 'Reputation Scan' searches online for a particular program and check whether it is safe or not and its global popularity. Android users can download the software to their phone to keep it safe.

The only downside of Norton may be its high price but is surely worth its value. Try Norton Internet Security or Norton 360 that are loaded with more features suited for professionals.

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