Installing and Activating Norton AntiVirus

To Install and activate Norton AntiVirus

A. Check to see if the computer meets the minimum system requirements

In order to run Norton AntiVirus, your computer must meet the following system requirements:

Windows XP:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) Home/Professional/Tablet PC/Media Center (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 or later.
  • 300 MHz or faster processor.
  • 256 MB RAM.
  • 300 MB available hard disk space.
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher (32-bit only) and Mozilla Firefox (32-bit only)

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • 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)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher (32-bit only) and Mozilla Firefox (32-bit only)

Windows 8:

  • 1 GHz for Microsoft
  • 256 MB of RAM.
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space.
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher (32-bit only) and Mozilla Firefox (32-bit only)

B. Prepare your computer for installation 
Remove any other antivirus or firewall programs you may have on your computer:

  1. Click the Windows Start button and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click on Add/Remove programs. [In Windows Vista or Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program.]
  3. From the list of installed programs, click any other antivirus or firewall program that you want to remove, and then click Remove or Uninstall.
  4. Click Remove All to confirm that you want to uninstall the product.
  5. Click Restart Windows Now (Recommended), and then click Finish.

Windows 8 users:

  1. Press the Winkey and C simultaneously to go to Charms bar.
  2. Select the Settings charm from the Charms bar.
  3. Click on Control panel.
  4. Click on Programs and select Programs and Features.
  5. Select a Norton AntiVirus in the list and click on Uninstall/Change.

C. Install and activate Norton AntiVirus

  1. You can install and activate Norton from a CD or a downloaded file:

From CD

  1. Insert the CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive (if you are installing from a download, double-click the file you downloaded and proceed to step 2).
  2. Place a check in the box next to Norton Security Software, and click Next.
  3. When the installation is complete, find and open the Norton Security Software folder on your desktop.
  4. Double-click on the Install Norton AntiVirus.exe icon to begin the installation.

From DOWNLOAD

  1. Find the location of the downloaded file NetZero_NAV2012_EN.exe and double-click on it to begin the installation.
  1. If you do not want to join Norton Community Watch, uncheck this option. By default, this option is checked.
  2. Click OK to begin the installation, or click Install Options to change where Norton installs, and then click Browse to locate the new location.
  3. Click the User License Agreement, read the User License Agreement, and then click OK.
  4. Click Agree and Install.
  5. After completing the installation, Norton AntiVirus launches automatically.
  6. Click the Activate Now button.
  7. Type in your PIN, and then click Activate.

 

If you still face any issue in installing or activating your Norton Antivirus or if you wish to update your Norton product, Just give a call to Norton Customer Service Number on 1-888-630-3860 and our experts will help you with update, activate and install Norton Antivirus for you.

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