Norton Antivirus is slowing down Windows start-up

December 2016

In the case that Windows is taking to much time to launch, check whether the "Boot time protection" feature of Norton Antivirus is set to the "Aggresive" status.

To access this settings:
  • Open the Norton Antivirus control panel
  • Click on Settings > Computer settings > Enable Boot Time protection
  • Set it to Normal or disable it (not recommended)
  • Click on the Apply button

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