How to Disable Norton Setup Pop-Up?

Both Norton antivirus along with Internet security software consists of inbuilt pop up features which warn the users as and when they visit any suspicious or harmful website or download a program which may pose as a security risk to the computer. Even if the website which the computer user is browsing is safe or the program which the user is downloading is safe, the Norton pop-ups will still spear on the computer screen for as long as Norton considers that there is a risk to the computer system. If you find these Norton pop-ups are more annoying than useful, then you can turn them off. Here are the steps to remove Norton Pop-up:-

Step One

Launch Norton in your computer system. Double click on the Norton icon from the system tray of the computer. The Norton icon is usually a dark green or yellow and blue sphere, which is located in the system tray towards the right-hand side of the taskbar placed at the bottom of the system screen. Right-click on the Norton icon. A list of options will appear next to the cursor. Select the Norton Internet Security option. Doing this will open the window of Norton Internet Security.

Step Two

If the Norton Internet Security does not open from the system tray, then open it from the start menu. Click on the Start menu and hover your mouse over “All Programs.” All the programs present in the computer will come up in a list in an alphabetical order. Go to “Norton Internet Security and then click on Norton Internet Security again in order to launch the Norton Internet Security window.

Step Three

Towards the left-hand side of the Norton Internet Security Window, click on Norton AntiSpam in the pane. A list of all available options will get displayed on the screen. Click on the “Status and Settings” options for viewing the AntiSpam settings.

Step Four

Now you will be required to disable “Pop-up Blocking” feature. A green colored tick mark will be present towards the left of the feature, if the feature is enabled. The green checkmark will indicate that it is turned on. To disable this feature, click on Pop-up blocking heading. A small window will pop up on the screen towards the right side of the features. Click on turn Off in the Pop-up Blocking window. The green colored checkmark will change to a yellow colored triangle with an exclamation point icon which will indicate that it is turned off. Doing this will remove the pop-up issue in most versions of Norton.

Step Five

You can now disable Ad Blocking. A few versions of Norton require the users to disable the Ad blocking feature in order to remove the Norton pop-ups. In order to disable this feature, the user has to the Norton Internet Security main screen. Click on status and Settings in the Norton Internet Security window. If there is a green colored checkmark next to Ad blocking then it means that it is enabled. Click on Ad Blocking and a list of options will show up on the screen. Click on Turn Off.

If you are still unable to turn off the Norton pop-ups, call on the Norton support toll-free number and get instant solutions from the Norton support staff.

How to Sign Up for a Free Spotify Account With and Without Facebook?

Spotify is a famous music streaming service which has a big music library that can be streamed through mobile, tablets, computer, etc. This is a paid subscription service, but you can sign up for free and view all its service, music library, etc.

Here is how you can sign up for a free Spotify account:

Before you choose a way to Sign in for a Free Spotify Account, it is always a good step to read Term and Conditions. Click on ‘Hyperlinks’ for each option to read Privacy Policies and T&C of Spotify for it.

Creating a Spotify Account for free by using Facebook

1.    Open any web browser of your computer or Mac.

2.    Go to ‘Spotify Signup’ page. Direct link (https://www.spotify.com/signup/ ) you can use the direct link to land on Spotify’s sign up page.

3.    Now, click on the ‘Play Free’ button.

4.    Click on ‘Sign up with Facebook’ button. On this page, you’ll also have an alternative choice for signup.

Note: If you didn’t want to use your Facebook account or you don’t have a Facebook account then you can jump to below guidelines for signing up without using Facebook.

5.    Enter your ‘Facebook account’s details (Username and password)’.

6.    And then click on ‘Log In’.

Now you’ve successfully signed up on Spotify with your Facebook account. You can now use your new Spotify account in any every version of Spotify either it is the mobile app, desktop app or other.

Creating a Spotify Account for free without Facebook

Instead of Facebook, there is an alternative option for sign up on Spotify. You can use your Gmail, Yahoo, and some other accounts for signing up.

Follow the below instructions for signing up without a Facebook account:

1.    Open any Web browser of your computer or Mac.

2.    Enter ‘www.spotify.com’ into the search bar and then hit ‘Enter’ key.

3.    Now, click on ‘Sign up’ button. It is at the upper right corner of the Spotify homepage.

Direct link (https://www.spotify.com/signup/ ) you can use the direct link to land on Spotify’s sign up page.

4.    On Spotify’s Sign Up page, click on ‘sign up with your email address’ option.

5.    Now ‘Enter your Account detail (Username)’ on the Signing up form.

6.    And then ‘Enter other details’ like Password, Username, Date of Birth, and Gender for your Spotify account.

7.    After that, check the box of ‘I’m not a robot’ and complete the given task.

8.    Click on green hyperlink text ‘Privacy Policy or Spotify’s T&C’ to view and agree with them.

9.    At last click on the long green colour ‘Sign Up’ button. Now you’ve successfully signed up on Spotify with your Facebook account. You can now use your new Spotify account in any version of Spotify either it is the Mobile app, Desktop app or other.

Harry Williams is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.