Almost all computer users are aware of the importance of protecting their computers against the seemly endless threat of viruses. Norton from Symantec are a well respected name in the field of computer security and Norton AntiVirus 2011 Beta is a preview of the company's latest version of its virus protection tool.
The program has a strong emphasis on performance and in addition to faster virus scans than in previous versions of the software, Norton AntiVirus 2011 Beta also helps to optimise the performance of your computer. Should an application be found to slow down your computer, you will be warned so you can take evasive action.
But the focus of Norton AntiVirus 2011 Beta is protecting your system against online threats. Using minimal system resources, the program offers real-time protection as well as the option of scanning individual files. The emails you receive are also scanned for viruses and this has very little impact on system performance.
A new feature to be found in the program is Norton Download Insight. This checks files downloads, including those from web sites, those attached to emails, and those sent through instant messaging programs, to ensure that they are safe to use. It is possible to create a bootable recovery CD, DVD or USB stick that can be used to scan your computer without booting into Windows.
It is easy to become complacent over time, but the threat of viruses and spyware is very real. Norton AntiVirus 2011 Beta offers highly effective protection which will not slow down your computer.
Important: this beta release will expire within 14 days from installation, after which you can simply click the "Renew" option to extend your beta for another 14 days. After 28 days you will need to download and install the next build of this beta to continue using the beta. Once you install the new build, you must return here to register for a new beta key. All beta versions of Norton AntiVirus 2011 will expire on Sept. 27, 2010. At that time, you will need to uninstall the beta software and re-install your prior Norton product. Or, you can purchase a full version and install it.
Important: You need a serial code which can be obtained from the Symantec Beta registration page.