Norton Security is a computer software security suite developed by Symantec. Works on MS Windows, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS platforms. It is available in three editions: Norton Security Standard, Norton Security Deluxe and Norton Security Premium. Norton Security Standard only protects 1 (one) device. Norton Security Deluxe is suitable for up to 5 devices, and Norton Security Premium includes protection for up to 10 devices. For more information on comparing three security software packages, see Compared Norton Security Editions.
Below is more information on how to get the software after purchasing Norton Security. We also provide information on how to obtain a Norton product activation key, download software for additional devices, and reinstall Norton Security if necessary. norton.com setup with product key.
Uninstall process on Windows computers
This is an optional step but required if any previous installation of security software exists. This includes Norton security products other than Norton Security or security products from other software vendors such as Avast, Avira, AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky, Panda, Trend Micro, ESET, F-Secure, etc.
Click the Start button in the lower-left corner and click Control Panel.
At the control panel, do one of the following, depending on your operating system:
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 - Open programs and functions.
Windows Vista - Open uninstall a program.
Windows XP - Open, add or remove programs.
After opening the installed programs directory, click the Norton (or other software) program that you want to remove, and then click uninstall or remove.
Click Norton Complete Uninstall (or complete the uninstall process for non-Norton software).
A window will appear warning about the waiting period for the subscription; Click Next.
Click Restart now. The software will not be completely uninstalled until you restart your computer.
Uninstall process on Mac OS X computers.
Uninstall it using the Launchpad (hold the icon until all icons start moving, and click the delete button (X).
If there is no delete button in Launchpad, remove the application using the uninstaller or, if it is not available, by moving the application to the Recycle Bin and then emptying the Recycle Bin. A restart may be necessary or not.
STEP 2 – Install Norton Security
Use this URL to go to your Norton account: norton.com/setup
Enter the email address and password associated with your account
When logging in for the first time after purchase, or at any time from a device that does not have Norton Security installed, you may be prompted to choose one of two options: Install on this device or Install on another device
Click I Agree and Download to download the software and install it on your current device
If you close the window from the above step, you can always go back to it by going to the Devices tab. In any case, the Norton account interface is very intuitive and includes a Download button on tabs such as Home, Devices or Services.
After you download the software to your computer, you receive Norton for download. Once launched, the security software will download and install. Follow the instructions on the screen. When finished, Norton will be installed and activated.
After downloading the installation file, double-click it to start installing Norton Security.
Click the user license agreement, read it in full, and then close it.
Click the consent button and install Norton Security or Norton Security with Backup.
Activate the Norton Security installation by entering the activation code copied from your Norton account.
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