Its such a lightweight piece of software that we didnt notice any additional boot time for the systems one of which is an overclocked Windows 8 gaming PC with an SSD, one is a general purpose Windows 8 laptop with a mechanical HDD and the.
Security Watch, norton detected 84 percent of the threats in the malware blocking test and blocked them thoroughly, earning.4 points.
This security suite didnt totally dominate its competitors, but it did completely block, detect, and disable all malware in our real-world tests, and it performed well enough overall to snag second place in our roundup.Clicking that button brings up an overview that lets you turn security components on and off or dig in for detailed configuration settings.Norton Internet Security 2013 is an excellent security suite that does the basics of malware detection and, especially, malware removal very well indeed.Both embarcadero(codegear) rad studio 2010 architect lite online and offline exploits are expertly blocked by Norton, so no complaints there either.In the past I absolutely hated the way Norton seemed to be a total resource hog.Youll find four tiles on the main screen: a tile that shows your protection status, along with information about your CPU usage; a Scan Now tile; a LiveUpdate tile (which youd use to install any updates to the suite and a tile for advanced settings.
Top 5 Free Antivirus for Windows 8 2013 editions.Actual Price:.99, discount Price.99, norton 360.0 (2013) 3 PC / 1 guilty crown episode 16 Year.Note that going forward you'll get updates without doing a thing, and without having to reboot.Getting an antivirus tool installed on my malware-infested test systems sometimes takes days of back-and-forth with tech support.All in all, its one of the best protection suites, if not the best.There are also links here to various other resources which are, in the main, of a very high quality and will help you out with any issues you may have with the program.Mobile leads to a page with a QR code.Backup checks the status of your Norton Online Backup account, assuming you have one.The software successfully cleaned a USB flash drive that was infected with malware, and alerted us a few times when wed downloaded software that was suspicious or came from untrusted sources.Norton Internet Security 2013 3 PC / 2 Year.
September 20, 2012, editors' Rating: excellent, pCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.