Norton 360 2013 / Norton Internet Security 2013 / Norton AntiVirus 2013 Public Beta

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by malexous, May 3, 2012.

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  1. malexous

    malexous Registered Member

  2. malexous

    malexous Registered Member

    Although, likely to change, if only minor, here are some of the interfaces:

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  3. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

    Looks like they're getting ready for Windows 8/Metro.

    Edit: I installed NIS 2013 beta in an XP VM (virtual box) and it appears to work OK. There's no obvious difference between the beta and NIS 2012. As the above screenshots show the UI structure is the same with only cosmetic changes such as the square, metro style icons. There's a post on the Symantec beta forum saying that a list of new features and changes is coming.
    Last edited: May 3, 2012
  4. Legendkiller

    Legendkiller Registered Member

    my god that's ugly.
  5. ams963

    ams963 Registered Member

    I like the look
  6. EboO

    EboO Registered Member

    Excepted the gui which others changes please ?
  7. tookerjeff

    tookerjeff Registered Member


    Looks even more like PC it just me or are most icons in security gui's getting LAARRGGEERR these days??
  8. AssassinKID

    AssassinKID Registered Member

    Future AV interface = 1 full screen status button
  9. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    How lee crap.
    Look what Microsoft's new "Metro" styling is doing to software, that's ugly!

    I've always found Norton GUI's to be pretty good in the last few years ( Since around 2008 ) but come on this thing is UGLY, they are going backwards in terms of GUI. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  10. rinem

    rinem Registered Member

    Anyone knows what changed besides GUI?
  11. chriswiles

    chriswiles Registered Member

  12. Cloud

    Cloud Registered Member

    Ugly? Bah! I love it! :D
  13. steve1955

    steve1955 Registered Member

    getting a bit too much if you let the GUI appearance decide on which product to use,:-you only see it when you configuring it or going into the features,not as though its staring you in the face all of the time!For me if the best product had the ugliest GUI imaginable I would still use it!
    Last edited: May 4, 2012
  14. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

  15. DX2

    DX2 Guest

    Doesn't really matter what it looks like, as long as it works good....that being said, i tested this out on a vm. Low memory usage at 24k. Update works better, you don't have to install an update and restart 3 times like before, for me anyways. Detection is very good, tested it out at MDL and Norton blocked all that i tried to run. Ran mbam afterwards with no detections.
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  16. get_it

    get_it Registered Member

    What is the baseline memory usage of your VM without Norton installed after it has successfully booted up and all services & processes loaded? If you have time can you post stats of Physical Memory; Total, Cached, Available, Free and also Kernel Memory; Paged and Non-paged.

    Also if you can, provide the quantities of the above memory stats but with Norton installed. I would do it myself but i do not have access to my computer from today onwards, until the end of next week :(
  17. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    I know GUI isn't the most important thing but that just caught my attention :D
  18. The Hammer

    The Hammer Registered Member

    Put on your beer goggles and it'll look better.;)
  19. clocks

    clocks Registered Member

    I like Norton products, but not a fan of their GUIs.
  20. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    *True Story*
    Hahaha that would definitely work! :D
    But i might have problems getting drunk everytime i will see Norton's GUI. :rolleyes: /Sarcasm
  21. Nevis

    Nevis Registered Member

    I find the GUI ok. Its good that they have mode it more simpler. It seems unfinished now but I guess its just beta now.
  22. Baserk

    Baserk Registered Member

    Hopefully improvements like using Win8 'early boot protection' outweigh the GUI, unfortunate for Win7 users though, stuck with just a fugly look.
    Surprising to read that some WSF members don't mind, 'working' with a 24" smartphone app GUI on a Win8 VM still feels horrible imo.
  23. xxJackxx

    xxJackxx Registered Member

    I just finally got around to installing this. I can't get excited about it. I liked the 2010 interface. I think it has gotten worse each year since. :doubt:
  24. zfactor

    zfactor Registered Member

    agreed 2009-2010 was their best imo been downhill since..
  25. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

    they created to IPAD and touch screen as well so i guess thats the reason for large button as windows 8 gonna be on lot of tablest/tv/ipad....etc

    so its logical to have bigger icons for fat fingers :D
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