Norton AntiVirus 2014

Norton AntiVirus 2014

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.5
out of 689 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    21.1.0.18
  • Total Downloads:
    9,635,519
  • Date Added:
    March 27, 2014
  • File Size:
    229.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,597
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Norton AntiVirus 2014 is the latest from one of the oldest names in anti-virus software. With protection for one PC, it's the most affordable of Symantec's premium packages. OK, we know what you're thinking: Why should you buy an anti-virus program, let alone one with an annual subscription, when freeware that does most of what it does is...well, free? Our two-part answer: 1) You get what you pay for, even in software; and 2) What's your system worth? How about your time? Or peace of mind? AntiVirus 2014 comes with the 24/7 technical support that those free anti-virus tools actually charge for. Norton's not only ad-free but also has one of the most up-to-date interfaces and user-friendly toolkits we've seen. Of course it offers comprehensive real-time virus protection and cleaning, automatic updates, and extras like anti-spam tools. But Norton AntiVirus 2014 also protects you from emerging threats, identity theft, and even online scams. You can try it for free.

Norton's setup wizard detects any conflicting anti-virus programs and advises uninstalling them before installing AntiVirus 2014. It also prompts you to create (or sign in to) an account that lets you manage your Norton products, and contact support, and access online resources. The program's 3D-enhanced user interface has Norton's attractive yellow-and-black look. We found copious explanations at each step, including pop-ups, and clicking "Support" accessed Help files, Tutorials, and other resources. We were tempted to start by exploring some of AntiVirus 2014's extras, such as its Performance tools and SONAR exclusions, but the first place to start with a new anti-virus tool is always a full-system scan. Norton's is thorough and takes some time, though Quick and Custom Scans save time in daily maintenance. With our system protected, we then scoped out the extras, including the Repair Tool and Scan Facebook Wall Tool, and found both had the same detailed user guidance and easy-to-follow steps.

Norton AntiVirus 2014's comprehensive protection, painless updates, extensive extras, and 24/7 support make for affordable peace of mind. If you've been relying on freeware, or haven't yet added this necessary protection to your system, this is well worth checking out.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of Norton AntiVirus 2014 20.1. The trial version is limited to 30 days.

 
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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 21.1.0.18
  • Resolved the lost Internet connection when installing Norton on Windows 8
  • Fixed issue where a New Folder is created in outlook whenever outlook is opened with Norton Anti-Spam enabled
  • Resolved the error seen when trying to open Support page through NAV Main UI
  • General
    Publisher Symantec
    Publisher web site http://www.symantec.com
    Release Date March 27, 2014
    Date Added March 27, 2014
    Version 21.1.0.18
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Antivirus Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 229.07MB
    File Name NAV_21.1.0.18_SYMTB_CNET_MRFTT_750_10070.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 9,635,519
    Downloads Last Week 3,597
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $49.99

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