Norton 360 has a lot of different applications and utilities that it uses to monitor the status of your system. While there are different ways to access, run and configure many of these options, most people will simply leave them at their default settings. But, even in their default states, you will still periodically want to know that everything is working correctly. That is why it is important to learn how to view the details of your protection status in Norton 360. It offers a quick glance at the status of each part of your Norton 360 installation, and will even provide you with a way to update the virus definitions and run a scan.
Norton 360 Status – View Details
Having the status of each Norton 360 element be visible in the same location within the Norton 360 application interface makes it very simple to locate and view all of the Norton 360 utilities that are running, as well as confirm that each of those utilities is working as it should.
Step 1: Double-click the Norton 360 system tray icon.
Step 2: Hover over the PC Security section at the left side of the window.
Step 3: Click the green View Details link.
Step 4: Scroll through the list to check the status of each Norton 360 component.
You can also choose to initiate a scan or update the program from this window by clicking the appropriate link at the bottom of the window.
Additionally, see the details of your last scan by clicking the Details link at the right side of the Virus and Spyware Scan item.
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