These days when you use internet there are lots of identity threats, malicious scripts and other adware programs which may get installed on your computer just after you have visited a potentially harmful website. So, it is a good idea to make your antivirus much power and adaptive to face and protect you from every possible danger coming from internet or sitting as a virus file on your computer.
To take away your worries Norton 360 Version 6 has been out, this version of norton antivirus has been out to protect your from every possible threat in terms on identity protection, safe web search or in case you have a potential virus file on your computer which you can’t delete. Today we will tell you about the almost all the features and new addons that has been added to norton 360 version 6 which makes it more smarter than the Trojan or virus on your computer or a malicious code running on some website.
Norton 360 Version 6 Install Time?
The first thing we observed is fast install time of norton 360 v6 which actually installs in less than 3 minutes, It does displays the explore button so that you can now configure different options like safe web search, online secure backup of file and lot more.
Now you will need to activate it, you just need to click explore and make sure your PC is connected to internet when it tries to active the copy of the Norton 360 you have installed.
Norton 360 Version 6 is not just another antivirus, but it is a complete suite of all feature and protection to give your PC a complete protection for all the threats and dangers. Norton 360 v6 newly added features are
Norton Identity Safe – Secures, remembers, and automatically enters user names and passwords while protecting users from online threats.
Norton Management – Delivers advanced cloud-based functionality to manage select Norton products remotely for greater ease and control.
Bandwidth Management – Limits non-critical Norton updates when connected to metered networks to avoid using up monthly data allotments or causing overage fees.
Improved Backup – Faster and easier back up capabilities and tracking.
What More Norton 360 V6 Can Do?
It has the following features.
- Online or Internet Security Tool
- Saves from cyber attacks
- Prevents Identity Thefts
- Parental control tool for blocking unwanted websites
- Scans the search results for spam and unsafe links
- Tunes the PC for better performance
- Online backup of 2GB free
- Included Free phone, email and chat support if something goes wrong with your computer
- Fights Viruses and Spywares
- Keeps itself updated via live update
- Real time virus protection
- Integrated Firewall
- Email Scanning, both inbound and outbound
- Mobile antivirus for your android phone
- Managed Devices for multiple installs of same antivirus upto 3 PCs
Once you have installed Norton 360 v6 it will welcome you with the control panel which has the major sections PC Security, Identity, Backup, PC Tune-up. We will take you each of these section in detail covering its features and functions.
Norton 360 v6 Identity Protection
Under Identity Protection you will see the settings which allows you to save the login username and password in norton version 6 so that they are more secure and it does allow you to login with these saved credentials anytime.
Once you setup the identity safe it will store auto fill info like address, username and passwords, credit cards numbers etc which are much more safer in norton but not in your web browser. So each time you want to use this information norton will fill it for you without any chances of this information getting leaked.
It will import the saved username and password from internet explorer and disable the Internet Explorer feature to remember any password.
It will protect you from Identity fraud, Antiphishing and Norton Safe Web etc.
You can configure a lot more other settings to make sure you have all the online related information safely stored in norton 360 v6
Under the norton Task control panel you will all the things related to general protection, backup tasks and PC Tuneup tasks which will make your PC more faster and light in terms of CPU Usage.
Another good feature of Norton 360 Version v6 is Norton Insight feature which lets you find out which programs running on your PC as process or installed programs are safe and which are not.
You can also check a specific file as well for virus or malware infection by clicking the link to check a specific file in norton insight and then browse the file, no need to check it online virus file scanners.
Norton 360 v6 Safe Web Search
It is another good feature in Norton 360 v6 which allows to you see if the link you are going to click in google search or some where on web is safe to click.
But in order to use this feature you will need to enable Safe Search toolbar in IE as it gets installed automatically but not enabled by default. You can enable it under Internet Options >> Toolbars.
Once enabled you will see the norton safe search green with every link you safely click.
Norton has a big directory of website which are safe to visit and which are not safe to visit, so once you see the green button you can visit the website without any doubt in mind but when you see a red cross button you should not visit the website as it may be harmful to your computer
Norton 360 v6 come with with a free online storage of 2gb as well where you can store your files securely with out any worry of getting them infected or losing them at time of virus infection. But you will need to activate the access to online storage once you have installed norton 360 v6
You can always purchase more online space, once you need more space to store new files on norton secure online storage.
Norton 360 v6 Mobile Antivirus For Your Android Phone
Norton 360 v6 does come with a version of mobile antivirus for your android phone anytime just by scanning a QR code which takes you to the download link.
As Norton 360 v6 comes with 3 pc user licenses, you can download the management client which helps you see the status of each machine where Norton 360 v6 is installed with Norton Management Client
Norton 360 v6 PC Tuneup
Under the PC Tuneup section it could help you delete the temporary internet files, run disk optimization, delete windows temp file to make windows run faster and allows you to do a lot more other things as well.
Norton 360 v6 Benchmark Results With Other Antivirus
It does score better now as compared with other antivirus available in market as it has become much better in feature and much more lighter on system resources as shown in the image below.
Norton 360 version 6.0 offers industry leading PC protection and top ranked performance. In recent third party tests, Norton 360 ranked first in overall real-world protection and remediation from AV-TEST Institute2 and received top performance scores from PassMark Software3.
Please Note: We have explained most of the useful feature of Norton 360 v6 in this post, we might have left some other features as well, we leave those features to be explored by you once you install it.
Norton 360 v6 Pricing and Availability
Norton 360 version 6.0 can be installed on up to three PCs and is available for purchase in India through various retailers and the Norton online store at www.norton.com. The MRP for Norton 360 version 6.0 is INR 3,085 for one year of protection for up to three PCs, and INR 1,649 for one year of protection for one PC. Both the editions also include Symantec’s protection updates and one full year of Norton’s customer support. All Norton 360 users with a valid product subscription are eligible to download and use the latest product versions and updates, released during their subscription period.
Norton 360 Version 6.0 Giveaway Details [ Free Licenses ]
We are giving away 3 licenses of Norton 360 version 6 sponsored by Norton India which will be valid for one year from the date of activation. This product can be directly purchased from Norton India Website also. To participate in this giveaway, you need to follow these below steps:
- Tell us by a comment below “What do you like most about Norton 360? Is there any additional feature you would like to be included?”
- Follow @troublefixers on twitter OR Become a Fan of TroubleFixers on Facebook
- Tweet the following text from your twitter account OR Share this text on Facebook – “Norton 360 Version 6 Giveaway – Win Free Licenses (via @troublefixers ) – http://bit.ly/HCOeij ”
1. This giveaway is available for people living within India only. As we have boxed products which will be sent via snail mail and can be distributed inside India only as per the product license restrictions.
2. The giveaway will be open until 30th of April 2012. At the end of the giveaway, 3 winners will be randomly selected from among the participants.
3. Licenses will be shipped in boxes provided by Norton after the announcement of results, The list of winners will be declared at the end of this article only.
Updated 2 May 2012 – Winners Announced
We have selected 3 winners out of 32 valid participants using a free online list randomizing service from Random.org, below are the snapshots of the same:
You can see the list of winners in the snapshot below.
The Winners Names Are:
- Alok Yadav
We will get in touch with the winners via email to get their shipping address. We will send the boxes containing licenses via speed post after we get the shipping address from all the winners. If you are a winner and don’t receive our email, please check your email spam folder. If you don’t have our email there, please write to us at admin[at]troublefixers[dot]com.
Congratulations to winners ! Thanks to rest of the participants for participating, please don’t be disappointed, we keep coming up with useful giveaways from time to time, so better luck next time.