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Norton Crypto helps you easily and safely mine Ethereum cryptocurrency using Norton 360 device security for Windows. Norton Crypto helps remove many of the entry barriers in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. You can now turn the idle time of your Windows computer into an opportunity to earn digital currency in a secured way.

You can track and transfer your cryptocurrency earnings using the Norton Crypto Wallet, a secure digital wallet in the cloud that Norton creates for you. You can transfer your cryptocurrency from your Norton Crypto Wallet whenever you want.

Your Windows device must meet the following minimum requirements for this feature to work:

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 11/10/8/7* (64-bit)

    *Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP 1) or later with SHA2 support

    Norton Crypto is not supported on Windows 10 in S mode and Windows running on ARM processors.


  • Graphics card - Nvidia/AMD cards with minimum 6 GB memory

  • Processor - 1 GHz

  • RAM - 2 GB (minimum of 512 MB RAM required for Recovery Tool)

  • Hard disk space - 300 MB of available hard disk space

Norton Crypto is currently available only in the U.S. This feature will be made available in other countries soon.

Follow the below instructions to turn on Norton Crypto and start mining.

Turn on Norton Crypto

  1. Open your Norton device security product.

  2. In the My Norton window, under Turn your PC's idle time to cash, click Show me how.

  3. In the screen that appears, read the License and Services Agreement, and then click Agree & Get Started.

    The Norton Crypto dashboard appears with your Norton product ready to start mining during idle time.

    You can view the following information in the dashboard:

    • Current mining status: Active or Paused

    • Total earnings currently accumulated in your wallet

    • Your GPU model name

Transfer your cryptocurrency earnings

You may transfer the Ethereum cryptocurrency from your Norton Crypto Wallet to an account you may have at Coinbase. Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that lets you buy and sell cryptocurrency.
Follow the below instructions to transfer your cryptocurrency to Coinbase:
  1. Open your Norton device security product.

  2. In the My Norton window, under Turn your PC's idle time to cash, click Show me how.

  3. In the Norton Crypto dashboard, click Norton Wallet.

  4. Sign in to your account if prompted for authentication.

  5. In the Wallet tab, select ETH from the drop-down menu, and then click Withdraw.

    The Withdraw option appears disabled if you have not set up two-factor authentication for your Norton account. To learn more about two-factor authentication, see FAQ: Two-factor authentication for your account.

    If you are setting up two-factor authentication for the first time, the Withdraw option gets enabled after 24 hours.

  6. Sign in to your Coinbase account and follow the on-screen instructions.

For frequently asked questions on Norton Crypto, see FAQ: Norton Crypto.

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DOCID: v138388461
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 11/02/2021