Norton Utilities

Norton Utilities

Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 17 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    16.0.2.14
  • Total Downloads:
    99,221
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 07, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.99 to buy (Buy it now)

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1 stars

"Do not play with windows registry!"

July 27, 2012  |  By raju_thorat

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

None. There are few but Cons are dangerous.

Cons

My PC was in working condition. I was using Ccleaner since last 1 year. I thing Norton Utilities will make my PC better. But when I run registry defrag module and restarted PC I saw Blue Screen Error. It was impossible to start PC even in safe mode. When I used Windows 7 DVD to recover ,the System Restore was not working. Finally I formatted Windows Partition and restored PC using System Image Backup.

Summary

Do not play with windows registry.

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2 stars

"Didn't improve operation of my computer"

March 04, 2012  |  By lsmitty5

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

It keeps telling me that the computer needs fixing even after it has run and claimed that almost all problems were fixed. No discernible improvement in start-up time.

Summary

Doesn't seem to do anything worth-while as shown in improved computer operation (Windows Vista 64 bit)

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2 stars

"Same as pc tools performance toolkit."

November 16, 2010  |  By stewiebee123

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

None tune up utilities 2011 far better.

Cons

Unfair to sell identical products rebadged to customers.

Summary

The fact that pc tools sells performance toolkit without making it clear that it is norton utilities with a different interface but exact same internals is misleading.I myself purchased norton utilities 2010 this week only to find that my installed pc tools performance toolkit already installed on my computer was the same product.I am sure that i would find the registry cleaner was the same as registry mechanic uses.It seems a ploy to sell identical products rebadged to customers.

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5 stars

"THE VERY BEST!!!"

August 23, 2010  |  By colinh25

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

Makes my computer run good, iv tried tons of utility programs out there but i always keep coming back to Norton!!!!!!!

Cons

No built in defrag, just a link to the OS default one..

Summary

i would recommend this to everyone, it's pretty damn good :D, after 2 weeks of surfing the net, doing big projects, uninstalling/installing stuff (using the disk cleaner & registry cleaner) my computer runs smother and the internet seems to run better too :D, such a good program :)

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2 stars

"Gone are the Glory days of a once major program, Shame"

July 17, 2010  |  By parker12350

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

It has a great Rrgistry program clean and organize it.

Cons

Wher is my noton disk doctor? Where is the major tools that made Nortons Utilities great. They are not in this program. $49.00, noway. Maybe $10.00.

Summary

Did I purchase the wrong Norton's Program. Where is the Norton's Disk Doctor, The Win Doctor, and all the Norton?s tools that kept my windows running right. I started using Norton's Utilities when it was just DOS 3.3 all the way to XP. I learned to count on Norton?s. If any people knew about hard drives, file structure, MBR, etc, it was Norton. But today, I don't know if they sold the store to Bill, or they are still trying to unravel Windows Vista and Windows 7. Or did Peter Norton pass away without me knowing it, Lord I hope not. Please help someone at Norton?s, pick up the torch. Return to the days of old. Give us the good stuff back that works with Windows 7.

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5 stars

"A great cleaning utility"

December 29, 2009  |  By mttxn12

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

It cleans PCs better than other utilities. It can find things deep within the system and registry. It's reliable.

Cons

No major complaints. It does link to some Windows based utilities but I'm okay with that. I would rather defrag with the built-in Windows defragger than some 3rd party tool.

Summary

A good cleaning utility to have on your computer. Complements Norton's Internet Security Suite well.

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4 stars

"It is a great product"

December 20, 2009  |  By handmadejewelry

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

It does what it is supposed to do.

Cons

All in one utility

Summary

We need our computers running fast as we work on our handmade jewelry website http://www.copperreflections.com/ all the time. This software helped to run our computers fast.

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1 stars

"Too Bad: 2009 Product is weak and worse than ever :-("

December 01, 2009  |  By Rollingout

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

Had the promise of an improved product, compatible with Win 7 .... BUT....
they failed. Good thing there is a 60 day return policy. I sent mine back.

Cons

Weak system maintenance suite. Some of the apps on the programs home page, are only a reuse or pointer to exactly what's already in Win7. (Disk Defrag is a good example). Hey Symantec: Where's the real value or value add??? Plus it's till buggy

Summary

This is a rip-off... little value to the user and the poor tech support only compounds the problems. Too bad. Symantec used to be a good company with some great products.
Hope they see the errors in their ways, sometime soon and fix some of this.

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4 stars

"Good one. Love it."

October 13, 2009  |  By roshanjk

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

Good one. Love it.

Cons

Good one. Love it.

Summary

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5 stars

"Great registry cleaner"

August 25, 2009  |  By Shadow Watcher

 |  Version: Norton Utilities 1.0

Pros

Very good for cleaning the registry and cleaning computer use tracks.

Cons

Many of the functions, such as disk defrag, just link to the Windows function. It is nothing more then a menu for finding the associated windows function. That's nice if you don't know how to find them yourself though.

Summary

This is a great program for cleaning the registry and computer use tracks! It is well worth the download. The program has a 30 day trail period so try it out for yourself.

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General
Publisher Symantec
Publisher web site http://www.symantec.com
Release Date January 17, 2014
Date Added November 07, 2014
Version 16.0.2.14
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 19.19MB
File Name nu-TW-16.0.2.14-SMUI.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 99,221
Downloads Last Week 264
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.99

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