What is Norton 360?

  Muergo 20:18 12 Feb 2011

Amazon is offering Norton 360 at about the same price as the 2011 security suite.
What's the difference between them?

  GaT7 20:21 12 Feb 2011

Straight from the horse's mouth ;-) at click here:

'Q. How does Norton 360 compare to Norton Internet Security?

A. While Norton Internet Security provides "essential security" when computing online, Norton 360 extends "comprehensive protection" to digital music, photos, and files, and maintains PC performance with tune-up functionality.

Norton 360 and Norton Internet Security provide the same essential security for antivirus, antispyware, firewall, intrusion prevention, and security inspector.

Norton 360 also incorporates the Background Scheduler feature which allows Norton 360 to work on threats, backups, and tune-ups quietly when users are not engaged with their computers.'


  Muergo 20:34 12 Feb 2011

So 360 at about £25 compared to £19 for Security is not a bad deal, but the offer requires you to buy £30 of other stuff as well.

  Muergo 20:42 12 Feb 2011

I've just seen that there's a new 360 out next month so that's the reason to clear the stock.

  GaT7 20:48 12 Feb 2011

Are you looking at the older version 'Release Date: 9 Mar 2007' click here.

The latest ones are v4 with a 'Release Date: 18 Mar 2010' - Standard edition (£42) click here & Premier Edition (£50) click here. G

  sunnystaines 20:51 12 Feb 2011

new version of norton 360 came out a few days ago, buy an old version cheaply and use its key on the new download.

get norton internet security for £17.60
click here.

when my norton 360 expires this will be my option

  GaT7 21:00 12 Feb 2011

The latest 360 (v5) is on pre-order click here? And still showing v4 is latest at Norton click here?

Also, NIS2011 (1-user) is a pound cheaper delivered from Amazon (compared to Novatech) click here. The 3-user one is £25 click here. G

  Muergo 21:08 12 Feb 2011

Replying to Crossbow, I was looking at version 4 which on Amazon offer is at about half price, but v5 is out next month at the prices you indicated.

Sunnystaines, are you saying that a key for version 4 would get you version 5 at the discounted price?
The Novatech price inc delivery is the same as Amazon.

On my recent Amazon orders using Super Saver free delivery the goods have been arriving next day, so no need to pay for faster service at the moment, they must be having a post Christmas slump.

  GaT7 21:13 12 Feb 2011

Muergo, do you have a link for the half-price N360?

Yes, you're right. NIS2011 is about the same at both places. G

  Muergo 21:33 12 Feb 2011

It's on the Amazon offer, sorry it isn't half price any more because they've reduced the regular price to £29.99 so the offer at £24.97 is no big deal anymore.
I don't want to split hairs on a variation of a few quid.

  GaT7 21:48 12 Feb 2011

I couldn't find the £29.99 one either, hence my query. All I could find earlier are the N360s mentioned in my post of Sat, 12/02/11@20:48. I've found both offers now.

Do you know how to post links here? G

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