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Norton Ghost


Norton Ghost is a software program developed by Norton. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 402.15 MB (421,686,751 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of Norton Ghost come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 402.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Ghost

  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • install.exe
  • lua5.1.dll
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Norton Ghost?

Quickly and completely remove Norton Ghost 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 Ghost 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 Ghost, 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 Ghost.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Belgium 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  Hungary 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 75.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
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