About Endpoint Protection main window

The Endpoint Protection main window acts as a security management interface. You can access the main features and monitor the performance of your computer from the main window.

You can find the following items in the main window:

Settings

Lets you access the Settings window.

You can view and configure various options to customize the Endpoint Protection settings.

Performance

Lets you access the Performance window.

The Performance window displays a chronicle representation of all the installs, downloads, optimizations, detections, alerts, and instances of Quick Scan. The window also displays a detailed graphical representation of CPU and memory usage by your Norton product.

Feedback

Lets you provide feedback on the product on a Symantec Web page.

This feature may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

Account

Lets you create or access your Norton Account.

Norton Account lets you manage all of your Norton products in one place.

This feature may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

Support

Lets you access the Norton Autofix window that provides you various support options.

You can also access the online Help from the Support drop-down menu. Help provides links to information that assists you with the specific tasks that you want to complete. The online Help guides you to configure all of the product features.

You can also access the product's version number.

You can use the following options to perform the important tasks in Endpoint Protection:

System Status

Lets you view the overall protection status of your computer.

When your system status is Secure, your computer is fully protected. When your system status is at Attention state, ensure that you fix all the issues. When your system status is at At Risk state, you must take immediate actions to fix the issues.

Scan Now

Lets you access different types of scans to protect your computer and your sensitive data.

By using the Scan Now option, you can run the following types of scans:

  • Computer Scan

    Lets you run different computer scans including Quick Scan, Full System Scan, and Custom Scan.

  • Reputation Scan

    Lets you run different reputation scans including Quick Scan, Full System Scan, and Custom Scan.

  • Scan Facebook Wall

    Lets you scan News Feeds on your Facebook Wall periodically to protect you from malicious links.

LiveUpdate

Lets you run LiveUpdate to download the latest virus definitions and program updates.

Endpoint Protection uses the latest virus definitions from Symantec servers to detect and remove latest security threats.

Advanced

Lets you access the Endpoint Protection advanced window.

By using the Endpoint Protection advanced window, you can do the following:

  • Run different scans.

  • View Security History.

  • View the quarantined items in the Security History window.

  • View Norton Insight - Application Ratings.

  • View the list of programs that are vulnerable on your computer and find how Norton protects you from the program vulnerabilities.

  • View and configure Network Security Map.

  • Manage logins and cards.

  • Configure parental controls.

In addition, you can choose to turn on or turn off the protection features from this window.

When your system status is At Risk or Attention, this section automatically provides you the Fix Now option to fix all the issues at once.

The options on the right side of the Endpoint Protection main window help you do the following:

Online Family

Lets you monitor your child's activities on the Internet.

Norton Online Family may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

When you click the Online Family icon, the Endpoint Protection main window displays Norton Online Family Log in option. Norton Online Family provides you advanced controls to monitor your child's online activities.

Symantec recommends that you use your Norton Account login credentials to sign in to Norton Online Family. If you register your product with your Norton Account, your Norton Account email address is auto-filled in the email address text box.

You can use the Click Here link to set up your account with Norton Online Family.

After you set up your account, you can sign in to your account on the Endpoint Protection main window and view your child's Internet activities. You can view details such as your child's latest search terms, and the latest alerts. After you sign in, you can use the Get Details option to view more details on the Norton Online Family Web site.

Manage

Lets you access Norton Management.

Norton Management lets you manage your Norton products on all of your devices from one location. Click the Manage icon at the right side of the main window to sign up for or log into Norton Management. The Norton Management agent should be installed on each device that you want to add to Norton Management. You can use your existing Norton Account login information to access Norton Management.

Norton Management may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

Mobile

Lets you download the Norton Mobile Security for Android.

You can use Norton Mobile Security on all your devices that use Android operating system. When you click the Mobile icon, the main window displays a Quick Response (QR) code for installing Norton Mobile Security. You can use the Android scan app on your Android device to scan the QR code and install Norton Mobile Security.

You can also click the link to go to the Web site where you can download Norton Mobile Security.

Norton Mobile Security may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

Backup

Lets you set up the Norton Online Backup account or access your online backup status.

Norton Online Backup may not be available in some versions of Endpoint Protection.

When you click the Backup icon, the main window displays Norton Online Backup Log in option. Norton Online Backup provides a secure online backup solution that safeguards your important data against system crash, accidental deleting, virus infection, and other disasters. You can access or restore the backed up data from any computer that is connected to the Internet.

Safe Web

Lets you check the safety of a Web site.

You can also perform a safe search.

This option may not be available with some versions of Endpoint Protection.

When you click the Safe Web icon, the Endpoint Protection main window displays Norton Safe Web options.

You can use the Check Site option to analyze the security levels of any Web site that you want to visit. When you type a Web site address in the text box and click Check Site, it shows the Symantec's ratings for the Web site.

You can use the Safe Search option to search for information on the Internet. The Norton Safe Search uses Ask.com to generate the search results. Norton Safe Search provides a site safety status and a Norton rating for each of the search results generated.

You can use the View recent Norton Safe Web activity option to view the recent Norton Safe Web statistics on malicious sites and URLs. You can also view the list of new malicious URLs.

Studio

Lets you access Norton Studio.

Norton Studio is an app that is available on your Windows 8 Apps Store. Norton Studio lets you manage your Norton products and Norton product keys from one location. You can view the security status of each of your devices and resolve the security issues by using the Norton Studio from any location around the world. You can go to Windows 8 App Store and download and install Norton Studio.

Your activation status or subscription status appears at the bottom of the main window. You can use the Activate Now option to activate or subscribe your Norton product.

You can also monitor the overall system CPU usage and the Norton-specific CPU usage in this window.

Responding to System Status indicators

Monitoring the protection status of a feature

Configuring Endpoint Protection settings

About Support

About Norton Management

Thank you!

Thank you for using Norton Support.

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DOCID: v23920577_sep_smb_2013_en_us
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
Last modified: 09/25/2012