Norton Power Eraser is malware scanning software distributed by Symantec which uses Norton insight cloud applications to scan the PC. It matches all the programs installed on your device with a trusted item lists and malicious items lists. If your program is in the trusted item lists then it will leave that program on your device. But if any program is measured as bad then the Norton Power Eraser will remove. If there is a program that is not listed on any lists then your Norton Power Eraser will mark it as suspicious. You can use the Norton license until you have the subscription. If your subscription expires then you must Renew Norton with Product key. The power eraser recommends performing the remote scan on the suspicious programs and later all the suspicious program reports will get uploaded on Symantec Servers where it gets measured with viruses and other malicious codes.
Norton power eraser also provides excellent rootkit scanning. The scanning is done after restarting the device to ensure that no viruses and other malware can be left on the computer.
Steps to use Norton Power Eraser:
Open your computer and search for Norton Power Eraser
Go to the official website of Norton and click on download button
Go to the downloads and run the setup
Norton power eraser will take some time
Now open the icon and you will get three buttons on the screen
Click on the setting link
Hit the scan settings
Press the log settings
Click on Network Proxy settings
Now go to the advanced options and click on standard scan. The multi-boot scan will scan your OS and other applications. Now go to the main window and click on the scan for the risks button. Wait until the scan completes and then restart your system. Now all the malicious files get removed from the device.
How to install Norton on your PC?
If you have a Norton account then you can directly use that account for Norton installation. But if you don’t have a Norton account then create a Norton account. After creating Norton account follow the steps given below:
Open your PC and visit Norton website
You will see various plans on the homepage
Select a Norton plan which is compatible to your device
Log in screen will appear on your screen
Now enter your Norton credentials and then you will be redirected to cart. Check your Norton order and then proceed to the billing page. Now enter your credit card or other billing information and purchase the antivirus. The Norton setup will be sent on your registered email address. Go to the setup on your email address and click on it. You will also get a product key and receipt on the email address. If your device has another Norton setup then the new setup will remove it and then it starts the installation process. Now you can easily use all the tools of Norton antivirus including the Norton power eraser. When you purchase your Norton plan, you will get the plan for a year. After one year you have to renew Norton to extend the subscription.
How to renew Norton with product key?
When your Norton subscription is about to expire or gets expired; you need a new subscription. You can renew the Norton plan by purchasing the plan online or by using the product key. If you buy a Norton retail plan for Norton renewal then you don’t have to reinstall the Norton setup. You can directly renew the plan with the product key. Here are the steps to renew Norton with product key:
Open your Norton retail box and take out the card
Check the product key on the card
Open your Norton dashboard
Click on My Norton
Go to subscription and click on activate Norton
Choose the Enter product key option
Now type your Norton key on the given column
Press the Activate button
If you are getting Norton stopped working errors then it means you have entered the wrong key. You should always check the key before you press the activate button because if you enter your product key wrong several times then your account may get blocked temporarily. So you have to enter the correct key and then press the activate button. Now, wait until you get the next screen. Confirmation message will appear on your screen. Now go to the subscription page and check whether your Norton plan gets extended for the next year or not. You should always restart your computer after renewing or updating Norton antivirus. Now click on the Norton icon from the screen and click on system scan from the dashboard. Norton antivirus will remove all the malware from your PC and make your computer safe and sound.