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Norton Security 22.21.5.44 for Windows is now available!

Norton Security 22.21.5.44 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 FAQs addresses some common questions:

1. What is the version number for this patch?

Norton Security 22.21.5.44

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 22.21.5.44?

  • Norton Secure VPN 4.1 is integrated, with Auto-ConnectKill Switch and Split Tunnel features:
    • The Auto-Connect feature automatically re-establishes VPN connection if the connection was established and lost due to RAS error or internet access lost

  • Home Title Protect add-on tile for New Norton 360
    • Note: This is available in US only.
  • This release introduces My Norton Dashboard for legacy products namely Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security, Norton 360, Norton Security and Norton Security with Backup
    • After upgrading, the default display interface will be My Norton dashboard.
    • My Norton dashboard will show tiles for available features depending on customer’s entitlement.
    • Smart Scan feature will be available on My Norton Dashboard if this feature is present on classic UI. Smart Scan feature is still throttled.


    • Users will have option to switch between Classic UI and My Norton Dashboard. Launch View option is available in ‘Settings’.

  • One Click Backup Activation
    • With this upgrade, requirement to authenticate while configuring backup is no longer required. Set up will take default backup settings and save the backup configuration.
  • Bug fixes and enhancements to Game Optimizer feature in Gamer Layouts
    • Connecting Norton Secure VPN automatically – Forum thread
    • NCP Report card Alerts got cut in 150% scaling – Forum thread
  • Other minor bug fixes, under-the-hood changes and performance improvements

5. Where can I post my queries?

Please visit Norton 360 for Windows board to post your queries. 

Please note:

  • Norton 22.21.5 supports: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10
  • Norton 22.21.5 targets versions 22.21.2.50 and 22.21.3.48 builds 
  • This update is not available for maintenance mode OSes (Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 with no service pack)