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Norman Endpoint Protection

What is Norman Endpoint Protection?  (from Norman ASA)

Award-winning Norman security technology constantly protects laptops, desktops and servers against the latest malware, viruses and spyware. Norman introduces its latest Endpoint Protection with improved database performance, Malware protection for Microsoft Exchange 2010 servers and Intrusion Guard functionality. With ...  Read more


Norman Endpoint Protection is a software program developed by Norman ASA. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named nbrowser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 71% of users of Norman Endpoint Protection come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.norman.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norman\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Norman\Npm\Bin\Delnvc5.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Norman Endpoint Protection

Program executable:nbrowser.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\norman\npm\bin\nbrowser.exe
Additional files:
  • ncm3.dll - Norman Cleaning Module Library
  • nsesvc.exe - Norman Scanner Engine Service
  • evlog.dll - Norman Product Manager (Norman Eventlog Filter)
  • ncl.dll - Norman Scanner Engine (Norman Compression Library legacy DLL layer)
  • ncl_64.dll
  • nse_w32.dll
  • nse_w64.dll
  • nse32.dll - Norman Scanner Engine DLL
  • nse64.dll
  • nvcmflt.dll - Norman Virus Control (NVC MiniFilter interface)
  • sadilib.dll - General Security (SetupAPI Driver Installation library MAG2)
  • delnvc5.exe - Program Manager (DelNVC5)
  • njev_nfo.dll - Njeeves NFO client DLL (x86)
  • Njev_Qtn.dll - NJeeves Quarantine Maintenance DLL (x86)
  • nse.exe - Scanner Engine Loader
  • nvcse.dll - On-demand Scanner Shell Extension (x64)
  • zlh_nse.dll - Product Manager (ZLH plugin)
  • zlh_nvc.dll
  • zlh_qtn.dll
  • cclaw.exe - Virus Control (CClaw)
  • ndlg.dll - Ndlg
  • nfshook.dll - NVC OnAccess interface dll
  • nvcc.exe - NVC Manual Scanner component
  • nvcioctl.dll - NVC OnAccess dll
  • nvcoa.exe - NVC OnAccess component
  • nvcoas.exe - NVC OnAccess virus scanner
  • nvcod.exe
  • nqtn.dll - Quarantine (Quarantine Library (x86))
  • nqtn.exe - Quarantine Handler
  • nqtn_64.dll - Quarantine Library (x64)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • nvcse.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'NVC' with a class of {D5507020-DB45-11d1-A5F0-00600872F78D}.
  • nsesvc.exe runs as a service named 'Norman Scanner Engine Service' (nsesvc).

How do I remove Norman Endpoint Protection?

Quickly and completely remove Norman Endpoint Protection from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Norman Endpoint Protection from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Norman Endpoint Protection, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Norman Endpoint Protection.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Germany 14.29%
  Sweden 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%


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