Security is one thing which bothers most of the computer users these days be it online or offline security of their computers, laptops or smartphones. In this article we will share a detailed review of most popular security software, Norton 360 Multi-Device edition. We will also be giving away 5 licenses of Norton 360 Multi-Device for up to 5 devices worth Rs. 4999 each with a total worth of Rs. 24995. These licenses are sponsored by Norton India and you can purchase them without this giveaway contest directly from their official website here.
Starting with the platforms supported by Norton 360, it supports Windows starting from Windows XP to Windows 8 and all the versions in between. It also supports MAC OS and Android Phones and tablets as well. With each of these multi-product license, you can secure up to 5 devices running on any of these platforms, so it is actually a holistic security product. In our testing, we did a thorough feature testing on Windows PC. We share below the review and the contest rules and details are towards the end of the review, read on.
The main interface of the Norton 360 is quite simple and clean which makes it very easy to use and understand. These is no clutter in features or design of the front window. It has been broadly broken in 4 main features which are:
We will talk about each of them in detail in the sections below. Apart from this, in navigation menu, you get additional options like Tasks, Settings, Performance, Feedback, account and support. There are also some options on the right hand side which are Manage, Mobile, Online Family and Safe web which are some additional security feature built into the Norton 360 Multi-Device.
The performance section shows you how much of computer’s resources are in use and by what all tasks. Also it gives you a clean indication on how much resources are being used by Norton software.
Tasks screen is another welcome addition to the Multi-Device. From this screen, you can access all important functions like running scans, backups, tuneups, network related security tasks etc.
Under security options, you get features like running scans, virus definition updates, Firewall management and insight scans.
In scans you can run normal disk scans, quick or custom scans for certain folders or drives.
There is also a Facebook scan which allows for scanning Facebook wall posts scanning using Norton Safe Web FB app. You can also set this app to run a daily scan of your Facebook account.
Identity theft is a major threat in the online space which includes theft of login information which can cause financial or other form of damages. To prevent the same, the identity safe feature of Norton 360 helps in managing your logins in a safe way and prevent any phishing attacks on your accounts.
Under backup, you can use the online cloud based solutions which are a part of this product to save your important data and files which are crucial to you. Since this is a cloud based backup system, it will not only keep a backup of it, it will also enable you to access the files securely around the world using your Norton account.
Last but not the least, PC tuneup helps to greatly improve the performance of your Windows PC by running file cleanup, disk optimization, removing unnecessary apps from startup which all leads in a faster and smoother performance.
You can configure all these functions under settings where these are arranged in a very easy to use manner in groups.
When you start using Norton, you can create an online account where you can manage all your Norton related products and services. The account screen on the software gives you a quick access to all these features and options.
You can also access online or phone support with this products and sort out any problems which you are facing.
In conclusion, if you want an effective all-round security solution which can give you peace of mind, you can opt for Norton 360 Multi-Device edition. You can stand a chance to win a Multi-Device license by entering the contest below:
Norton 360 Multi-Device Giveaway – 5 Licenses Worth Rs. 4999 (For up to 5 Devices each) Each [India Only]
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 31st of March 2013. At the end of the giveaway, 5 winners will be 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.
4. These products can be purchased from Norton’s official website anytime without this giveaway offer.
Updated on 4th April 2013
Congratulations to the winners. We will contact the winners by email to get their shipping address for the prizes.