How to view or fix the threats detected by Norton Security?

When talking about the powerful antivirus protection that scans at a regular interval as well as multi-layer protection, no one can compete with Norton Antivirus. It gets compatible with almost all the devices and supports all the platforms. Norton Security is one among the many Norton products and is a part of Symantec Company.

Norton Security

In times of risk detected Norton removes the threats and quarantines. And in some cases, Norton setup requires the attention to manually resolve the detected security risk. In case you receive a Threats Detected alert or a Security Risks alert, follow the steps in the alert to fix the issues-

  • Viewing the risks that were automatically resolved during the scan

Look out for the steps to view the risks automatically while resolving during the scan are-

  1. Visit the Norton main window.
  2. Visit Norton.com/Setup link
  3. Double-click on the option ‘Security’.
  4. Click on the option ‘History’
  5. In the ‘Security History’ window, followed by ‘Show’ drop-down list.
  6. Select the option ‘Resolved Security risks’
  7. Click any ‘risk’ in the list
  8. Click on ‘Details’ pane.
  9. View the action that was taken.
  • Fixing the unresolved risks detected during the scan

In most of the cases, Norton setup doesn’t automatically resolve the risk but it is recommended that an action is needed to resolve the issue.

Check out the steps to fix the unresolved risks detected during the scan-

  1. In the Norton main window.
  2. Double-click on the option ‘Security’.
  3. Click on the option ‘History’.
  4. In the ‘Security History’ window, followed by ‘Show’ drop-down list.
  5. Click on the option ‘Unresolved Security risks’.
  6. Select the risk in the list, if there are unresolved risks displayed.
  7. Follow the recommended action in the ‘Details’ pane.
  • Run Norton Power Eraser, if you can’t fix an unresolved risk

If you think that your system is infected then run Norton setup Power Eraser. It is a powerful malware removal tool that eliminates the security risks that are difficult to remove.

Check out the steps to run Norton Power Eraser-

  1. In the Norton main window, click the option ‘Security’
  2. Select the option ‘Scans’.
  3. In the ‘Scans’ window, click on the option ‘Norton Power Eraser’.
  4. Select the ‘Go’ option.

Note- Norton Power Eraser is an aggressive malware removal tool. Sometimes, it may remove the legitimate files along with the malware, so you need to review the scan results before deleting any file.

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