Eliminates deeply embedded and difficult to remove crimeware that traditional virus scanning doesn’t always detect. If you have become the victim of crimeware that regular virus scans can’t detect, use the Norton Power Eraser to target and eliminate them.
Because the Norton Power Eraser uses aggressive methods to detect these threats, there is a risk that it can select some legitimate programs for removal. You should use this tool very carefully, and only after you have exhausted other options.
With the Norton Power Eraser tool, these threats (and others) are specifically targeted, and thus are effectively detected and removed. Users should use the Norton Power Eraser utility when nothing else will remove an annoying software and they are are willing to accept a higher risk that the scanner may quarantine a legitimate application.