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Configure Norton Power Eraser settings

Norton Power Eraser gives you the option to set up a network proxy, adjust log settings, multi-boot check, and include the Rootkit scan.

Configure Norton Power Eraser settings

  1. Start Norton Power Eraser.

  2. Read the license agreement, and then click Accept.

  3. In the top-right corner, click Settings.

  4. The options for Network Proxy settings, Log settings, Multi-Boot check, and Rootkit scan are displayed.

  5. If your network uses proxy settings to connect to the Internet, click Configure to configure network proxy settings.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • If you are not sure of the proxy settings, select Automatically detect settings.

      If you have an automatic configuration script, select Use automatic configuration script, and then type the script in the URL textbox.

    • If you know the proxy server settings, select Use a proxy server for your HTTP connections, and then type the server address and the port number.

    • If your proxy server requires authentication, select Connecting to my firewall or proxy server requires authorization. Type your user name and password.

  7. When you finish updating Network Proxy settings, click Apply, and then click OK.

  8. If you have more than one operating systems installed on your computer, Norton Power Eraser lets you scan system files and registry files of other operating systems as well. To include other operating systems in scan, select Enable Multi-Boot check.

    If you do not have multiple operating systems installed on your computer, Multi-Boot check option is grayed out.

  9. To configure Log settings, do one of the following:

    • If you want to change the location of the log file, browse and select the new location.

    • If you want to delete the log history, click Delete Log History.

    • If you want to restore the default settings, click Use Default Settings.

    Once you delete the log history, you cannot undo any previous Norton Power Eraser fix sessions.

  10. By default, Norton Power Eraser includes Rootkit scan. If you do not want to include it, uncheck Include Rootkit Scan (requires a computer restart).

    Rootkit scan is performed only on the current operating system and requires a system restart. Rootkit scan does not scan the other inactive operating system even if you enable the Multi-boot check option.

  11. Click Apply, and then click OK.

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DOCID: v70458654_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 12/27/2018