March 6, 2018

Steps for Downloading, Installing and Activating the Norton Setup – The advent of Antivirus software has given a big relief to the internet users. These antivirus software shields the device and the data of the users from getting infected by the online threats like viruses, spyware, malware and other cyber-attacks. All these online threats may cause harm to the device in several ways. Norton is one such company that offers the protective layer to its users against the online threats. The company has developed its various products that are based on the algorithms of ‘Signatures’ and ‘Heuristics’ for detecting the viruses infecting the device.

For shielding the device, the users need to follow a set of three processes in the same order as detailed below:

  1. Download
  2. Install
  3. activate

How to Download the Norton Antivirus?

All the Norton Products Key can be downloaded either by using the online method or by using the offline method. In the online method, the users need to purchase and download the Norton antivirus over the internet connection. While in the offline method, the users need to visit the nearby retail shops

  1. Online Method:

By following the stepwise procedure detailed below, the users can download the Norton antivirus to their device by using the online method, easily:

  1. First and foremost, go to the Official website of the Norton.
  2. Now, from the homepage, select the “Products & Services” option.
  3. And then, the “Products & Services” page will be displayed to the users that show all the Norton Products Key available to them.
  4. On this page, search for the desired Norton product either manually or utilize the search bar displayed at the top-right corner of the page.
  5. After this, go through the product description of the selected Norton antivirus, so as to ensure whether it is compatible with the system of the user or not.
  6. Once the compatibility has been ensured, tap the “Subscribe Now” button displayed just below the product name & its price.
  7. Now, the users will be directed to the “Order Summary” page that displays the amount to be paid for the selected Norton subscription. Here choose the “Proceed to Secure Checkout” button.
  8. And then, the users will be asked to sign in to the Norton Account for further preceding the payment process.
  9. The users may choose the mode of payment like Master Card or Credit cards, as per their choice or convenience.
  10. After the payment has been made by the users then, an email will be retrieved on the users’ email address that consists of a link by which they can easily download the Norton product to their device.
  11. By default, the setup will be downloaded to the “Downloads” folder of the computer unless the location is changed by the users.
  12. Offline Method:

By following the stepwise procedure detailed below, the users can download the Norton antivirus to their device by using the offline method, easily:

  1. Firstly, insert the Norton Antivirus offline CD to the CD/ DVD drive of the device.
  2. Now, extract the CD for initiating the installation process.
  3. And then, wait till the Norton Antivirus gets installed to the device.

How to Install the

The users may easily install the subscribed Norton Antivirus software to their devices by following the stepwise procedure detailed below:

  1. Launch the folder where the Norton setup has been downloaded by the users i.e. “Downloads” folder (by default).
  2. Now, double click the setup file or the .exe file of the subscribed Norton Antivirus software.
  3. And then, some instructions will be displayed on the screen. Follow these on-screen instructions for further preceding the installation process.
  4. At Last, go through the “Terms and Conditions” of the Norton Antivirus software.
  5. And then, click the “I Agree” button for making an agreement to these terms and conditions.
  6. Now, wait till the gets installed to the device.

How to Activate the Norton Antivirus?

Activation plays a vital role as it ensures that the product has been installed by the authorized users only so as to avoid the fraud usage of the services by any malicious users. To activate the services, the users need a Norton activation keycode that comes either in the form of order confirmation emails of the subscribed Norton Product Key or in the inner circles of the Norton offline CD pack. For activating the services involved in the subscribed Norton Antivirus software, the users need to follow the stepwise procedure detailed below:

  1. For activating the subscription of the Norton, launch the user interface of the antivirus installed on the device.
  2. On the main window, tap the “Help” option and then, go to the “Account Information” section.
  3. From the account information wizard, click the “Enter Product Activation Keycode” option.
  4. Now, type the “Norton Product Key” in the space provided to the users.
  5. After this, click the “Next” button and then, follow the instructions displayed on the screen for continuing the activation process.
  6. At last, click the “Done” button.

After activating the subscription of the Norton Setup antivirus, the users may use the services involved in the product for shielding their device as well as data against the online threats.