Norton AntiVirus 2013 is a powerful security tool that allows users to keep away from the PC viruses and other types of threats. Along with the integration with the newest Windows OS versions, this bundle has also increased the quality of other tools in order to provide more security when using social networks. Also, a higher protection degree against scamming and phishing processes is available and users will be briefly notified about such malicious activities. A website scanner is present in the tool and when activated, it will automatically inform users about websites that contain threatening elements.
The installation process does not require the PC to be restarted and a quick system scan will be performed during the steps required to install the program. Users will be informed about the infected files, if there are any, and they can be disinfected or moved to the quarantine vault. Daily updates are available and they can be done automatically by the tool, in order to allow the user to focus on his usual tasks. Parental control is a feature that has been improved and its usage will really provide safe results in the browser. Moreover, these features can be protected with a password so children cannot access harmful websites.
There are also a couple more useful features that can keep the performance of the computer at a high level, and one of them is the Registry cleaner, which will automatically create a backup then perform the useful changes. Start-up tweaking tools are also included and people can create customized lists of applications that can be started instantly or at various specified moments. Multiple scheduled tasks can be set in order to provide constant scans of the system and the live scanner will only work when the computer is idle in order to allow the user to work in normal conditions.