Norton Home Page

Why is the default home page of my browser displaying Norton Home Page?

The default home page and new tabs of your browser has changed as you have agreed to set the Norton Home Page as your default home page. When you installed Norton, you are prompted to add the Norton extensions to your web browser. In addition, you are prompted to set Norton Home Page as the default home page of your browser.

Norton Home Page enhances your web search experience. It uses the Norton Safe Search feature to generate the search results. When you search the Internet using Norton Safe Search, it generates the search results powered by Ask.com. Norton Safe Search provides the site safety status and Norton rating for each of the search results generated. It ranks the search results based upon the site safety status and Norton rating.

It uses the Norton Safe Search feature to provide you with search suggestions when you type a few letters of the search phrase.

Norton Home Page is supported in the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer (version 8.0 or later)

  • Firefox (latest version and two previous versions)

  • Chrome (latest version)

  • Safari (only on Mac computers)

You can use Norton Safe Search even after you turn off the Identity Safe feature of Norton.

If you do not want the Norton Home Page to be your default home page, click the below sections to learn how to change the home page and new tabs settings of your browser.

How do I disable Norton Home Page?

  1. Open your browser.

  2. On the Norton toolbar, click the settings (…) icon.

  3. In the menu that appears, move the switch next to Norton Home Page to Off.

The Norton Safe Search feature is available only for some regions including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

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DOCID: v107184509_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/13/2016