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Temporarily turn off Norton Protection

In some cases, Norton product may block a suspected activity on your computer that matches a security threat behavior. These activities may include download of a file, auto-sync of mobile device with your desktop computer, or Internet access to an application. You may also receive repeated notifications to restart your computer.

If you know that the activity or application that trigger these notifications are safe, you can temporarily turn off Norton for a specified duration.

Turning off Norton Protection leaves your computer vulnerable to attacks. If you want to turn it off for troubleshooting a problem, make sure that you turn it on again.

You can use the Fix Now option in the main window turn on protection.

Video: How to turn off Norton temporarily and to turn off Norton notifications on Windows

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DOCID: v116457581
Operating System: Windows, mac_os_x
Last modified: 04/15/2021