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Norton AntiVirus products have been around since 1990. Over the years Symantec has done an incredible job of evolving their Norton products and managed to stay ahead of the computer security development pack.

Norton AntiVirus 2008 is their most powerful and comprehensive antivirus utility to date, and is the first Norton AntiVirus utility to include the new SONAR (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) proactive technology. Norton AntiVirus 2008 also boasts an estimated 60% improved in efficiency over the previous Norton AntiVirus 2007.

When searching for an antivirus utility to protect your PC, Norton AntiVirus 2008 is a powerful piece of software that comes highly recommended.

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Main Features
Like most antivirus utilities, Norton AntiVirus 2008 provides real-time protection against viruses, worms, Trojan horse programs, keyloggers, rootkits, and several other types of harmful malware. Along with the standard protection, it also offers several other features.

»Prevents infected emails from spreading.
»Improved performance offers much faster scans than ever before.
»Expert support can be easily accessed with just the click of your mouse.
»Works so quietly in the background of your PC, you’ll hardly know it’s there.
»Network mapping makes it easy to view and manage your home network.
»Comes standard with one full year of definition updates that are delivered automatically and access to new product features as well as updated versions of Norton AntiVirus.
»Automatic subscription renewals make it so that you don’t have to remember to manually renew, and your computer will always be protected with up-to-date security software.

Other Features
In addition to the main features, Norton AntiVirus 2008 provides several other advanced features that set it apart from the competition.

»Scan times are improved by optimized product design, and minimal system resources are used.
»Exceptional protection and reliability from the only antivirus utility that has received VirusBulletin 100 detection awards over seven years straight.
»Pre-installation scan removes any spyware or other malware that would otherwise inhibit the software’s performance after installment.
»Most viruses, spyware, and worms are stopped in their tracks by special threat blocking technology that constantly and quietly monitors the system.
»SONAR (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) technology detects potential spyware and viruses before they are officially identified by comparing their behavior with that of known malware, thus offering protection from new and undiscovered threats.
»Instant messages and email are scanned to detect and remove any infected attachments, even those that may be lurking in the archives.
»Whenever new virus definitions are received, Quick Scan automatically runs to ensure that these new threats are not present anywhere on your system.
»Full System Scan provides you with a deep scan of your entire system and hard drive to detect and remove any and all spyware, viruses, or other types of malware.
»Threat advisories, new features, and product updates are delivered automatically vie LiveUpdate Notice.

System Requirements
»Windows XP with Service Pack 2 Home/XP Pro/XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista (Home/Home Premium/Ultimate/Business/Starter Edition)
»300MHz or faster processor
»256MB of RAM
»300 MB of available hard disk space
»Standard Web browser
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