Norton AntiVirus 2012 defends your computer against detected viruses, spyware, worms, bots, malware, malicious software, and more while minimizing the performance impact or getting in your way. The improved Norton AntiVirus Protection System features multi-layered protection technologies that work together to proactively block attacks and detect and remove threats before they can harm your PC. Norton AntiVirus offers a fast install time, fast boot time and has low memory requirements. Norton AntiVirus 2012 Key technologies
Norton Download Insight
Norton File Insight
Norton Threat Insight
Norton Pulse Updates
Norton System Insight
Norton Insight Network
Network Mapping and Monitoring
SONAR 4 Behavioral Protection
Norton Protection System provides four unique layers of powerful protection that work together to proactively stop online threats before they can infect your computer. Norton Download Insight 2.0 reports warn you of dangerous downloads before you install and run them. Norton Threat Insight reports tell you how threats have harmed your computer and where they came from so you can avoid future infections. Norton File Insight reports tell you where files and applications came from and if they're trusted before you use them. They also tell you how files and applications may be impacting your PC's performance. Norton Insight Network uses Symantec's global security intelligence network to provide real-time protection from the newest threats. SONAR 4 (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) uses real-time online intelligence from the Norton Insight Network and proactive monitoring to detect the latest breaking threats and stop today's aggressive, rapid-fire attacks. It monitors your computer for suspicious behavior to quickly and accurately detect new threats and stop them in their tracks. Norton Performance System provides tools and easy-to-understand system information to help keep your PC performing at optimal speed. Norton System Insight provides a view of recent events on your computer, giving you the information you need to research and analyze problems with your PC. Norton AntiVirus Power Saver Settings help you extend battery life by allowing you to put off power-intensive activities until your PC is plugged-in. So you can protect laptops and notebooks without reducing computing time. Norton Management makes it easy to download, transfer, update, or renew your Norton products from anywhere right over the Internet. 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.
Norton AntiVirus 2012 stops viruses, spyware, bots & more � Proactive protection helps remove existing threats and stop new threats before they can do damage. Norton AntiVirus 2012 uses intelligence-driven technology to increase the scan speed and shorten the time and resources used for scans and Checks our extensive online intelligence system in real-time to identify which files can be trusted and which cannot, then scans only files at risk. So you can spend more time using your PC and less time waiting for scans. Norton AntiVirus 2012 delivers clear performance and threat explanations and provides clear, useful information about the CPU and memory resources used by applications to help you keep your PC running at optimal speed. Tells you what threats it finds, where they came from and what damage they caused so you can avoid future infections.
Norton AntiVirus 2012 provides intelligent, industry-leading protection against viruses, spyware, worms, and bots guards your PC against the latest threats without slowing you down. This antivirus automatically switches to Silent Mode when your PC is in full-screen mode so you can watch movies and play games without interruption. Rapid Pulse Updates check for new virus definitions every 5 to 15 minutes; more frequently than any other security solution. Advanced pulse technology delivers lightning fast update speeds for continuous, up-to-the-minute protection that never slows you down. FREE 24x7 Support gives you the help you need, the way you want it; by phone, email, live chat or our extensive online knowledge base. Email and Instant Message Monitoring automatically scans emails and IMs for threats so you can keep in touch and share files without exchanging viruses, worms and other dangers. Bot Detection finds and eliminates bots to stop hackers from taking control of your PC, accessing your private information and using your computer to host attacks on others. Rootkit Detection finds and removes threats that are hidden deeply in your PC's operating system. Internet Worm Protection safeguards your PC against fast-spreading Internet worms with intrusion prevention technologies that prevent them from ever getting onto your PC. Deep Cleaning Technology provides an extra thorough level of scanning to scrub heavily infected machines and eliminate persistent infections. Smart Scheduler automatically scans for viruses only when your PC is idle so you can work, play and surf the web without interruption. Network Mapping shows you all the devices connected to your home network so you can spot uninvited guests piggybacking onto your network and stealing bandwidth. Application Monitoring: Norton Insight Advisor lets you review the security status of every application process running on your PC so you can see which are safe and which are at risk.
Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 or later Home/Professional/Media Center
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
300 MHz for Microsoft Windows XP, 1 GHz for Microsoft Windows Vista/Microsoft Windows 7
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 and SMTP compatible email clients.
Browser support for Vulnerability Protection feature
Microsoft Internet Explorer 32-bit 6.0 or higher
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and later