Norton Power Eraser- How to begin an unwanted Application scan in it?

Norton Power Eraser is a specialized tool developed by Norton to make your PC virus free. Accessible via Norton.com/setup, this virus removal tool is easy to download and install on your device. After the successful installation, you can scan all your files, folders, software, and applications merely by running a quick scan. Please note that this tool is compatible only with the Windows PCs.

 

 

You can also run an unwanted application scan in Norton Power Eraser. With this, the security program will look up only for the Potentially Unwanted Program, which is abbreviated as PUP. Additionally, it also checks out Potentially Unwanted Applications. Before you proceed to the steps for running a scan, let’s have a brief overview of what PUP is?

A PUP or Potentially Unwanted Program or Application is a program that gets automatically downloaded when you attempt to download a software or application from any website. This program may include viruses, spyware, and Trojans. Such programs may create security holes and leave your PC vulnerable to the cybercriminals. Now, check out the process to begin the special scan for this program:

  1. Get Norton Power Eraser from the official website of Norton
  2. Once you download the Norton setup, do the following:
    1. Run- In the case of Internet Explorer
    2. Double-click the downloaded setup file- In case of Mozilla Firefox or Safari
    3. Click the downloaded setup file- In the case of Google Chrome
  3. Now, hit Yes or Continue on User Control Window
  4. Go through the license agreement
  5. Hit Accept
  6. You will now see Norton Power Eraser window
  7. In this window, select the Unwanted Application Scan icon
    1. After the scan completes, you can see the results in Unwanted Apps Scan Complete Window
      1. However, if you there is no unwanted applications on your computer then the scan results will display “No Risks Found”
      2. Go Back
    2. On the contrary, if the results displayed any unwanted application then click Uninstall
  8. Now, follow the onscreen instructions to finish un-installation
  9. Restart your device and it’s good to go!

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