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Should I remove Norton 360 Premier Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,571
United States Rank #2,639
Reach 0.1804%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.82 days
791.23 days >
Average installed length: 415.73 days


VersionDistribution 2.69% 11.34% 51.78% 6.56% 7.75% 2.21% 0.47% 0.16% 0.12% 9.45% 0.36% 0.08% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 4.62% 0.12% 0.20% 0.32% 0.12% 0.63% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 0.63% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04%

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Norton 360 Premier Edition

What is Norton 360 Premier Edition?

Norton 360, developed by Symantec, is marketed as an "all-in-one" computer security suite. The package includes an antivirus, a personal firewall, a phishing protection program and a backup program. What distinguishes this suite from Norton Internet Security is the inclusion of file backup and PC maintenance capabilities. The Premier Edition has all the functions of the standard edition, with the difference that it comes with 25 GB of online storage versus 2 GB which is included with the standard edition.

About  (from Symantec)

Our ultimate protection for your PC - includes everything from Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security with 25 GB of secured online storage. Our 5 patented layers of protection detect and eliminate threats more quickly and accurately than other technologies. Stays ahead of, detects and eliminates threats that hav...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is NTR2012.exe. The software installer includes 135 files and is usually about 141.33 MB (148,190,743 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton 360
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\N360\562C4DD5\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
Estimated size: 141.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton 360 Premier Edition

Program executable:NTR2012.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Norton 360 Premier Edition\NTR2012.exe
Additional files:
  • appmgr32.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec Application Core Manager)
  • avexclu.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Exclusion Manager
  • avifc.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Interface
  • avmail.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Email Filter
  • avmodule.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Module
  • ccalert.dll - Symantec Alert and Notification
  • ccemlpxy.dll - Symantec Email Proxy
  • ccerrdsp.dll - Symantec Error Display
  • ccgevt.dll - Symantec ccGenericEvent Engine
  • ccglog.dll - Symantec ccGenericLog Engine
  • ccipc.dll - Symantec ccIPC Engine
  • ccjobmgr.dll - Symantec ccJobMgr Engine
  • ccl100u.dll - Symantec Library
  • ccl110u.dll
  • ccl120u.dll
  • ccl90u.dll
  • ccscanw.dll - Symantec Scan Engine
  • ccsebind.dll - Submission Engine Connection Library
  • ccset.dll - Symantec Settings Manager Engine
  • ccseupdt.exe - Submission Engine Update Module
  • ccsubeng.dll - Submission Engine
  • ccsvc.dll - Symantec ccService Engine
  • ccsvchst.exe - Symantec Service Framework
  • 2011ProdInfo.dll - Symantec Shared Components (Autodetect Application)
  • AutoDetect.exe
  • cltlmh.exe - Symantec Shared Component
  • cltrt.exe
  • asdcacl.dll - Symantec Shared Component (AntiSpam Delta Custom Action Client)
  • asengine.dll - AntiSpam Engine
  • ashelper.dll - AntiSpam Helper
  • asoehook.dll - AntiSpam OE Hook
  • asoelnch.exe - AntiSpam OE Hook Launcher
  • avpapp32.dll - Symantec Shared Component Antivirus Product Application Module
  • avpsvc32.dll - Symantec Shared Component Antivirus Product Service Module
  • avscanui.dll - Symantec Shared Component Scan UI
  • avscntsk.dll - Symantec Shared Component avScnTsk Module
  • CASLog.dll - Consolidated AntiSpam Message Center Plug-in
  • instca.exe - Install Custom Action
  • mcui32.exe - Symantec Security History Launcher
  • muis.dll - Shortcut MUI Resource
  • navw32.exe - Symantec Shared Component Scanner Module
  • navwnt.exe - Symantec Shared Component Scanner Stub
  • symdgnhc.exe - Symantec Security Drivers (Firewall Diagnostic NDF Helper)
  • symerr.exe - Symantec Error Reporting
  • symimins.exe - SymIM Install Custom Action Executable
  • wfpunins.exe - WFP Uninstall Custom Action Executable
  • wscstub.exe - WSCStub
  • sevinst.exe - Symantec Core Technology (Symantec Symevent Installer)
  • uistub.exe - Norton Protection Center (Norton Protection Center UI Stub)
  • nuexstub.exe - Symantec NUEx Component (Norton User Experience)
  • coinst.exe - Norton Identity Safe (coCustomAction)
  • acctmgr.dll - Norton Confidential (AcctMgr)
  • arestore.exe - Backup Component (Norton 360 Portble Restore Utility)
  • bucomm.dll - Backup Common
  • budatacl.dll - Backup DataCL
  • buih.exe - Backup Install Helper
  • buiopart.dll - Backup Component IO AutoChunker
  • bumc.dll - Backup MC
  • buprov.dll - Backup Providers
  • bushell.dll - Backup Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • buShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BUContextMenu' with a class of {F7CAA2A1-67A2-44BB-B20F-202FD8EB1DAB}.
Scheduled Task
  • symerr.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Norton Error Processor' (runs daily at 10:51 PM).
  • ccsvchst.exe runs as a service named 'Norton AntiVirus.' (NAV) "Norton AntiVirus".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ccsvchst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\ccsvchst.exe'.
Network connections
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • Plus 4 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0046398889%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00250308%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00213680%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,023,135
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.8 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:331.21 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Norton 360 Premier Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Norton 360 Premier Edition from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Norton 360 Premier Edition 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 Norton 360 Premier Edition, 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 Norton 360 Premier Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.87%
Windows 8 21.22%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Windows XP 5.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.49%
Windows 8 7.66%
Windows 7 Professional 7.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.87%
  Australia 7.68%
  Canada 6.76%
  Germany 2.85%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Belgium 1.38%
  New Zealand 1.29%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Brazil 0.98%
  Japan 0.95%
  Italy 0.92%
  Taiwan 0.64%
  Spain 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.68%
Dell 20.82%
Acer 11.65%
Toshiba 10.98%
ASUS 6.94%
Samsung 3.50%
Intel 1.45%
Lenovo 1.21%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.74%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.33%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.19%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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