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Should I remove Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,220
United States Rank #40,911
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 583.62 days
1121.58 days >
Average installed length: 589.31 days

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Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows

What is Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows?  (from Symantec)

Norton Utilities 2002 optimizes your PC's performance and solves computer problems easily. You can organize your hard drive files efficiently for faster access and greater stability with SpeedDisk, while Norton Disk Doctor safeguards the integrity of your drive by detecting and repairing disk problems. Norton WinDoctor...  Read more


Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows is a program developed by Symantec. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 12.4 MB (13,006,521 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7. While about 63% of users of Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NORTON.EXE
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\IsUn0407.exe -f"C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\_ISNU.DLL"
Estimated size: 12.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows

  • ACTEXT.DLL - Norton Utilities for Windows (Norton Shared Component)
  • ALARM.DLL - System Doctor Alarm Component
  • COFRGTST.DLL - Rescue and Testing Object
  • CSH.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - What's This? Help Composer (User RunTime Communication DLL)
  • DDENGSC.DLL - Norton CrashGuard Deluxe (Hard Drive Integrity Scan)
  • N32DLIST.DLL - Drive List
  • NDD32.EXE
  • NDDENG.DLL - Norton Disk Doctor
  • NORTON.EXE - Norton Integrator Stub
  • NPComSvr.DLL
  • NPROTECT.EXE - Norton Utilities (Norton Protection Status)
  • NUFONT.DLL - Norton Font
  • NULIVE.DLL - Live Update Integration Module
  • REGWDOC.EXE - Norton WinDoc Registrar
  • RNAPH.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (Dial-Up Networking Phonebook utilities)
  • S32DMAPL.DLL - Symantec Drive Map Library
  • S32FATL.DLL - Symantec Core Technology (Symantec Utility API Library)
  • S32GUIL.DLL - Symantec Custom Control Library
  • S32KRNLL.DLL - Symantec Kernel API Library
  • S32MAILL.DLL - Symantec Mail API Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NPROTECT.EXE runs as a service named 'Norton Unerase Protection' (NProtectService).

How do I remove Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove Norton Utilities 2002 for Windows 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 Utilities 2002 for Windows 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 Utilities 2002 for Windows, 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 Utilities 2002 for Windows.

Win XP 91%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.30%
Windows 7 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%
  BB 2.50%
  BG 2.50%
  Germany 2.50%
  DK 2.50%
  Hungary 2.50%
  Jamaica 2.50%
  Russia 2.50%
  Taiwan 2.50%
  UA 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 27.27%
Compaq 13.64%
Toshiba 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Gateway 4.55%
Dell 4.55%
NEC 4.55%
MSI 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
Common models
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2C 11.76%
HP Compaq dc7600 Small Fo... 11.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite E205 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A20 5.88%
Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H 5.88%
Gigabyte EP45C-DS3R 5.88%

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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