Norton Setup – How to Install Norton Security Software

Now that you have bought the Norton antivirus program, you will need to setup. Norton Setup is fairly easy and you can do yourself without any help. You just need to download the product and install it on your computer. Once the product is installed, you will not need to change the settings much as most of the times default settings are perfect. Let’s take a look at the Norton setup process.

First things first! In order to set up Norton antivirus program on your computer, you will need the Norton setup key, which is also called the product key. It is the key through which Norton is able to identify you as the buyer of the product. Norton key is 25 characters long. It is the combination or numeric and alphanumeric characters. There are two ways to buy the Norton product:

  • You can buy it online from
  • You can buy it at from the third party online or offline stores

If you have bought the product from the Norton website, you don’t need a CD or DVD for installation. The files are downloaded and installed directly over the internet. But, you need to make sure that you have a stable internet connection. Depending upon the speed of your internet connection, it may take a while. In this case, the Norton setup key is provided to you in your email. It is also stored in your Norton account.

If you have picked the product from a third party store, whether online or offline, the Norton setup key can be found on the card that is inside the box. Make sure that the box is sealed before you buy it. You have to certain that the product key has not been used before; otherwise you will not be able to install the product.

Norton Setup Installation 

Installation using the CD is very easy. You just need to insert the CD in the drive and begin the process. So, we will not talk about it. We will talk about the online Norton setup.

In order to start the setup process, you will need to go to the URL You will be required to log in with the Norton account username and password. If you don’t have the login credentials, you can create a new Norton account by clicking the link ‘Create Account’.

Once the account has been created, you can log in with your username/email and password. Now you will see the new page for Setup. Just click the link Setup. On the next page you will see the Download button next to the Norton product.  Once the download is complete the installation process will start. If this is your first time installation, you will need to provide the product key.

From here on the setup process is fairly easy. Just follow the onscreen instructions and the product will be installed in a few minutes.

In case you encounter any problems during installation, feel free to call 1-888-827-9060 customer support.