How to Setup and Activate Norton Security

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Norton is one of the more popular security software around for quite a while now. There are free trials available for download. However, if you want to experience the full security features of Norton, you will have to activate your product.

Norton Antivirus software scans the file and then compares it to the information in its database and when it finds duplicate information; it labels it as a virus and quarantines or deletes that particular file. It also searches for the known threats and red-flags behavior to block and delete malware from the web pages, files, software and other applications. Other antiviruses just remove the malware from your system whereas the Norton antivirus will remove viruses, worms, spyware, adware, Rootkits and Bots. Its fast scanning, virus detection and prevention of intrusive attacks through weak points in operating system software also makes it more special and unique than the other available antivirus.

How to Setup and Activate Norton Security

In order to run the Norton program, you are required to enter the 25 character alphanumeric product key which you would have received after purchasing the product. When the software gets installed on your device, you have to activate it since, without the activation, the Norton program will not work at all.

To Activate the Norton Product Online

  1. Double-click on the Norton icon, to launch the Norton program.
  2. Copy the product activation code from the email in your inbox.
  3. Now, type the 25 characters alphanumeric product key code in Activation window.
  4. Next, click on the Activate button.Follow the directions which surface on the screen carefully to execute the activation process.

To Activate the Norton Product Offline:

  1. Go to www.norton.com/setup.
  2. Now, type the 25 characters alphanumeric product key code.
  3. After that, click on the Sign in button.
  4. At last, the antivirus is successfully activated on the device.

In order to run the Norton program, you are required to enter the 25 character alphanumeric product key which you would have received after purchasing the product. When the software gets installed on your device, you have to activate it since, without the activation, the Norton program will not work at all.

  1. Open the Norton software on your computer.
  2. Select the Help option which is present at the top right hand corner.
  3. A help center window will launch.
  4. Now, go to Account Information section.
  5. Click on the Enter Product button.
  6. After that, you can type in the “Product key” in the given space.
  7. Click on the “Next” button.
  8. Follow the guidelines displayed on the screen and proceed to the next.
  9. Finally, hit the Done button.
How to Setup and Activate Norton Security

How to locate the Norton product key?

The product key is used to introduce you to the Norton antivirus product. When you purchase a new Norton antivirus product, you need to have a product key in order to operate your antivirus and use it. Product key is simply a 25-character alpha-numeric code printed on the back of the retail card. Here is an example of the code, which goes something like this: xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx. Always keep your product key in some safe place, because if in future you encounter some difficulty with your antivirus software, you need to have your product key, based on which the technical support will assist you into solving your problem.