User Feedback Symantec Endpoint Security Protection review for home use! - Andrew3000 personal feedback - standard unmanaged client

Symatec Endpoint Protection 14.2 - Client on PC (standard unmanaged client)
5.00 star(s)
Installation Feedback
The installation is really simple, just approve the proposals shown. The duration of the installation depends on the device configuration.
Interface (UI)
4.00 star(s)
Interface Feedback
Well, being a product primarily addressed to the use endpoint so the UI is not simple but at the same time not too complex. Don’t expect a modern interface, the UI style is old (the first time the UI can be tricky but don't worry It will be easy to learn everything).
4.00 star(s)
Usability Feedback
As mentioned above, the use of Norton SEP is not easy as it is an endpoint product. It offers a variety of settings, it's funny tweaking it!.
The notification alert may be annoying after a while but can be configured to perform actions autonomously without intervening and show notifications.
Performance and System Impact
5.00 star(s)
Performance and System Impact Feedback
No noticeable slowness. On Archiving and unarchiving you notice a little slowness.
Private Byte Mem peak: 286Mb.
CPU: 1.4%-2.0%.

This product is not gaming friendly obviously, you will have to disable yourself notifications or you will be rekt during online games.
5.00 star(s)
Protection Feedback
As you can see here: and
Norton SEP is one of the best endpoint/av suite on the market.
You can personalize every single aspect of the protection.
The heuristic is strong, can detect a lot of malicious program (even if sometimes it exaggerates, showing false positives but nothing negative).
SONAR is literally the key of this product, can detect 0-day malware easily, this SONAR is stronger than other Norton products (Norton Security Deluxe).
The Exploit protection and the firewall are very good.
To conclude, if you are looking for an endpoint product to use for the protection of your home PC, Norton SEP is a great alternative (30 days of trial included!).
Real-time file system protection
5.00 star(s)
Proactive Intrusion protection
5.00 star(s)
Network protection
5.00 star(s)
  1. Lots of great features
  2. Low impact on system resources
  3. Lightning fast scans
  4. Highly configurable
  5. Ransomware protection
  6. Strong and reliable protection
  7. Blocks even brand new malware
  8. Consistently high test scores
  9. Accurate and reliable antivirus engine
  10. Virus signatures are updated very often
  11. Excellent scores in independent tests
  12. Great value
  13. Features you can't get elsewhere for free
  14. Effective malware removal
  15. Multiple layers of protection
  1. Not for beginners
  2. Clumsy or awkward interface (UI)
  3. Can be complex in some situations
Software installed on computer
Less than 30 days
Computer specs
i5 4690K
GTX 960
Recommended for
  1. Experienced users
Overall Rating
5.00 star(s)
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    This software may behave differently on your device.

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Evjl's Rain

Level 47
Top poster
Content Creator
Malware Hunter
Apr 18, 2016
Did you test installing network and host exploit Mitigation without proactive nor auto protect from SEP .
To complement wisevecter /KSC free?
I don't remember all the installation process. I basically installed everything and didn't change any setting. Only SEP, no Kaspersky or Wisevector