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Protect Norton device security settings from unauthorized access

To prevent unauthorized changes to your Norton product settings, turn on Settings Password Protection and Norton Tamper Protection.

  • Settings Password Protection lets you set a password to view or change device security settings.

  • Norton Tamper Protection checks for modifications to your settings by unknown or suspicious apps.

Turn on or off Settings Password Protection and Norton Tamper Protection

  1. Open your Norton device security product.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  3. In the Settings window, click Administrative Settings.

  4. Under Product Security:

    • In the Settings Password Protection row, move the switch to On or Off.

    • In the Norton Tamper Protection row, move the switch to On or Off.

      If prompted, select how long you want the feature off, and click OK.

  5. Click Apply.

  6. If you see the Set Password window, type a password and confirm. You need to set a password each time you turn this feature off and on.

  7. Click OK.

  8. In the Settings window, click Close.

Reset a lost or forgotten password for Norton Settings Password Protection

You must reinstall your Norton to access the settings and set a new password. Use the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool to reinstall Norton on Windows.

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DOCID: v44151491
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/06/2023