How to do a Norton Boot Scan?

How to do a Boot Scan With Norton?

To run a Norton Boot Scan scan using the antivirus software, perform the instructions given below.

  • If your computer is turned On, then restart it to begin the boot scan process.
  • Press the F8 key on your system’s keyboard while the computer goes through a boot-up process.
  • Once the Boot menu appears on the computer screen, release the F8 button and select the Safe Mode from the menu list.
  • Press the Enter key on your system control panel.
  • Enter the administrator credentials for login and navigate to the Norton software icon.
  • Double-click the Norton icon to launch it. Now the antivirus goes through a scan process.
  • Once it is done, the detected files will be displayed on the Windows screen.
  • Click the Repair button if you find any defective file.

How do i Run a Boot-Time Scan In Norton?

To run a boot-time scan in Norton, perform the guided instructions given below.

  • Open the Norton software on your computer.
  • Click Security Scans Scans & Tasks Custom Scan.
  • Click the Go button to start the Scan process.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the specific scan operation and click the Finish button on the Results Summary screen.
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How do I Update Norton Boot Recovery Antivirus?

The Norton Boot Scan recovery antivirus is automatically downloaded, and the updates are also done automatically from the symantec servers using new virus definitions at the time you begin the scanning process and after connecting it to the Internet. This can help you with securing the computer against new virus threats.

How to Run The Boot Time Scan With Norton Security?

  • First, configure boot-time protection.
  • Start Norton, and the My Norton window will appear and then tap OK.
  • Next, click Settings in the Norton main window.
  • Then, tap Antivirus in the settings window.
  • From the Boot Time Protection row in the Automatic Protection section, select one of Aggressive, Normal and Off options.
  • The Aggressive option provides a high-security level as your computer turns on.
  • The Normal option gives regular security once the computer is powered on.
  • The Off option will disable the Boot Time Protection when the computer is started.
  • Then, click Apply followed by the Close option.
  • Again, start Norton, and the My Norton Antivirus window is displayed. Click Open.
  • Now, double-click the Security option under the main window and then click the Scan option.
  • Choose the Quick Scan, Full System scan, or Custom scan option, and click Go.
  • Select the Folder and locate the files and data that you require.
  • In the Result Summary window, tap Finish.

How to Boot Norton Rescue?

  • Launch the manufacturer website and click the Download Now button.
  • Click Save or Save file.
  • Now, go to the location where the file is saved and double-click the file NBRT-Retail-Downloader.
  • To proceed, click Run when it is asked.
  • Complete the installation process, and click Agree & Install.
  • On the prompt screen, make sure to click Finish.
  • Now, select the Create on CD/DVD media.
  • Choose the disc drive and click Add in case the computer needs a separate Norton Boot Scan driver on the disc.
  • Make sure to search and select the files separately.
  • Ensure that an empty disc is inserted into the drive and then click Next.
  • The files will automatically burn to the disc and then click Done.
  • Remove the disc from the system and make sure to Exit the program.

How to delete Norton Antivirus backup files?

Here are the guidelines to delete Norton Antivirus backup files on local storage devices such as hard disks, USB drives, and so on.

  • Launch the Norton product on your computer and view the dashboard icons.
  • Double-click the Backup icon on the bottom and then choose Backup Sets.
  • Navigate to the Summary tab and click it. Click the Backup Set Name drop-down button and select the appropriate backup set from the list.
  • Go to the ‘Things You Can Do’ section on the right-hand side of the screen and click ’Delete backup set.’
  • Click the Delete backup set or Delete backup set & files radio button, and then click Yes. 
  • Wait until the backup set is deleted completely. Now, go to the web address on your computer’s web browser and then enter your Norton credentials to log into it.
  • Click the File Actions button when on the My Devices tab and choose Purge Files. Browse for the backup files on the computer that need to be deleted and then click Purge Now. Click OK.

How to Remove Norton 360 Backup Files?

Sometimes, the backups created by the Norton 360 user take up a lot of storage space on the computer preventing new applications from being installed and the installed applications from working correctly. In these situations, the user needs to delete the Norton 360 backup files. Here are the guidelines to delete the Norton 360 backup files on your computer.

  • Launch Norton 360 on your computer and wait until the dashboard loads.
  • Open the Backup option by double-clicking the Backup button and then click the Summary tab.
  • Locate the Backup Set Name drop-down button and click it. Choose the backup set to be deleted.
  • Navigate to the right-hand side of the program’s screen and click the Delete Backup Set button. Click OK.
  • Repeat this Norton Boot Scan procedure for deleting all but one backup set. When there is only one backup set remaining, create a new backup set, and then delete the old backup set. Now, the storage issue caused by Norton 360 backup files should be resolved.

How to Stop Norton Security Suite From Deleting a File?

To stop the Norton Security Suite software from deleting a file, follow the steps given below.

  • You need to remove your files to be scanned by the Norton Security Suite software.
  • First, create a new folder and add then your files which you do not want to be scanned using the Norton Security Suite software.
  • Launch the Norton Security Suite software on your computer and then open the Norton Antivirus Settings window.
  • Select the Scans and Risks tab, click the Configure button next to the ‘Items to Exclude from Scans’ option, and add your folder.
  • Also, select the ‘Items to Exclude from Auto-Protect SONAR and Download intelligence direction’ option and then add your folder by clicking the Configure button next to it.

How to Get Back Files Norton Removed?

Proceed with the following Norton Boot Scan instructions to restore the files removed by the Norton Security software.

  • Launch the Norton Security application on your computer.
  • Select the Security option on the main screen and then click the History option from the list.
  • Now the Security History window displays on the screen.
  • Click the down arrow available next to the Show field, find the Quarantine option by scrolling down, and select it.
  • Click the Restore button under the Recommended Action section on the right panel of the screen.
  • Select the Yes button when the Quarantine Restore window displays on the screen.
  • Wait while the quarantine file restoration is in progress.
  • Once you complete the quarantine file restoration process, click the Close button at the bottom of the screen.

How to Restore Files Deleted By Norton Internet Security?

To recover the deleted files using the Norton Internet Security application, perform the instructions given below.

  • Launch the Norton Internet Security to begin the recovery process.
  • Click the Security tab and choose the History option from the list.
  • Now the Security History window will appear on the screen.
  • Choose the Quarantine option from the Show drop-down menu.
  • Choose the files that you want and click the Recover button.
  • Click the OK button to confirm the restoration process.

How to Exclude a File From Norton Auto-Protect?        

To exclude a file from the Norton Auto-Protect application, read and perform the instructions given below.

  • Double-click on the Norton Antivirus software icon to open it and begin the scan process.
  • Click the Settings option followed by Antivirus.
  • Choose Settings Scans & Risks Exclusion/Low Risks
  • Now, click the plus (+) icon available beside the option that you wish to make changes to.
  • You can set an exclusion for the Norton Boot Scan and the real-time protection features.
  • The real-time protection features contain Auto-Protect, SONAR, & Download Intelligence Detection.
  • If you want to make new exclusion rules for the files or folder, then click the Add Folders or Add Files option.
  • After that, click the OK button.

How to Renew Norton Antivirus? 

  • First, start Norton, and the My Norton window appears. Click Open.
  • Next, in the Norton main window, tap Renew or Activate Now option.
  • Then purchase subscription under the subscription window.
  • Now, click the Buy now or Subscribe Now option after reviewing the purchase on the Norton Antivirus products page.
  • Make sure to sign into the Norton Boot Scan account credentials once you are asked.
  • Type the billing information and make an order.
  • Check the details before making the payment.
  • As soon as you make the payment, the subscription will be activated.

How to Stop Norton Renewal Popups?

  • First, open Norton Boot Scan Antivirus and then click the Support tab.
  • Then, click the Subscription Status link. This will check for the subscription data and will make the update in case if the expiration date is wrong.
  • Now, on the main screen, click the Live Update button.
  • This might ask to restart your computer.
  • Next, go to the Norton Antivirus program and click the Renew button.
  • Then, click the Renew My Subscription option and then select Buy Now.
  • Now, select the Renew button.
  • On the main screen, check for the subscription status.
  • If the renewal pop-up is seen, then check the email for the renewal code.
  • Now, click the Renew button and choose I Have a Code to Enter.
  • Type the renewal code and then tap the Finish button.
  • Launch the Windows Start, activate the Charm menu, and click the Search option. Enter Uninstall in the search field.
  • Now, under the Charms menu, click Settings and then select Uninstall a Program.
  • From the available list, choose Norton Antivirus and then click the Uninstall button.
  • Make sure to select the Remove All User Data or Remove All option.
  • After the uninstallation process, make sure to restart the computer.

How to Cancel Norton Annual Renewal?

  • Here are the guidelines to cancel Norton Boot Scan Annual Renewal on your computer.
  • Sign into your Norton user account and navigate to the My Subscription tab. Click it.
  • Move the Automatic slider from ON to OFF. Click Turn OFF and then go to the Automatic Renewal page.
  • Choose the appropriate renewal cancellation reason from the drop-down list and then click Turn Off.

How to Renew Norton With a Product Key?

Here are the guidelines to renew Antivirus with a product key.

  • Launch the Norton product on your computer and check whether the My Norton window is located beside Device Security. Click Open.
  • Click the Activate Now button if you need to activate the product. Go to the Norton product’s dashboard and click Help. Go to the 'Account Information' section and click the Enter Product Key button.
  • Type the Norton product’s renewal code and check whether it is correct after typing it. Click Next.
  • Now, the Norton product’s license will be renewed.

How to Renew Expired Norton Antivirus?

  • Launch the Norton Boot Scan antivirus and go to the Support tab. It is located on the top of the Norton application’s screen.
  • Click the Subscription Status button and then wait until the program displays the Norton product’s subscription information. This includes the expiration date for the Norton product’s license.
  • If you need to renew the license, go to the Norton product’s main screen, and click Renew Now.
  • Then, choose the Renew button Renew My Subscription Buy Now.
  • Follow the guidelines mentioned on the Norton website and click Renew. Key in the personal information and credit card data.
  • Check your email for the subscription renewal code and then click the Renew button on the Norton application.
  • Click the ‘I have a Key or Code to Enter’ button and key in the Norton Boot Scan product’s renewal code. Click Finish. Now, the Norton product’s renewal code has been renewed.