What is Norton antivirus and how does it work?

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What is Norton antivirus and how does it work?

Norton antivirus is one of the most famous security software plans which provides various advanced tools and services for keeping your device and data secure. Norton antivirus is available for Windows, Mac and phone devices. You can install Norton antivirus on your device with your Norton product key.

If you are installing the Norton setup on your device from a retail product then you will get the Norton key inside your retail box. Norton product key is a 25-character key which is used for activating your Norton antivirus plan.

Steps for Norton online installation

If you have a good internet connection then you can also go for Norton online installation. Purchase Norton plan from one Norton store and install on your device. You can follow the given steps for purchasing Norton antivirus from the online store:

  1. Search for Norton website
  2. Go to the plans and checks features
  3. Choose a Norton plan which is compatible on your device
  4. Now click on the Buy Now button
  5. A sign-in page will appear on your screen
  6. If you are an existing Norton user then you can easily login with your Norton account otherwise create a Norton account
  7. A billing page will appear on your screen
  8. Enter the billing details and press the Purchase button

Norton billing process may take some time. Do not press the refresh button and wait until you get a confirmation message on your screen. Now you will get a Norton email on your registered email address. Open your email account and open Norton email. Check for the setup URL, Norton product key, and billing receipt. Now click on the URL for downloading the Norton setup on your device. Wait until the setup gets downloaded on your device. The EULA window will appear on your device. Read the agreement and then click on the Agree and Install button. Follow the on-screen commands until you get an activation window. Copy the Norton key from the email and then paste in on the activation window. Now hit the Activate button and follow the commands for completing the installation. Once complete, restart your device and then scan your PC with Norton antivirus.

Norton antivirus provides excellent scanning services to the user. You can scan your Norton device according to your requirements. If you want to scan all files of your device then go to system scan. This scan takes some time and scans all the files available on your device. You can use a quick scan for scanning your PC daily. Norton has a real-time scanning feature to keep the data secure from all threats at real-time. If you access any file which looks malicious then Norton will immediately remove it and prevent malware infection. Norton also provides excellent internet protection features for preventing the user from online threats. Norton antivirus offers personal firewall, browser protection, email protection, VPN, and various other advanced tools for online protection.

Norton offers reliable security to the user. Norton users merely face any kind of error while using Norton antivirus. Norton also has a good technical team for troubleshooting all the errors related to Norton antivirus. Whenever you face any Norton related error like Norton error 8504 then you can contact the Norton technical for help. Norton team provides round the clock customer service so the user can resolve his error immediately. Norton is an excellent plan for Windows devices. If you have multiple devices then you should purchase the multi-license plan of Norton antivirus to keep your every device protected from all kinds of malware and online threats.

Errors like Norton error 8504 can also appear due to various reasons like corrupted registry files or Windows files. If you are getting error 8504 while opening and shutting down PC then you should check your registry files immediately. PC registry files get damaged due to any run-time error or any changes on the settings. If the registry files of your device get corrupted then you have to restore those files for troubleshooting the error. But restoring the registry files need proper guidelines. You should only edit the registry files when you have the proper guidelines. If you are unable to restore the files manually then you should ask the technician for help. If you are editing the registry files manually then you must take the error backup before restoring the files. Here are the steps for creating a backup:

  1. Close the programs
  2. Click on the start menu and type command on the search bar
  3. Hold shift and ctrl button
  4. Press the Enter key simultaneously
  5. A permission prompt appear will appear on the desktop
  6. Read the prompt and press the Enter button
  7. Command prompt (black box with blinking cursor) will appear on the screen
  8. Type regedit on the command screen

Press the Enter button. Choose the error related key from the registry editor. Now save the Norton error file with .reg extension and save the file on the desktop. Now edit the registry files and then restart your PC. Check whether your error gets resolved or not; if not then ask for technical help.

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