Guide to fix security threats with Norton antivirus

If you are having access to Norton Security software and say, there is a risk detected on your device then you can easily mitigate it with Norton security. In the detection and removal process, Norton asks your attention to resolve the detected risks. In case, you receive a Threats Detected alert you need to follow some instructions that are discussed in this article.

This article will discuss what all you should consider while detecting and fixing up the vulnerabilities that can interrupt in security concerns with Norton antivirus.

How can you view and resolve risk with Norton Security Scanning?

There are few steps to view and resolve the risk in no time, these steps are as follows:

  1. In the first step, you have to launch the “Norton” program.
  2. Now you have to double click on the “Security” option that is visible in the Norton main window and then click on the “History” option.
  3. You need to select the “Resolved Security Risks” option that is depicted in the “Show-drop” list.
  4. In this step, you have to select a risk, visible in the list and then you can view the action taken from the “Details pane”.

How can you fix the unresolved risks that are detected at the time of scanning?

There are some cases in which Norton does not resolve a risk automatically, whereas it recommends an action to resolve the risk. You can follow the steps mentioned below to fix the unresolved risks with Norton:-

  1. In the first step, you have to launch the “Norton” program.
  2. Now you have to double click on the “Security” option that is visible in the Norton main window and then click on the “History” option.
  3. You need to select the “Unresolved Security Risks” option that is depicted in the “Show-drop” list.
  4. You need to select a risk from the list of unresolved risks.
  5. Now, you have to follow the recommended action visible in the “Details” pane.

Note: – If you are still unable to manage the unresolved risks, then you can run the “Norton Power Eraser” on your device.

How can you run Norton Power Eraser to fix up unresolved risks?

If you think your operating system is infected, then it is better to run “Norton Power Eraser” on your device. It is a powerful malware removal tool that is used to eliminate the security risks that are difficult to be removed. To run the Norton Power Eraser you need to follow the steps mentioned below:-

  1. In the first step, you need to launch the “Norton” application.
  2. You now have to click on the “Security” option and then click on the “Scans” option.
  3. In the “Scans” window, you have to click on the “Norton Power Eraser” option.
  4. Now, click on the “Go” option.

Note:- There are certain files and documents that are deleted and mistaken as having a security risk. You can restore such files.

How can you restore files that are deleted by Norton?

To restore the files from Quarantine, you can follow the steps mentioned below:-

  1. In the first step, you have to click on the “Norton” icon to launch the program.
  2. You now have to click on the “Security” option and then click on the “History” option.
  3. You have to select the “Quarantine” option.
  4. In this step, you have to select the file that you wish to restore.
  5. Click on the options visible on the screen.
  6. The “Threat Detected” window appears on the screen, you have to click on the “Restore & exclude this file” option.
  7. Now, click on the “Yes” option.
  • You need to select the folder in which you want to restore the file and then click on the “OK” option.

Conclusion: The guide to fix security threats with Norton antivirus and its steps has been already discussed in the article above. However, if you encounter any further issues you can get in touch with the Customer Support available online.