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Norton Security for Windows is now available!

Norton Security update is now available via LiveUpdate. As with our previous updates, this version is being released in a phased manner. This update is available in all supported languages. To download it, simply run LiveUpdate through Norton user interface.

This update is available for the following Norton products:

  • New Norton 360
  • Norton 360 for Gamers
  • Norton Antivirus Plus
  • Norton Security
  • Norton Internet Security
  • Norton 360
  • Norton Antivirus
  • Norton Security Online

To verify you have the update for Norton Security, launch the Main User Interface, click on Help, and select About.

Below FAQ addresses some common questions:

1. What is the version number for this patch?

Norton Security 

2. When will I receive the patch?

As is our standard practice, we are deploying the patch in a phased manner. We have released the patch to randomly selected customers, and will then monitor our telemetry, as well as this forum, for any problems or issues. Once we have confirmed the effectiveness of the patch, we will make it available to all customers. We will post an update on the Norton Community when we make the patch available to all customers.

3. How can I manually install these patches?

This patch is ONLY available via LiveUpdate, and is being released in a phased manner. You may need to run LiveUpdate and reboot a few times before your product is completely updated to the latest version.

4. What's new in Norton ?

  • Enhanced Windows 11 context menu to display the backup options in the top level

  • Additional enhancements to the Software updater feature (like enabling tile in dashboard)

  • Added Norton Crypto options in Systray
  • Additional settings offering to hide crypto in My Norton

  • Customers who opt-in to using Norton Crypto will have the feature installed on their systems (See announcement)
  • Bug fixes:
    • Scroll bar missing in Features Tile area ( Thread1Thread2
    • The screen shows 100% utilization with 10.2 hash rate – (Thread
    • Norton Security History shows Task Manager is blocked in Windows 11 – (Thread)
  • Other minor bug fixes, under-the-hood changes, and performance enhancements 

Below are some Known Issues with this build:

  • Norton 360 Dashboard is getting launched automatically after 10mins on second reboot 
  • Context menu option to add/exclude backup should be shown for  C drive or any drive 

5. Where can I post my queries?

Please visit Norton 360 for Windows board to post your queries. For queries regarding Norton Crypto, please post them in Norton Crypto board.

Please note:

  • Some of the features are being throttled
  • Norton 22.22.1 supports: Windows 7 SP1 with SHA2, Windows 8, 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows 11.
  • Norton 22.22.1 targets versions, &
  • This update is not available for maintenance mode OSes (Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 with no service pack)