How to Update Norton Antivirus Definitions

In order to provide your computer the best security, you always long for a better antivirus option. Moreover we put in certain criteria to decide which one will be the best and why? We see if an anti virus program is capable enough to detect & eliminate all kinds of virus. At the same time it also keeps itself updated with latest information and should be prepared to fight against all such odds. Symantec’s Norton Antivirus is one amongst them. Since it is one of the most popular Internet security package by Symantec many computer manufacturing companies install it before hand and serve it to their customers. Norton Antivirus is mainly in lime light because of its ability to fight against Viruses, Trojan horses, Worms, Malwares and Spywares.

Moreover to keep your Norton Antivirus to fight in all best possible way, keep in mind to update it regularly in order to avail the best from it. To do so, you need to mainly emphasise on Norton’s latest virus definitions. It is simple too; you can update your Norton Internet Security along with normal live update that comes built-in by Symantec in Norton.

You will need a Norton Antivirus 2008 or 2009 installed on your system and proper Internet access is a must. Since the Window based computers have got a different approach towards functioning. We will have look at each of them separately.

Norton Definitions Update using Windows Vista:

Step one

Find out the icon of Norton Internet Security on your desktop. Once you find the one, open it by double-clicking on the icon and hence access to it.

Step two

Search for “Run Live Update” option in the windows of Norton Antivirus and you can easily find the tab in the “Quick tasks” section.

Step three

Once you find the “Run Live Update” option, click on the “Continue” option and further your process. In order to continue with Live Update you must click on the “Next” tab to continue.

Step four

Once you click on the “Next” tab you will have to wait for an hour or so for the update to get completed. This Live Update will go for updating all details like Norton Antivirus Internet Security’s definition.

Norton Definitions Update using Windows XP:

Step one

Find out the icon of Norton Internet Security on your desktop. Once you find the one, open it by double-clicking on the icon and hence access to Norton Antivirus Internet Security.

Step two

To begin the update automatically and thus allow it update your computer, you will be required to click on the “Run Live Update” tab.

Step three

Once you are done with Live Update which you will come to know when the windows prompted in front of you shows “done with installing live update” and you will have to click on “OK” to finish it.

Step four

You must keep the live update running until you receive a message that no more updates available are left to be done.

Hence, Live Update of your Norton Antivirus becomes a piece of cake for once you adhere to the above mentioned rules.

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