Norton AntiVirus 2013

Norton AntiVirus 2013

Basic protection against viruses and spyware for your PC, now including Symantec's award-winning five layers of protection


Norton AntiVirus 2013 Description

Norton AntiVirus 2013 is a completely new antivirus software, that delivers basic protection against online threats including viruses, and spyware.

This software now includes Symantec's patented technology of Five Protection Layers that safeguard you against all types of virus and spyware. With Norton AntiVirus 2013 you can share your work online, bank, shop and download stuff from the Web without worrying about viruses.

Basic online protection

Although Norton AntiVirus 2013 doesn't include all the advanced and sophisticated features of Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security it still delivers a decent level of protection against viruses and spyware for a reasonable price.

It includes all the core protection modules like the 5 Protection Layer, SONAR, Download Protection and Deep System Scans for removal of opportunistic viruses.

Norton AntiVirus 2013 is lightweight and runs quietly in the background without disturbing your work or slowing down on you. With this software you can download files from the Internet worry-free, because every piece of data you download is automatically checked for viruses before you actually open the file.

Norton AntiVirus is not only fast, but also effective at blocking online threats such as fake, phishing websites, malicious links in your Facebook newsfeed. It even updates itself automatically every 5 to 15 minutes working quietly in the background and keeping you secured against the latest threats.

Norton is also offering you free 24x7 customer support via email, online chat or phone if you have any problems using Norton AntiVirus.


Norton AntiVirus 2013 Features

  • Symantec's own 5 Layers Of Protection detect and eliminate viruses and other threats more accurately than less sophisticated software
  • Norton Browser Protection checks your browser's security upon start making sure no malware squeezed through
  • Behavior-based SONAR technology combined with 24x7 real-time monitoring of new threats ensure 100% protection against zero-day malware
  • Removes even opportunistic virus infections other software can't even find
  • Norton Insight scans only suspected files rendering shorter scan times and improving overall system performance
  • Download protection checks every file you download to your computer before you open them
  • Vulnerability protection closes security holes in software already on your computer to prevent hackers from exploiting them
  • Cloud-Based Norton Management allows you to manage, update and restore all your Norton products from one Web location
  • Norton Pulse Updates download virus definition updates every 5 to 15 minutes in the background as you work to ensure optimal protection against latest threats
  • Bandwidth Management automatically reduces bandwidth usage for updates and virus database checks when you're on a 3G/4G connection to save your bandwidth
  • Free Norton Support 24x7 available for every customer through email, online chat with a live agent or by phone (Norton Support is also available in our extensive support database)

System requirements

Norton AntiVirus 2013 System Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    • 300 MHz processor or faster for Microsoft Windows XP,  and 1 GHz processor for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
    • At least 256 MB of RAM
    • At least 300 MB of free hard disk space
    • CD-ROM or DVD drive if installing from installation media (not download file)
  • Supported Operating Systems
    • Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or newer (only 32-bit version is supported)
    • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit are supported) all flavors with Service Pack 1 or newer
    • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) all flavors
    • Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Web Browsers Supported for Safe Search, Anti-Phishing and Password Management
    • Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer (only 32-bit version is supported)
    • Mozilla Firefox (only 32-bit version is supported)
    • Google Chrome
  • Email scanning
    • A POP3-compatible email client is required


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