Norton AntiVirus 2010 defends your PC against viruses, spyware, bots, worms, and more without slowing you down or getting in your way. Intelligence-driven technology identifies and targets only files at risk, for less frequent scans and the fastest scan speeds in the industry.1 Vulnerability Protection prevents threats from exploiting security holes in your PC’s software. Pulse Updates every 5 to 15 minutes and real-time online security checks help ensure continuous, up-to-the-minute protection against the latest threats. Plus, unlike other antivirus solutions, Norton AntiVirus provides easy-to-understand threat explanations and information about CPU and memory resource usage to help you prevent future infections and keep your PC running fast.
Stops viruses, spyware, bots & more — Proactive protection automatically removes threats and stops new attacks before they can do damage.
Uses intelligence-driven technology for faster, fewer, shorter scans — So you can spend more time using your PC and less time waiting for scans.
Delivers clear performance and threat explanations — Provides clear, useful information about the CPU and memory resources used by applications to help you keep your PC running at top speed.
WHAT’S NEW AND IMPROVED
IMPROVED! Norton Protection System features multi-layered technologies that work together to proactively block attacks and detect threats traditional virus scanning alone can’t stop.
IMPROVED! The fastest, lightest antivirus solution available provides up-to-the-minute protection that won’t slow you down or swallow up system resources.
– Installs and boots faster than any other antivirus solution.
– Scans faster than any other antivirus solution (5 times faster than the industry average).
– Uses less memory than any other antivirus solution.
– Won’t slow you down when you copy or edit files, install applications or download files.
NEW! Norton Download Insight analyzes downloads, files, and applications and lets you know if they can be trusted to be safe before you install and run them.
IMPROVED! Vulnerability Protection guards security holes in your operating system, browsers and other applications to prevent threats from sneaking in.
NEW! Norton Insight Network uses Symantec’s global security intelligence network to provide real-time proactive protection from the newest threats.
IMPROVED! Expanded and enhanced cookie detection locates and gets rid of even the hardest to find Internet Explorer cookies. Plus, Norton is the only solution that detects and removes Firefox cookies.
IMPROVED! Norton Insight uses extensive online intelligence systems to protect your PC without slowing it down. It identifies files that can be trusted, and then scans only files at risk for fewer, shorter scans and the fastest scanning times in the industry. Plus, it provides clear, useful information about downloads, threats, and files to help you stay safe today and into the future.
— NEW! Norton Download Insight warns you of dangerous downloads before you run them.
— NEW! Norton Threat Insight reports tell you how threats have attacked your computer and where they came from so you can avoid future infections.
— NEW! Norton File Insight reports tell you where files and applications came from and if they’re trusted before you use them. They also tell you how files and applications may be impacting your PC performance.