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Should I remove Norton Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Norton Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation

What is Norton Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation?

Norton Personal Firewall, developed by Symantec, is a discontinued personal firewall with ad blocking, program control and privacy protection capabilities. Norton Personal Firewall program control module is able to allow or deny individual applications access to the Internet. Programs are automatically allowed or denied Internet access by Norton Personal Firewall. It uses a blacklist and a whitelist to determine if the program should be allowed Internet access.

About  (from Symantec)

Norton Personal Firewall is the protection system for the Internet that the computer security company makes available for its users. Nothing more and nothing less than a firewall that integrates perfectly with the antivirus that you use (being even better if it's Norton) to manage a perfect couple that will protect y...  Read more


The primary executable is named alertast.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 10.15 MB (10,639,030 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymSetup\{3BD0196C-6553-460c-A0C4-90D8AE5D60D2}.exe /X
Estimated size: 10.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation

Program executable:alertast.exe
Name:Norton Internet Security
Alert Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\norton personal firewall\alertast.exe
Additional files:
  • actlang.DLL - Symantec Shared Components (Symantec Internal Component)
  • ACDisp.dll - Norton Internet Security (Norton Internet Security Application Control Dispatch)
  • ALEScan.exe - Norton Internet Security Program Scanner
  • ccALE.dll - Norton Internet Security Application Lookup Engine
  • ccFWRuls.dll - Norton Internet Security Firewall Rules Engine
  • ccFWSetg.dll - Norton Internet Security Firewall Settings Engine
  • ccRuleIO.dll
  • CfgWzRes.dll - NIS Configwiz Resource
  • FREPrvcy.dll - FRE Privacy
  • FRERules.dll - FRE Rules
  • FRESettg.dll - FRE Settings
  • fwUI.dll - Norton Internet Security Firewall Configuration Interface
  • HNetCore.dll - Home Networking Wizard Support DLL
  • HNetWiz.exe - Home Network Wizard
  • iamstats.exe - Norton Internet Security Statistics
  • ISLAlert.dll - ISLAlert DLL
  • ISSTE.dll
  • LocWiz.dll - Location Wizard
  • LogExprt.exe - Norton Internet Security Log Exporter
  • NISABOUT.DLL - AboutBox
  • NISAlert.dll - Norton Internet Security Alert
  • NisCfgWz.dll - NIS Configuration Wizard
  • niscmnht.dll - Norton Internet Security niscmnht
  • NisEmail.dll - NIS Email
  • NisEmSvr.exe - NIS Email Server
  • nislcom.dll - NIS License Wrapper
  • NISLUCBK.DLL - UserManager Callback
  • NisLVPlg.dll - NIS LV Plugin
  • nisopts.dll - NIS Options
  • NISPLUG.DLL - Integrator Plugin
  • NISProd.dll - NIS Product Plugin
  • nisres.dll - Resource DLL
  • PProfile.dll - Norton Internet Security Private Profile
  • RLevel.dll - Status Page Helper
  • SNLog.dll - SNLog
  • SymFwAgt.DLL - Norton Internet Security Firewall Agent
  • TLevel.dll - Norton Internet Security TLevel Assessor
  • WrapUM.dll - Norton Internet Security WrapUM
  • FREInteg.dll - Norton AntiSpam (FRE Integrator)

How do I remove Norton Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation?

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  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 Personal Firewall (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 Personal Firewall Symantec Corporation.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  France 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 PU005AV-A... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 061 PS261AA-A... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 061 PS251AA-A... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 061 PN121AA-A... 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1258 12.50%
HPE-500y 12.50%

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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