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How to turn off norton security?

The Norton Antivirus software helps to protect your computer from different kinds of malware. If you do not want to use the installed Norton Antivirus software, you can turn off Norton security on the computer as per the instructions provided on this web page.

Turn off norton security

Turn off Norton security on Windows computer

  • On your Windows computer, find the Norton Security application on the system tray and click its icon.
  • When you see any pop-up menu on the screen, select the Disable Auto-Protect option.
  • The Security Request dialog window will appear on the screen.
  • Choose any one of the following options from the Select the Duration drop-down menu.
  • 15 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 5 hours
  • Until system restart
  • Permanently
  • Finally, click the OK button in the Security Request dialog window.

Turn off Norton security on Mac computer

  • On the dock tray of your Mac computer, search for the Norton Security application and click its icon.
  • This will launch the main interface of the Norton Security software on the Mac computer.
  • Click the Advanced button and then select the Protect My Mac option.
  • Turn off both the Advanced Scans and Idle Scans options.
  • If necessary, use the Norton Removal Tool software to uninstall the Norton Antivirus application from the computer.
  • You can contact our technical experts if you have no idea about how to turn off norton security