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Power Eraser error code 0x80045001 Windows 10
This error message, 0x80045001, occurs every time the computer starts up.
The solution has 3 steps. Ensure you are logged in with a user account that has administrator privileges.
1) Stop the Norton Power Eraser service. In Windows 10 look in Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services. Look for the service named "NPEService". If it is running, stop it.
2) Using File Explorer, locate the boot drive for your computer. In most cases it is the C: drive. Locate the directory C:\NPE and delete the folder.
3) Using File Explorer, locate the directory C:\programdata\Norton\NPE. Delete this directory.
Restart your computer and the error message does not appear.
This is the solution to thread https://community.norton.com/en/forums/power-eraser-error-code-0x80045001 and the solution was contained in thread https://community.norton.com/en/forums/norton-power-eraser-asking-login-... but it indicates the Accepted Solution but that does not include step 3.