Norton AntiVirus 2009 Publisher's description
from Symantec Corporation
Norton AntiVirus blocks viruses and spyware with advanced protection
Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 2009 - Winning protection against viruses, spyware, and other malicious threats! Heuristically detects Spyware threats, detects blocks Internet worm attacks, and protects email.
Norton AntiVirus blocks viruses and spyware with advanced protection. It helps protect your entire computer by stopping viruses, spyware, and other security risks. Norton AntiVirus works in the background so you can surf the Internet, read the news, play games, and download software or music without disruption. It also scans and cleans all email and instant messaging (IM) attachments, preventing you from receiving viruses, or spreading them to others. With set-it and forget-it functionality, Norton AntiVirus checks for updates continuously and automatically blocks new and emerging threats from getting on your system. In addition to protection updates, Norton AntiVirus provides new product features as available throughout your service subscription.
* Antivirus software
* Spyware remover
* Bot protection
* Browser protection
* Internet worm protection
* Intrusion prevention
* OS and application protection
* Rapid pulse updates
* Recovery tool
* Rootkit detection
* Nortonâ„¢ Insight
* SONARâ„¢ behavioral protection
* Stops viruses, worms, spyware, bots, and moreâ€”Keeps your system protected against all types of malicious threats.
* Nortonâ„¢ Insightâ€”Delivers innovative intelligence-driven technology for faster, fewer, shorter scans.
* Rapid pulse updates every 5 to 15 minutesâ€”provides up-to-the-minute protection.*
* Prevents virus-infected emails and instant messages from spreadingâ€”Feel secure while you keep in touch.
* Blocks browser exploits and protects against infected Web sitesâ€”Surf the Internet with confidence.
Engineered for Speed
* New! Proven fastest, lightest security suite available.
* New! Scans only files and processes at risk using Nortonâ„¢ Insight.
* New! Installs in under one minute on average, requires less than 10 MB of memory, and only 100 MB of disk space plus definitions.
* New! Delivers up-to-the-minute protection with rapid pulse updates.
* Improved! Provides multilayered security through the Nortonâ„¢ Protection System.
* New! Prevents bots from taking control of your PC.
* Detects and automatically removes malicious threats.
* Improved! Defends against Web-based attacks.
* Automatically detects and removes spyware, viruses, Trojans, bots and Internet worms.
* New! Boots and repairs badly infected PCs.
* New! Delivers our most complete, deep cleaning scan possible.
Control without disruptions
* New! Automatically schedules scans and updates to occur while PC is idle.â€
* New! Review the security status of every process on your PC.
* New! Ensures movies and games are never interrupted.
Free Technical Support
* New! Tech support without charge from Symantec delivers help however you need it.**
System Requirements:MicrosoftÂ® Windows VistaÂ® Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate**
MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® XP with Service Pack 2 Home/XP Pro/XP Media Center Edition
* 300 MHz or faster processor
* 256 MB of RAM (*512 MB RAM required for the Recovery Tool)
* 150 MB of available hard disk space.
Email scanning supported for POP3- and SMTP-compatible email clients.
Browser support for Browser Protection feature
* Microsoft Internet ExplorerÂ® 32-bit 6.0 or higher
* Mozilla FirefoxÂ® 2.0 or higher
Supported instant messaging clients
**Must meet minimum Windows Vista operating system requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall