When it comes to computer security, Norton is one of the most reputed names in the global anti-virus and security solutions. Norton has products for various platforms with Windows being one of the most popular platform where Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security and other Norton products are commonly used. Windows 8 is the newest among the Windows operating system and not many anti-virus companies have started their support for the Windows 8, but gradually they are all coming up with Antivirus and security solutions which are optimized and fully compatible with Windows 8 as well. Norton has released the Beta version of their popular security solutions for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and even Windows 8. In this article, I will share how to get the Free Beta Norton security products and install them on Windows 8 and will also run you through some of its features.
How To Install Free Norton Antivirus / Internet Security / 360 On Windows 8
To install a Norton Beta software you need to visit Norton official Beta software page and download the installer for the product you want to install on Windows 8. In this example, we have downloaded, installed and reviewed Norton 360 Beta. Here you need to sign up with your email id and name before you download the software, read the terms and conditions carefully before proceeding.
When you sign up and download the Beta, it first downloads a Norton Installer which in turn downloads and installs the software.
After download completes, you may see a message like one below, click OK to proceed.
Just proceed with the installation process to complete the installation.
It will take a few minutes to install depending your computer,
For the first usage, it will ask you to activate the Antivirus, you need a key to activate which is sent to you by email when you registered in the initial steps.
Norton 360 On Windows 8 Reviewed
After you install Norton 360 on Windows 8, you see a clean and easy to understand interface like one below. Security option gives you features like scanning, update definitions etc., Identity option lets you set up logins etc. for securing your online credentials and identity, backup helps to keep your important data safe and Tuneup optimized computer settings to keep it running smooth.
You can modify the settings quite easily under the settings tab and control the features of the Norton 360 on Windows 8. We hope this software will help you keep safe from computer threats. Do share your feedback below via comments.
NOTE: Beta softwares are the under-testing version of softwares and may not be 100% correct in functionality. Although such softwares are good enough for basic usage and testing, beta softwares are not advisable for business use or use where a computer has critical usage or data, do refer to the terms and conditions on the beta registration page carefully.