Updated 14 Mar 2017

Norton by Symantec

Norton Security Standard

Snapshot: Norton by Symantec Norton Security Standard has anti-phishing and anti-spam features. How well can it protect your computer?

Norton Security Standard
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Number of PCs on licence
Licence period (years)
Version tested


Similar version for Mac OS
Windows 8 integration
Windows 10 supported
Parental controls
Banking protection feature
E-mail scanner
POP3 protection incoming messages in Windows Live Mail
IMAP4 protection of incoming messages in Windows Live Mail
Settings password protected
Offline help
Download of a bootable CD / DVD
Download of a bootable USB key
Can create a bootable CD / DVD
Can create a bootable USB key
Minimum requirements - Processor
800 MHz processor Win XP; 1GHz processor Windows Vista, 7, 8, Win 10;
Minimum requirements - RAM
256 MB of RAM for Windows XP; 512 of RAM for Windows Vista; 1GBof RAM 32-bit or 2 GB RAM 64-bit for Windows 10/8/7; Minimum of 512MB RAM required for Recovery Tool;
Minimum requirements - Hard disk
300 MB
Recommended requirements - Processor
No recommended requirements.
Recommended requirements - RAM
No recommended requirements.
Recommended requirements - Hard disk
No recommended requirements.
Software requirements - Browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or higher, 32-bit and 64-bit; Mozilla Firefox®, 32-bit and 64-bit; Google Chrome™, 32-bit and 64-bit.

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This security software isn’t available on the Norton NZ website, though it is available at certain retailers in NZ, such as PBTech. You can also download Norton Security Standard from the US website.

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