Norton 360 4.0 - Secure and comprehensive PC management
Time set after running the setup file to the console at the time of application are considered "super fast".
Installation file size of Norton 360 v4.0 in the Add or Remove Programs (for Windows XP) / or Programs and Features (Windows 7) is only about 85 MB.
If compared with NIS 2010 Norton 360 v4.0 interface proved more friendly, although some users may not like its characteristic yellow color. The first main window of Norton 360 v4.0 is divided into four distinct parts are very clear: Security PC (PC Security); Protect your identity (Identity Protection), Backup (Backup), and Optimized PC ( PC Tuneup). When you point to any one of these items will display a list of specific tasks, such as with PC Security Scans Run, Run LiveUpdate, Manage Firewall, and Run Norton Insight. There are also more action View Details of these items so that users see details of protected status on the system.
Unlike NIS 2010, the task pane, you can see a lot of features. Rather than include all the configuration into a large window as NIS, Norton 360 v4.0 provides rapid control to enable or disable the features quickly, and includes links to detailed configuration more. This layout is quite convenient and useful by the user does not always need to set up security in detail, because sometimes people just need to turn on / off feature is enough.
All 3 of Symantec products Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus will use the same technology and eliminate malware lock integrated security technologies launched late last year. Most independent research labs are highly appreciated this feature (although efficiency is not the highest).
Like NIS, Norton 360 v4.0 is equipped with a new spam filtering technology inherited from the professional anti-spam products from Symantec. It can filter spam from getting all POP3 mail (POP3 incoming), and virus scanning on all e-mails received and sent. Anti-spam technology in Norton 360 v4.0 is integrated automatically for Outlook and Outlook Express / Windows Mail.
Tests showed that even if the application's spam filters Norton 360 v4.0 speeds receive mail in Outlook and Outlook Express / Windows Mail is faster. You almost do not notice any significant difference between the use of additional filters and do not use filters. However, even when using spam filters, there are still about 12% of spam reached the primary mailbox. Actually, this result is very impressive if compared to the previous version of Norton 360.
Feature control children (Parental Control) and antispam (antispam) was 2 biggest weakness in the previous version of Norton 360 is almost "change meat". From the main console, and then go to Settings you Privacy and Parental Controls to use this control feature. Then the computer will connect to the Internet to access control systems OnlineFamily.Norton (free) on the Symantec website. The system includes a Web content filtering mechanism, control Internet usage time, track IM ... These are all very useful feature for parents who want to ensure their children's safety on the Internet . Because it is free so users can enjoy even when no user OnlineFamily.Norton Norton 360 v4.0, or packets commercial security applications by Symantec.
Like NIS 2010, the ability to identify and block phishing sites are strong Norton 360 v4.0. When installing this application, there will be additional safety toolbar surf (Norton Safe Web) built into Firefox and Internet Explorer to warn users to avoid visiting unsafe websites. This tool can identify unsafe web sites right from the search list. For pages that specializes in shopping or online transactions, Norton Safe Web will have indicators so that users know that the site safe anywhere.
Identity Safe feature of Norton 360 v4.0 can automatically fill in the form on the web. At the same time, it also manages to be both a password with very high security. Norton 360 Version v.40 also added option Identity Safe data storage on USB drives or transfer them to another computer.
Although synthetic security package but firewall of Norton 360 v4.0 is a very powerful and sophisticated. Almost the user does not need to "work hand-foot action" in part, because everything is automatic. Users also do not need to set the lock mechanism allows a program or are connected to the Internet. Norton 360 v4.0 will automatically do all those things. It can determine which is the malicious programs, and where the program is legitimate; very good and prevents suspicious behavior going on in the system.
Norton 360 backup system v4.0 is quite flexible. Its default mechanism allows backup of different types of files.The backup media is also quite diverse, ranging from hard drive, USB, iPods, CD / DVD / Blu-ray. Symantec gives users 2 GB of online storage for free on its website. If you use Norton 360 Premium package, the online storage with up to 25 GB.
Norton 360 v4.0 adds a number of new online backup feature is quite interesting. Such as for basic users, they can download the file from the online backup account from Symantec. That means users can access their data from any computer with web access. In addition, users can share files from online backup with others through secure links. Users can also set the duration of use that link, or set a password to protect safety.
Norton 360 automatically runs underground v.40 some optimization tasks to let the system run more stable.Even if the user does not impact this program has performed actions against disk fragmentation, deleting junk files, temporary files and eliminate IE.
Norton 360 is the analysis report, which outlined the issues to affect stability and system efficiency. In addition, startup manager of Norton 360 also allows users to optimize system boot time.