A bare computer is very much vulnerable to various kinds of threats prevailing in the cyber world. Though many of the software programs exist in the market but still majority of them fail to do their job. Though most of them do remove the infections from the computer but on a more shallow level, meaning it is very uncommon to resist eradication for a few bugs. After the system is restarted again the viruses or malware come into action. Norton Power eraser is a very efficient to when it comes on eliminating the malicious programs from the system permanently. The file size of the installer is somewhere around 2.82 megabytes. This application is a freeware. Windows XP/Vista/7; any of these operating system provide comfortable support to Norton Power eraser.
This tool basically targets the stubborn files and removes them. At times critical system files might also get deleted, so special care should be taken while handling the deletion operation. The interface of Norton Power eraser has a very easy-to- understand interface. There are large buttons showing the options to scan, history and settings. There are various functionalities such as Multi-Boot check, rootkit scan, log settings etc. All actions performed or detections made are recorded in a log book, as the information is helpful for those who have the knowledge and wisdom to understand what went wrong in the system.
The files which are the infected ones are deleted majority of the time from the system without harming the system. There are various kinds of problems related to spiteful programs which are fixable only by Norton Power eraser. The working of this software tool is as follows; for carrying a rootkit scan it reboots the system, if two suspicious files are found then there details are checked. If the files does not pose major threat to the security of the data present in the system then they are not removed. Rather both the files are flagged and then restored back in the system. Norton Power eraser also recommends creating a System Restore Point before starting the cleaning process.