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Norton A/V 2010

Stopping viruses is an antivirus solutions reason for being, and it's something at which Norton A/V 2010 (NAV) excels. In independent tests by bodies such as AV Comparatives, NAV almost always comes out on the top - or, at least, very close to the top of the pile. The VB100 Award is given to solutions which:

  1. Detects all "In the Wild" viruses during both on-demand and on-access scanning.
  2. Generates no false positives when scanning a set of clean files - and it's an award that NAV hasn't missed out on in almost a decade.

The product is certified by both ICSA and West Coast Labs and, in addition to blocking viruses, NAV also blocks rootkits, spyware, Trojans, etc. The bottom line is the protection offered by NAV is about as good as you can get.

NAV is for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 systems only. The installer is bigger than the previous version of NAV 73MB. The installation speed of NAV is impressive. In less than 90 seconds, NAV 2010 is ready to use. A system restart is not required at all to start using the program.

The installer of NAV 2010 is clean from any third-party add-on or services. There is no toolbar or search assistant in NAV 2010. An option to Norton Community Watch is displayed before you will proceed installing the program.

NAV 2010 Features

Norton AntiVirus is offering real-time protection against malware and the option to run a quick, full and custom scan. There is also a neat “Idle scan” feature. NAV 2010 also features vulnerability and bot protections. It can also detect rootkits and will provide pushed and pulse updates.

Norton AV 2010 is using a new user interface (UI) with easy access to its settings, security history, quarantine, updater, and protection information. There is also handy menu in its icon that is located in the notification area in Windows.

NAV 2010 is not the same as the previous version because there are a few new features: Norton File Insight, Download Insight, System Insight, Threat Insight, Insight Network and SONAR 2 (behavioral protection).

Summary

Fast scan, light on system resources and easy to set-up. Norton AntiVirus 2010 is a must-consider program for its class.

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