The Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition application was designed to be the fastest virus protection you can get. It stops spyware, worms, bots, and other threats cold%u2014without slowing down your PC. When you’re gaming, your protection should get out of the way. Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition does exactly that.
Lightning Fast and Light as a Feather
Fastest and lightest virus, spyware, and rootkit protection available, optimized for gaming.*
Installs in under one minute on average.*
Requires less than 6 MB of memory-eight times less memory than the competitive industry average.
Opens only two processes.
Uses less than 50 MB of hard disk space (without definitions).*
Adds less than 3 seconds to boot time.*
Norton™ Insight technology scans only those files at risk, resulting in fewer, shorter, and faster scans of less than 35 seconds on average-almost five times faster than the competitive industry average.*
Suspends alerts and notifications to avoid interrupting game play.
Option to suspend real-time monitoring activities and updates to reduce PC and network resource usage even further.
Automatically enabled when PC is in full-screen mode.
Turn it on manually with a simple click on the Norton system tray icon.
Automatically detects and removes the latest online threats.
Tiny, rapid Pulse Updates every 5 to 15 minutes-30 times more often than the competitive industry average.**
Norton Protection System delivers multilayered protection.
Patent-pending, industry-leading protection from Web-based attacks.
Real-time SONAR™ (Symantec™ Online Network for Advanced Response) technology detects emerging spyware and viruses before traditional definitions are even available.
Botnet detection prevents bots from taking control of your PC.
Norton Recovery Tool boots and repairs badly infected PCs.
Specialized deep-cleaning technology delivers our most complete scan possible.
Easy access to intelligence on Internet threats targeting gamers.
Control Without Disruptions
Smart Scheduler automatically schedules non time-critical activities such as scans and updates to occur while your PC is idle.
Comprehensive control gives you the option to customize your security settings.
Review the security status of every process on your PC.
Minimum System Requirements
Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate***
Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 Home/XP Pro/XP Media Center Edition
300 MHz or faster processor
256 MB of RAM (512 MB RAM required for the Recovery Tool*)
150 MB of available hard disk space.
Email scanning supported for POP3- and SMTP-compatible email clients
Browser support for Browser Protection feature:
Microsoft Internet Explorer® 32-bit 6.0 or later
Mozilla Firefox® 2.0 or later
Supported instant messaging clients: