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What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #855
United States Rank #257
Reach 0.9330%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.45 days
603.15 days >
Average installed length: 316.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
22.5.5.15 5.49%
22.5.5.14 0.15%
22.5.4.24 3.56%
22.5.2.15 4.49%
21.7.0.11 8.61%
21.6.0.32 15.21%
21.5.0.19 6.46%
21.3.0.12 7.71%
21.2.0.38 5.85%
21.1.0.18 10.43%
20.6.0.27 0.66%
20.5.0.28 0.99%
20.4.0.40 12.22%
20.3.1.22 3.40%
20.2.0.19 7.26%
20.1.0.24 0.68%
6.4.1.14 0.02%
6.4.0.9 1.22%
6.3.0.14 0.02%
6.2.1.5 0.02%
6.0.0.145 0.02%
5.2.2.3 3.83%
5.2.1.3 0.10%
5.2.0.13 0.05%
5.1.0.29 0.07%
5.0.0.125 0.01%
4.4.0.12 1.18%
4.3.0.5 0.03%
4.2.0.12 0.01%
4.0.0.127 0.05%
3.8.3.6 0.20%

Other programs by Symantec

Norton Security Suite

What is Norton Security Suite?  (from Symantec)

Powered by Norton 360 Technology. XFINITY Internet customers can now get the #1 ranked Norton Security Suite at no additional charge. Protects against viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, worms, bots, and rootkits. Blocks browser, OS, and application threats; protects against infected Web sites. Blocks phishing Web sites a...  Read more

Overview

Norton Security Suite is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 21.6.0.32, 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 software installer includes 114 files and is usually about 139.44 MB (146,210,325 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 100% of users of Norton Security Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: xfinity.comcast.net/constantguard/Products/CGPS/norton
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Security Suite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\N360\7190B588\5.2.2.3\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
Estimated size: 139.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Security Suite

  • 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
  • cclib.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
  • 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
  • muis.dll - Shortcut MUI Resource
  • bueng.dll - Backup.com Online Backup (Backup Engine Win32)
  • 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
  • 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
  • asAddrBk.dll - Norton AntiSpam (AntiSpam Address Book Manager)
  • asAdITsk.dll - AntiSpam Address Book Import Task
  • asAuAdIm.dll - AntiSpam Automatic Address Book Importer
  • asBAList.dll - AntiSpam Blocked Allowed List Manager
  • asEngAB.dll - AntiSpam Engine AutoBlock
  • asEngBay.dll - BayEngine
  • ASEngBWL.dll - BWLEngine
  • asEngUR.dll - User Rules
  • asFilter.dll - AntiSpam Email Filter
  • asSetHlp.dll - AntiSpam Settings Helper
  • asUniPlg.dll - AntiSpam Universal Plug-in Helper
  • bhclient.dll - BHClient (BASH Client)

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 Security Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Norton Security Suite 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 Security Suite 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 Security Suite, 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 Security Suite.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#855

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.17%
Windows 8 28.23%
Windows Vista 10.12%
Windows XP 4.47%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.13%
Windows 8.1 13.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.68%
Windows 7 Professional 7.44%
Windows 10 Home 5.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.52%
  Canada 0.07%
  India 0.06%
  United Kingdom 0.04%
  Mexico 0.03%
  Germany 0.03%
  Philippines 0.02%
  Indonesia 0.02%
  Sweden 0.01%
  Poland 0.01%
  Egypt 0.01%
  Brazil 0.01%
  Italy 0.01%
  Peru 0.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.95%
Dell 31.33%
Toshiba 10.81%
Acer 9.54%
ASUS 4.68%
Lenovo 3.15%
GIGABYTE 1.98%
Samsung 1.17%
Intel 0.86%
Gateway 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.21%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.19%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.34%

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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