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VersionDistribution 43.20% 24.80% 32.00%

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Norton Internet Security Online


Norton Internet Security Online is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 93 files and is usually about 257.42 MB (269,929,432 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Norton Internet Security Online come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\7190B588\\InstStub.exe" /X /ARP
Estimated size: 257.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Internet Security Online

  • 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
  • cclib.dll - Symantec Library
  • ccscanw.dll - Symantec Scan Engine
  • ccsebind.dll - Submission Engine Connection Library
  • ccset.dll - Symantec Settings Manager Engine
  • ccsubeng.dll - Submission Engine
  • ccsvc.dll - Symantec ccService Engine
  • AutoDetect.exe - Symantec Shared Components (Autodetect Application)
  • bueng.dll - Backup.com Online Backup (Backup Engine Win32)
  • asdcacl.dll - Norton Security (AntiSpam Delta Custom Action Client)
  • asengine.dll - AntiSpam Engine
  • ashelper.dll - AntiSpam Helper
  • asoelnch.exe - AntiSpam OE Hook Launcher
  • avpapp32.dll - Norton Security Antivirus Product Application Module
  • avpsvc32.dll - Norton Security Antivirus Product Service Module
  • avscanui.dll - Norton Security Scan UI
  • avscntsk.dll - Norton Security avScnTsk Module
  • muis.dll - Shortcut MUI Resource
  • bhclient.dll - BHClient (BASH Client)
  • bhsvcplg.dll - BHSvcPlg (BASH Service Plugin)
  • appstate.dll - Norton (Norton Metro App State)
  • arestore.exe - Backup (Norton Security with Backup Portble Restore Utility)
  • bucomm.dll - Backup Common
  • bufscsdk.dll - Backup FScsdk
  • buih.exe - Backup Install Helper
  • buiopart.dll - Backup IO AutoChunker
  • bumc.dll - Backup MC
  • buprov.dll - Backup Providers
  • bushell.dll - Backup Shell
  • busvc.dll - Backup Service
  • buui.dll - Backup UI
  • buuiplg.dll - Backup UI Plugin
  • buvss.exe - Backup Volume Shadow Support
  • buvssvst.dll - Backup Volume Shadow Support For Vista
  • buvssxp.dll - Backup Volume Shadow Support For XP
  • bhca.exe - BHCA (BASH Custom Action)

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}.

How do I remove Norton Internet Security Online?

Quickly and completely remove Norton Internet Security Online 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 Internet Security Online 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 Internet Security Online, 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 Internet Security Online.

Win 8 58%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.40%
Windows 7 31.20%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Windows XP 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 35.20%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 10.40%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 7.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.03%
  Norway 25.81%
  Germany 8.39%
  Belgium 7.10%
  Israel 3.87%
  Romania 1.94%
  United Arab Emirates 0.65%
  Canada 0.65%
  France 0.65%
  Croatia 0.65%
  Japan 0.65%
  Sri Lanka 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Acer 16.00%
ASUS 14.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Lenovo 5.33%
MSI 2.67%
Apple 1.33%
Alienware 1.33%
Common models
powerspec B325 2.73%
Dell Inspiron One 2305 1.82%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.82%
Dell Studio 1749 1.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.82%

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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