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Is your computer infected with Scareware or rogueware or Scamware which tricks users to buy their anti-virus or security products by showing false warnings and these products makes your system unstable and shows scary warnings which user may never dreamt of, Norton Power Eraser  portable tool from Symantec identifies and removes these Scareware from your Computer.

Norton Power Eraser

Users to need to use Norton Power Eraser tool only as a last-resort, suppose you tried everything with anti-virus, anti-spyware and Internet security suit installed in your Computer of course Norton product installed in your System doesn’t help you  either , then you can use Norton Power Eraser portable tool released by Symantec.

Norton Power Eraser Tool uses very aggressive technologies than Norton product so it can  show  some  false positives like it flags legitimate applications as Scareware.User must carefully review scan results before proceeding to remove files.

Using Norton Power Eraser

Since Norton Power Eraser(NPE) tool being portable makes it easy for user to run on infected system from USB drive. Just run the tool , from NPE user interface you can click Scan which show options to System Scan or Directory Scan.

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After option chosen by user NPE scans and shows infected items found in your Computer, all will last for 5 minutes or more depends on number of files to scan.In my system it flagged legitimate applications like VLC ,  SpyShelter Personal and other as Scareware. So be aware and not to remove legitimate applications.

Norton Power Eraser Removal results

After reviewing scan results click Fix button NPE will create system restore point for your Computer and restarts your system.After restarting Windows it will show removed files results click Done or you can submit feedback to Norton how NPE performed against Scareware.

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You can restore removed files by clicking Review button found on NPE user interface.Norton Power Eraser is free and portable tool .

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