Turn SONAR Protection off or on

SONAR protects you against malicious code even before virus definitions are available through LiveUpdate. By default, SONAR Protection is turned on to proactively detect unknown security risks on your computer.

When you turn off SONAR Protection, you are prompted with a protection alert. This protection alert lets you specify the amount of time for which you want SONAR Protection to be turned off.

When Auto-Protect is turned off, SONAR Protection is also disabled. In this case, your computer is not protected against emerging threats.

Turn SONAR Protection off or on

  1. In the Norton main window, click Settings.

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

  3. On the Automatic Protection tab, under Real Time Protection, move the SONAR Protection switch to Off or On.

  4. Click Apply.

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

  6. In the Settings window, click Close.

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DOCID: v23920845_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 06/20/2017