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VersionDistribution 25.00% 75.00%

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Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation

What is Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation?  (from Symantec)

Norton AntiVirus Online defends your PC against viruses, spyware, bots, worms and more without slowing you down.


Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 54.86 MB (57,527,129 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 78% of users of Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: qwest.centurylink.com/internethelp/security-norton.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymSetup\{830D8CBD-C668-49e2-A969-C2C2106332E0}_14_2_0_29\{830D8CBD-C668-49e2-A969-C2C2106332E0}.exe" /
Estimated size: 54.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation

  • DefUDply.dll - Symantec DefUtils Deployment DLL (Symantec DefUtils Deployment DLL Module)
  • fwAlert.dll - Symantec Shared Component (Firewall Alert)
  • fwAlRes.dll - Firewall Alert Resource
  • fwEvent.dll - Firewall Event
  • fwMCPlug.dll - Firewall Message Center Plug-in
  • fwPlugin.dll - Firewall Agent Plug-in
  • IDSUI.dll - IDS UI
  • IMCfg.dll - Symantec IM Configuration
  • isAbout.dll - isAbout
  • isBTPlg.dll - IS BT Plugin
  • ISBTPlgS.dll
  • isCfgCmp.dll - CfgWzCmp
  • isCfgXml.dll - isCfgPlg Resources
  • ISDataCl.dll - IS Data Cl
  • ISDataSv.dll - IS Data Service
  • isError.dll - isError
  • ISLAlert.dll - ISLAlert DLL
  • ISPrdCtl.dll - IS Product Controller
  • ISProd.dll - ISProd
  • isPwd.dll - Password Manager
  • isPwdSvc.exe - Password Validation
  • isRes.dll - Firewall Shared Localization
  • isUAC.exe - isUAC
  • ISWrkSv.dll - IS Worker Service
  • MCPlgRes.dll - Firewall Message Center Plug-in Resources
  • SetEvtHp.dll - Settings Event Helper
  • isStatus.dll - Norton Protection Center (Norton Protection Center NIS Status Plugin)
  • AVPAPP32.dll - Norton AntiVirus (Norton AntiVirus Antivirus Product Application Module)
  • AVPSVC32.dll - Norton AntiVirus Antivirus Product Service Module
  • avScanUI.dll - Norton AntiVirus Scan UI
  • avScnTsk.dll - Norton AntiVirus avScnTsk Module
  • AVSubmit.dll - Norton AntiVirus AnitVirus Submission Module
  • CfgWzRes.dll - Norton AntiVirus Information Wizard
  • CLTVault.dll - Norton AntiVirus Shared Component
  • DefAlert.dll - Norton AntiVirus DefAlert
  • IWPLog.dll - Norton AntiVirus IWPLog
  • NAVCfgWz.dll
  • NAVError.dll - Norton AntiVirus NAVError Module
  • NAVEvent.dll - Norton AntiVirus Events
  • NAVLogV.dll - Norton AntiVirus NAVLogV
  • NAVLUCBK.dll - Norton AntiVirus LiveUpdate Callback
  • NAVOpts.dll - Norton AntiVirus NAVOptions Module
  • navprod.dll - Norton AntiVirus NAVProd
  • NavShcom.exe - Norton AntiVirus Shell Extension Helper Module
  • NavShcPS.dll
  • NavShExt.dll - Norton AntiVirus Shell Extension Module
  • NAVStub.exe - Norton AntiVirus NAVOptionsStub Module
  • NAVTskWz.dll - Norton AntiVirus Task Wizard
  • NAVUIHTM.dll - Norton AntiVirus HTML Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • NavShExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu' with a class of {FAD61B3D-699D-49B2-BE16-7F82CB4C59CA}.
  • isPwdSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec IS Password Validation' (ISPwdSvc) "User account management service".

How do I remove Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation?

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Or, you can uninstall Norton AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation 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 AntiVirus Online (Symantec Corporation), 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 AntiVirus Online Symantec Corporation.

Win Vista (SP2) 75%
Win XP 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 75.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Israel 11.11%
  United Arab Emirates 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 25.00%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 25.00%
Acer Aspire E380 25.00%

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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