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Your Norton product delivers today's fast and light all-in-one solution to protect your Mac and all your online activities.

Your Norton product main window provides you a centralized location for the various activities that you can perform using the product. You can access the main features of the product from the main window and manage the performance of your Mac.

You cannot access Norton account if you are a Norton Small Business user.

You can use the following options to perform the important tasks in your Norton product:

Security

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.

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

Scans

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

You can use the Scans option and run the following types of scans:

  • Quick Scan: Scans the home folders on your Mac.

  • Full Scan: Scans selected disks to remove viruses and other security threats.

  • File Scan: Scans a particular file or folder on your Mac and removes any security threats.

  • Scheduled Scan: Lets you configure a scheduled scan. Your Norton product automatically scans your Mac on the day and time that you specify.

LiveUpdate

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

Your Norton product uses the latest virus definitions from Symantec servers to detect and remove latest security threats.

What to do if I get a LiveUpdate error?

Advanced

Lets you access the Advanced window.

You can do the following tasks in the Advanced window:

  • Configure and schedule different scans.

  • Change the Firewall settings.

  • Configure Norton Safe Web for browsers.

  • View Security History.

  • View the quarantined items in the Security History window.

  • View Network Activity history.

  • Turn on Silent Mode and Error Management features.

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

Add Devices

Lets you install the latest version of the Norton product on other devices.

This ensures that your Mac and other devices are protected by Norton.

You can use the Get Started option to access your Norton account. You can use your Norton account login credentials to sign in to Norton.

After logging in, you can use the Install on another device option and follow the on-screen instructions to install the product on another device.

Access to Norton account may not be available in some versions of the Norton product.

Your Norton product also provides you quick links at the top of the main window to the most frequent tasks. You can use the Account link to access your Norton account. You can use the Help link to do the following:

  • Access your Norton account

  • Access the online Help and support options

  • Take a product tour

  • Check your subscription status

  • Add devices

  • Enter a product key

  • View product information such as version number, serial number, Third-Party notice, etc.

Norton provides you a real-time messaging service that lets you view messages based on your Norton service. You can use the Message link on your Norton product main window to view the messages. For more information, see Message.

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

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DOCID: v80849085_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 06/09/2017