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Run an Unwanted Application scan in Norton Power Eraser

Norton Power Eraser provides an unwanted application scan option to scan your computer for potentially unwanted programs (PUP) and potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

Download and run Norton Power Eraser - Unwanted Application scan

  1. Download Norton Power Eraser.

  2. Do one of the following depending on your browser:

    • For Internet Explorer: Click Run.

    • For Firefox or Safari: On the top-right corner of the browser, click the Download option to view the downloaded files, and click the file that you downloaded.

    • For Chrome: On the bottom-left corner, click the file that you downloaded.

  3. If the User Account Control window prompts, click Yes or Continue.

  4. Read the license agreement, and click Accept.

  5. In the Norton Power Eraser window, click the Unwanted Application Scan icon.

  6. When Norton Power Eraser completes the scan, the results are displayed in the Unwanted Apps Scan Complete window.

    If there are no unwanted applications detected on your computer, the message "No Risks Found" is displayed. Click Back.

  7. If unwanted applications are detected, then in the Unwanted Apps Scan Complete window, next to the unwanted application or toolbar, click Uninstall.

  8. Follow the on-screen instructions.

  9. When the uninstall completes, restart the computer.

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DOCID: v113338950
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 02/06/2020