How To Do A Norton Boot Scan?

Boot Scan On Norton

If you want to run a Norton boot scan, consider the steps that are given below.

Running A Boot Scan With Norton

  • If the computer is turned on, reboot it and begin the scan process.
  • Press the F8 key on your keyboard when the computer runs through the boot-up process.
  • When the Boot menu appears on the computer screen, press the F8 button to go to the Safe mode from the displayed list. Now, hit the Enter key.
  • Type the login credentials to sign in to your Windows computer.
  • Locate the Norton software icon.
  • Double-click on the Norton icon on the system tray.
  • Now, the Norton antivirus software will begin the scanning process.
  • When the scanning process is complete, examine the detected files on the screen.
  • Click on the Repair option and wait until the process is complete.

Running A Boot-Time Scan In Norton

  • Open the Norton application on your computer.
  • Go to the Security section and click Scans.
  • Select the Scans & Tasks option and click Custom Scan.
  • Click on the Go button and begin the scanning process.
  • Continue with on-screen instructions to start the scanning process.

Boot Scan With Norton Security

  • First, set up the boot-time protection.
  • Open the Norton app and go to Settings.
  • Touch Antivirus in the Settings window.
  • Go to the Automatic Protection section and navigate to the Boot Time Protection row.
  • Now, select the preferred option.
  • If you are selecting the Aggressive option, it provides a high level of security.
  • The Normal option starts to provide regular protection for your computer.
  • If you are selecting the Off option, the Boot-time protection will be turned off.
  • To apply the settings you have made, click on the Apply button. You are successfully done a Norton boot scan.
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