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Norton Bootable Recovery Tool

Norton Bootable Recovery Tool scans and removes viruses, spyware, and other security risks. You can run Norton Bootable Recovery Tool only from a DVD or a USB drive, if you experience any of the following:

  • You cannot start your computer.

  • You cannot install your Norton product.

  • You cannot run the Norton product that is already installed on your computer.

Norton Bootable Recovery Tool is not a replacement for real-time protection from viruses and security risks. To protect your computer from future infections, install Norton Security or continue using the Norton product that you already purchased.

Norton Bootable Recovery Tool detects and resolves the following security threats:


Programs or documents that infect another program or that attach themselves to that medium. Most viruses replicate, many also do damage.

Trojan horses

Programs that contain malicious code that is disguised as or hiding in something benign, such as a game or utility.

Hacking tools

Tools that are used by a cybercriminal to gain unauthorized access to your computer. For example, a keystroke logger tool that records your keystrokes and sends information that you type back to the cybercriminal.


Programs that scan systems or monitor activity and relay the information to other computers.


Programs that deliver advertising by using another program's interface.


Programs that track system activity or user habits and that relay this information to third-parties. The information that is gathered is either personal or confidential. Trackware programs are installed with the user's consent and may be packaged as part of other software that the user installs.


Programs that restrict access to your computer and demand that you pay money to get back access.

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DOCID: v45285481
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/06/2023