Guide To Download, Install And Activate Norton Setup

Norton (a Division of Symantec) has been developing various online security solutions since years to offer a protection layer to the device and data of its users against the online threats. Some of the popular online security solutions by Norton have been listed below:

  1. Norton Security Standard
  2. Norton Antivirus
  3. Norton Security Deluxe
  4. Norton Security Premium
  5. Norton Mobile Security

All these online security solutions by Norton are based on the two techniques i.e. Signatures and Heuristics of virus detection. Apart from virus detection, all the Norton setups have various advanced in-built features like malware detection, anti-phishing, email spam filtering, and many more. So to enjoy all these advanced features, the users need to follow three interrelated procedures that have been listed below:

  1. Download
  2. Install
  3. Activate

How to Download Norton Setup to the device?

The users can easily purchase and download the desired Norton Setup to their device either over internet connection or through the nearby retail stores. Thus, the steps to purchase and download the Norton Setup over the internet connection i.e. utilizing the online method are as follows:

  1. First of all, access the official website of Norton Setup i.e. through any web browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox that has been installed to the device.
  2. And then, move to the “Products and Services” section on the home page.
  3. The users will be directed to the products and services page of the Norton.
  4. Now, navigate this page to search for the desired Norton Setup, either manually or utilize the search bar displayed at the upper rightmost corner of the product page.
  5. Select the Norton Setup that best meets the requirements of the users.
  6. And then, go through the product description to make sure that the selected Norton Setup is compatible with the users’ system i.e. the system fulfills the minimum requirements of the selected setup.
  7. Now, tap the “Subscribe Now” button, displayed just below the name of the selected Norton setup.
  8. And then, the users may proceed towards the payment process. To do so, either login to the users’ Norton account (if already has an account) or create a new one, if the users’ account does not exists.
  9. After logging in to the Norton account, go to the payment section and select any convenient mode like PayPal, Debit card or Credit card, for making the payment of the selected Norton setup.
  10. Once the payment has been made successfully by the users, an email having the Norton Setup downloading link will be retrieved to the users’ email address.
  11. Utilize this link to download the Norton Setup to the users’ device. The users may change the location for downloading the setup, when prompted. Else, it will be downloaded to the “Downloads” folder, by default.

While for purchasing the Norton Setup offline pack, the users need to visit the nearby retail stores. This purchased Norton Setup offline pack consists of the CD pack having the setup file or the .exe file.

How to install Norton Setup?

By following the stepwise procedure detailed below, the users could easily install the Norton Setup to their device:

  1. First of all, choose any of the method detailed below for locating the Norton Setup file on the device.
  2. Launch the “Downloads” folder of the system or the location where the Norton Setup has been downloaded using the Norton download link.
  3. Insert the Norton Setup offline CD pack to the CD/ DVD drive of the system and just explore it.
  4. After this, tap the .exe file of the subscribed Norton antivirus product by double clicking on it.
  5. A window will be prompted to the device. On this window, click the “Yes” or “Run” button (as per the version of operating system installed to the device).
  6. On the next window, enter the 25-character alpha numeric license keycode i.e. Norton Product Key and then, click the “Next” button.
  7. After this, read the End User License Agreement of Norton and then, click the “I Agree” button for accepting the terms & conditions of Norton.
  8. Now, the installation process will get initiated to the device. Wait till the Norton Setup gets successfully installed to the device.
  9. Once the installation process gets completed on the device, click the “Finish” button.

How to Activate the Norton Setup?

Now-a-days, it has become mandatory to activate the paid software to avoid the fraud usage of the services involved in the installed software by any of the malicious users. Thus, activation also ensures that the setup has been installed by the authorized users only. So, to activate the Norton Setup to the device, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Before initializing the process of Norton activate, the users need to locate the Norton Product key. To do so, choose any of the methods listed below depending upon the mode adopted by the users to purchase the setup:
  2. If purchased via online method, the Norton Product key comes within the order confirmation emails received from Symantec Corporations.
  3. If purchased through the retail stores, the Norton Product key comes as printed text on the inner circles of the offline CD pack.
  4. Now, launch the Norton user interface on the device.
  5. And then, go to the “Norton Activation” section by following the path mentioned below:

Settings menu Norton Activate

  1. After this, type or enter the Norton Product Key to the space provided to the users.
  2. At last, click the “Activate” button.
  3. (Important Note: To avoid all the Norton Activation errors, it has been recommended to copy and then paste the Norton Product key.)