Turn off or turn on Automatic LiveUpdate

You can have LiveUpdate check for protection updates automatically by turning on the Automatic LiveUpdate option. So, your Norton product is up-to-date on its own. If you turn off this option, you must run LiveUpdate manually at regular intervals to obtain the protection updates.

You can:

If you are connected to the Internet, Automatic LiveUpdate downloads protection updates every hour. If you have an Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) router that is set to automatically connect to your Internet service provider (ISP), it may incur charges each time. If you do not want this setup, you can turn off the automatic connection on your ISDN router, or turn off the Automatic LiveUpdate option. You can also define the amount of bandwidth that your Norton product can use by using the Network Cost Awareness option.

Configure Automatic LiveUpdate from Quick Controls

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, under Quick Controls, do one of the following:

    • To turn off Automatic LiveUpdate, uncheck Automatic LiveUpdate, in the Select the duration drop-down list, select how long you want to turn off Automatic LiveUpdate, and then click OK.

    • To turn on Automatic LiveUpdate, check Automatic LiveUpdate.

Configure Automatic LiveUpdate from Settings

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, under Detailed Settings, click Antivirus.

  3. In the Antivirus settings window, click the Updates tab.

  4. In the Automatic LiveUpdate row, move the On/Off switch to On or Off.

  5. Click Apply.

  6. If prompted, select the duration until when you want the LiveUpdate feature to be turned off, and click OK.

  7. In the Settings window, click Close.

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DOCID: v1061736_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 03/21/2017