The Norton 360 security software package comes in the download form that is around 125 MB in size. The file can be downloaded from Norton store, or some of the download sites (activation code needed). Alternatively, if you want a CD version, you can obtain it at some online stores, or at your local Symantec reseller (Staples, Wal-Mart, etc). In any case the installation will start with the same opening interface and installation will continue in the same way from this point. The program will ask you if you want to install the software, browse the content (if CD) or exit.
When presented with the user agreement, make sure to read it completely and then enter your Product Activation Key in the appropriate box. Click “I Agree” and proceed on to the next screen.
The actual process of installing the Norton 360 security software should not take much more than a minute to complete the installation of the software drivers. If you have an earlier version of Norton installed on your and uninstalled it, you can restore passwords and other settings. Once the installation process in complete, you will see the main launch screen appear. You will be asked to activate the account by entering you email address so the product key can be linked to your account.
The next thing you will be asked to do is enter the details of your account, such as your name, country, passwords, etc. Once you have completed the entire setup process, you will be asked to confirm your new Norton 360 account via the email address you provided.
Norton will attempt to scan your computer for any infections, errors, and other security software. You will be presented with a progress screen at this time. Once complete, you will be able to begin using Norton 360 to protect yourself and optimize the performance of your computer.
Installing Norton 360 on your PC is important because it helps to keep all of your important files and online activities secure. It is easy to transfer your files to your computer from portable devices with the security software doing its job in the background.
If you need to uninstall the Norton 360 security software in order to install it on an additional computer without purchasing an additional license, you will need to download the Norton Removal Tool, which can be found on the Symantec website. This easy-to-use removal tool is supported by Norton products release after 2003, including:
- Norton 360 Version 3.0
- Norton 360 Version 4.0
- Norton SystemWorks 12.0
- Norton Security Suite
- Norton Ghost
- Norton Save & Restore
- Norton products released in 2003 or later