Installing Norton Online Backup

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Installing Norton Online Backup

You can install Norton Online Backup on up to five computers (PC or Mac).

Before you begin, if you haven’t already done so, ensure that your device meets the system requirements for Norton Online Backup. Click below for system requirements.

Norton Online Backup System Requirements

Norton Online Backup system requirements:

Windows 7

  • Starter, Home Premium, Ultimate, Professional
  • 32 and 64 bit

Windows Vista

  • Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business
  • Includes all service packs
  • 32 and 64 bit

Windows XP

  • Professional, Home, Media Center
  • Service Pack 2 and newer
  • 32 Bit Only

Mac

  • OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and newer
  • Intel only

Internet Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 6.0 and higher (Windows only)
  • Firefox, version 2.0 and higher
  • Safari, version 3.0 and higher

You must also activate your Norton Online Backup through AOL MyBenefits before installation. To learn how to activate your Norton Online Backup benefit, check out our help article AOL MyBenefits FAQs.

For installation instructions, select the operating system that you wish to install Norton Online Backup on.

Install Norton Online Backup on Windows

To install Norton Online Backup on Windows

  1. Go to mybenefits.aol.com and enter your master Username or Email and Password, then click Sign In.
  2. Locate Norton Online Backup and click ACTIVATE.

  3. Click Continue.

  4. To register for your 5GB Norton Online Backup account, enter your Email address, Password, Retype password, after reading the Terms and Conditions, check the checkbox and click SIGN UP.

  5. Click Download to download the Norton Online Backup software.

  6. Click Run.

  7. Click Run again.

  8. Click Install.

  9. Click DONE.

You’ve successfully installed Norton Online Backup on your computer. You can install Norton Online Backup on up to five computers. If you would like to install the application on another computer, follow the steps in this article again for Windows.

To run Norton Online Backup to backup your files, please visit our help article Running Norton Online Backup.

Install Norton Online Backup on a Mac:

To install Norton Online Backup on a Mac:

  1. Go to mybenefits.aol.com and enter your master Username or Email and Password, then click Sign In.

  2. Locate Norton Online Backup and click ACTIVATE.

  3. Click Continue.

  4. To register for your 5GB Norton Online Backup account, enter your Email address, Password, Retype password, after reading the Terms and Conditions, check the checkbox and click SIGN UP.

  5. Click Download to download the Norton Online Backup software.

  6. In the Downloads box, double click NortonOnlineBackup.pkg.

  7. Click Continue.

  8. Click the Install for all users of this computer option, then click Continue again.

  9. Click Install.

  10. Click DONE.

  11. You will receive a message on your screen that your Norton Online Backup was successfully installed. Click Close.

You’ve successfully installed Norton Online Backup on your computer. You can install Norton Online Backup on up to five computers. If you would like to install the application on another computer, follow the steps in this article again for Mac. If you are downloading the application on Windows, read the steps above to learn how.

To run Norton Online Backup to backup your files, please visit our help article Running Norton Online Backup.

Install Norton Online Backup using AOL Desktop on Windows

To install Norton Online Backup using the AOL Desktop software on Windows:

  1. Go to mybenefits.aol.com and enter your master Username or Email and Password, then click Sign In.

  2. Locate Norton Online Backup and click ACTIVATE.

  3. Click Continue.

  4. 4. To register for your 5GB Norton Online Backup account, enter your Email address, Password, Retype password, after reading the Terms and Conditions, check the checkbox and click SIGN UP.

  5. Click Download to download the Norton Online Backup software.

  6. Click Run.

  7. Click Run again.

  8. Click Install.

  9. Click DONE.

You’ve successfully installed Norton Online Backup on your computer. You can install Norton Online Backup on up to five computers. If you would like to install the application on another computer, follow the steps in this article again for Windows.

To run Norton Online Backup to backup your files, please visit our help article Running Norton Online Backup.


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Last updated: 08-06-2014
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