How to optimize your boot volume using Norton?

For those who are not aware of the benefits of using Optimize option in Norton, this article will enlighten you with a brief description about using Optimize option with Norton. By enabling the Optimize option you will be able to optimize your boot volume that is very much essential to improve the boot time of your computer.

The optimization of your boot volume enables you to use the free space by rearranging the files into adjacent clusters. And then the file is read into the memory faster once the drive head of your hard disk accesses all of the file data into one location. This article will highlight the steps to optimize your boot volume using Norton antivirus software. If you have other queries related to Norton antivirus, then you can visit Norton’s official link that goes by the URL norton.com/setup.

What actually Norton Optimization does?

The moment you use the Optimize option, the Norton will start optimizing the drive that comprises of the boot volume. Hence, it requires more time to accomplish the optimization. Norton allows you to access the Optimize option that is present at the top of the security status graph that is accurately visible in the “Graphs” window.

You can also choose to optimize your boot volume with the Insight Optimizer row in the background list that is visible in the Background Task window. It will show you the details about the boot volume optimization process. You can easily view details such as duration, timestamp and the current status of the background job. For more information, you can stay tuned to norton.com/setup.

How can you optimize your boot volume?

There are 2 simple ways to optimize your boot volumes that are mentioned below:-

  • To optimize your boot volume from the Graphs window.
  • To optimize your boot volume from the Background tasks window.

Easy to follow steps to optimize your boot volume from the Graph window

To optimize your boot volume from the Graphs window are as follows:-

  1. In the first step, you have to launch the “Norton” antivirus by clicking on the “Norton” icon on your desktop.
  2. In this step, you have to double –click on the “Performance” option and then click on the “Graphs” option to proceed further.
  3. Now, click on the “Optimize option” that is visible in the “Graphs window, at the top of your status graph.

Note:- If you are not able to optimize your boot volume from the Graphs, then you can visit Norton’s official website that goes by URL Norton.com/setup.

Easy to follow steps to optimize your boot volume using Background Tasks window

To optimize your boot volume using the Background Task window are as follows:-

  1. In the first step, you have to launch the “Norton” antivirus by clicking on the “Norton” icon on your desktop.
  2. Click on the “Settings” option that is present in the Norton main window.
  3. In this step, you have to click on the “Administrative” settings that are present in the “Settings” window.
  4. You have to click on the “Configure” window, in the background tasks row.
  5. In the last step, you have to click on the play icon that appears before the Insight Optimizer appears on-screen.

To sum up:-

The above article has discussed the steps to optimize your boot volume using Norton antivirus software. However, if you still have confusions or you are unable to perform optimization with the steps that are mentioned above, then it is recommended to get in touch with the Norton Customer support assistant via Norton’s official website that goes by the URL norton.com/setup.

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