In this Norton Antivirus 2014 review we will go over the pros and cons of the AV software from Symantec. This version of Norton is not only very easy to install and us but also protects like it should against viruses, bots, spyware, malware, and worms.
Along with the antivirus software you will receive free customer service support 24/7 and in recent and extensive testing Norton 2014 antivirus software was shown to be head of its class in ease of use, being able to disinfect already infected laptops, as well as being able to protect against malware.
Key Specifications for Norton Antivirus 2014
This Norton AV software supports the operating systems from Windows such as Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8. The requirements that are minimum for your hardware are 300 MHz for XP and 1 Ghz for Vista/7 and 8, as well as 256 MB of RAM, 300 MD of Hard Disk Space, and CD-Rom or DVD if you are not going to be downloading and installing electronically.
For vulnerability protection for browser support is it recommended that Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher and only the 32-bit as well as Mozilla Firefox.
The review of this Norton AV 2014 shows that it protects your laptop against viruses, and other treats as well as delivers fast yet powerful online protection that will keep you safe. The 2014 version of Norton also automatically updates, includes free customer services and offers features that are easy to use.
Features of Norton AV Software
Looking for an AV software program to do a little bit more? Well this is going to be your new best friend. Not only does Norton 2014 protect your laptop from viruses and spyware but it also will check your email as well as scan your instant messages. It will check for viruses, malicious links, as well as checking to make sure attachments are not harmful.
In love with being on Facebook? Well Norton Antivirus 2014 has that covered as well. In this review we found that the AV will scan your newsfeed in FB and make sure that everything is on the up and up and safe for you. The new version of Norton also have a behavioral analysis that will check out how files behave to see if that particular file could be a treat that has not be found or listed before in the database of know threats.
As mentioned before the review of this Norton proved that it is very easy to install and will not eat up a lot of your hard disk space or consume a lot of memory both things worth cheering about. If you like the simple life and want it to run on delegated protection its there for you. If you are the more advance user you can use the detailed view to set up Norton to run as you wish.
Symantec has done it again with this Norton Antivirus 2014. Reviewing it help us see how the company is yet again focusing on protecting on every level against mal/spyware. The new technology they have developed is very effective at handling corrupted and critical file errors.
It also allows for remote monitoring using network mapping and is very efficient at blocking malicious Urls and antiphishing.
Some of the cons are that for better anitphishing protection you will have to upgrade to Norton Internet Security and the fact that it received average malware blocking scores from labs.
Our Personal Summary
Should you get Norton? Well in our Norton Antivirus review would like to think it would be will worth the cost. The AV software does detects malware and other viruses very well and got higher ratings than both Bitdefender and Kaspersky. You can check out the review on Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 and Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2014 Review and Features.
If I had to say I would have to agree that Norton 2014 is still a good pick and maybe right now our #1 choice for AV software. If you are looking for great scores and protection this is the choice for you. Plus you can get it for about $39.99 or you can dowload it here for free for 30 days.