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Norton AntiVirus for Windows XP/Vista/7/8

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Choosing the right definition set
To choose the correct definition set, you need to know the product name and version, and whether the operating system is a 32-bit or 64-bit version.
How to find out if you are running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows
How to find the name and version of your Norton product

32-bit Platforms

The following definition sets are suitable for 32-bit operating systems only.
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
20160729-007-core3sdsv5i32.exe | FTP 07/29/2016 07/29/2016 51.42 MB 92BEBE9DC7335A27A73AC15A7BD584B5

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton Security with Backup (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton 360 (version 22.7 or later)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
20160729-007-v5i32.exe | FTP 07/29/2016 07/29/2016 157.69 MB 2281A0449C2AFD8270285588A7C2DA3A

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (later than 2012, up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012
  • Norton 360 (later than 6.0, up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Norton 360 version 2.0/3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0
  • Norton Security (up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Norton Security with Backup (up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 and later
  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.x for Windows
  • Symantec Mail Security for Domino v 7.x
  • Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (32-bit)
  • Symantec Scan Engine 5.x for Windows
  • Symantec AntiVirus for Caching/Messaging/NAS for Windows

64-bit Platforms

The following definition sets are suitable for 64-bit operating systems only.
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
20160729-007-core3sdsv5i64.exe | FTP 07/29/2016 07/29/2016 51.45 MB B88890E6655AB6E1ACEB72680976D851

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton Security with Backup (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (version 22.7 or later)
  • Norton 360 (version 22.7 or later)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
20160729-007-v5i64.exe | FTP 07/29/2016 07/29/2016 159.15 MB CD4DE97A112AB0F78003835592939DC6

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (later than 2012, up to version 22.6.x.x) for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012 for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton 360 (later than 6.0, up to version 22.6.x.x) for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton 360 version 2.0/3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0 for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton Security (up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Norton Security with Backup (up to version 22.6.x.x)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 for 64-bit OS only
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 and later for 64-bit OS only
  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.x for Windows (64-bit)
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