This is the 26th in series of Giveaways in Avinashtech Birthday Celebrations i.e. ABC-26. We are giving away 10 licenses (1 PC) for free Norton Internet Security NIS 2011 to Avtechies. I wont be doing a review today as I already did a review of free Norton Internet Security 2011 beta sometime back. Go through it if you like.

FEATURES (as described by developer)

Email, chat and surf the web without worry

  • Norton Reputation Service: instantly checks where files came from and how long they’ve been around to identify and stop new crimeware faster than other, less sophisticated security software.
  • Norton Protection System uses several overlapping layers of protection that work together to stop viruses, spyware and other online attacks.
  • Norton Download Insight warns you if a downloaded file or application is dangerous before you install or run it on your PC.
  • Norton File Insight gives you detailed information about the files found on your PC including where the file came from (the website URL) and if it can be trusted.
  • Norton Pulse Updates run in the background and provide mini updates every 5 to 15 minutes — more frequently than the nearest competitor — for the latest protection against online threats.
  • SONAR 3 Behavioral Protection monitors your PC for suspicious behavior to quickly detect new online threats.
  • Email and instant message monitoring scans emails and IMs for suspicious links and potentially dangerous attachments.
  • Smart two-way firewall prevents hackers from accessing your PC and stealing your personal information.
  • Network mapping and monitoring shows you all the devices connected to your home network so you can easily spot uninvited guests using your wireless Internet connection and/or eavesdropping on you when you go online.
  • Norton Bootable Recovery Tool creates an emergency CD/DVD/USB that gets you back up and running even if your PC has become so infected that it won’t even start up.
  • Vulnerability protection prevents cybercriminals from using security holes in applications to sneak viruses or spyware on to your PC.
  • Professional-strength spam blocking keeps your mailbox free of unwanted, dangerous and fraudulent emails.
  • Bot detection finds and blocks the automated programs cybercriminals use to take control of your PC to access your private information and send out spam to launch attacks on other PCs.
  • Worm protection safeguards your PC against fast-spreading Internet worms and prevents you from accidentally passing them on to others.
  • Rootkit detection finds and removes deeply buried crimeware that can hide other types of threats and allow cybercriminals to take control of your PC.

Shop, bank and visit social networks with confidence

  • Norton Safe Web warns you of unsafe and scam websites right in your search results and automatically blocks them.*
  • Anti-phishing technology blocks fraudulent websites created by cybercriminals to steal your identity and your money.
  • Norton Identity Safe lets you log in to sites with one click and automatically fills in web forms to prevent cybercriminals from stealing your information as you type.
  • Norton Safe Web (Social Media Scanner) protects you and your Facebook® friends from dangerous websites, cybercriminals and other online threats.
  • Norton Identity Safe On-the-Go lets you maintain your most recent log-ins and passwords on a USB device so you can access them on any Norton Internet Security 2010, Norton Internet Security 2011, or Norton 360â„¢ Version 4.0 protected PC with a USB drive.

Stay protected without sacrificing performance

  • Proactive performance alerts tell you when an application is slowing down your PC, so you can make changes to improve performance.
  • Norton Insight identifies and scans only files at risk for fewer, shorter scans and the fastest scan speeds in the industry.
  • Norton System Insight shows you how files and applications affect system performance to help you keep your PC performing its best.
  • Silent mode puts alerts and non-critical updates on hold when you’re watching movies or playing games in full-screen on your PC.
  • Smart scheduler runs scans and updates only when you’re not using your PC.

Get the most out of your protection with easy-to-use features

  • Parental control management lets you keep a watchful eye on your kids’ online activities so you can keep them safe from online dangers.
  • Free 24 x 7 Support lets you get help and answers by phone, email, live chat, or online whenever you need it.*
  • Norton Control Center organizes program controls and settings, and gives you one-click access to web-based Norton services on one easy-to-read screen.
  • Norton Ongoing Protection automatically downloads software updates and new features as they become available during your subscription period without interrupting you or slowing down your PC.
  • Monthly report tells you what Norton Internet Security has done in the previous month to keep you safe from threats.
  • Power saver settings maximize your laptop’s battery life by putting off non-critical activities until your computer is plugged in.

In terms of options or configurations available inside Norton Internet security, there is loads of options to choose from. You can select every setting based on your requirement. If you are unsure of anything, just leave the default ones.

Settings are divided into different categories like computer , Network , web  and Miscellaneous along with a help icon with each setting.


We have Ten (10) Licenses of  Norton Internet Security 2011 to giveaway to Avtechies. The rules are simple. For being eligible to participate in contest/draw, you need to do the following:

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