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Should I remove Symantec AntiVirus Win64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,729
United States Rank #17,375
Reach 0.0073%

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.2.4000.4 12.62%
10.2.3000.3 1.94%
10.2.2000.2 8.74%
10.2.1000.1 7.77%
10.2.322.0 0.97%
10.2.298.0 55.34%
10.2.224.0 2.91%
10.2.199.0 5.83%
10.1.8000.8 0.97%
10.0.857.0 0.97%
10.0.359.0 1.94%

Other programs by Symantec

Symantec AntiVirus Win64

What is Symantec AntiVirus Win64?

Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition was the previous offering from Symantec in this market. Symantec Endpoint Protection, developed by Symantec Corporation, is an antivirus and personal firewall product leveled at centrally managed corporate environments security for servers and workstations.

Overview

The most used version is 10.2.298.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is SavUI.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 11.2 MB (11,741,741 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A8D232A5-667B-44C5-AF79-BDFADBFD013B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec AntiVirus Win64

Program executable:SavUI.exe
Name:Symantec AntiVirus
Path:C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavUI.exe
MD5:dfe024ac7a7dabd14c59137945f76587
Additional files:
  • Navap32.dll - Symantec AntiVirus AutoProtect (AutoProtect DLL)
  • SavRT32.dll
  • DefUtDCD.dll - Symantec Definition Utilities
  • DefUtDCS.dll
  • qscomm32.dll - Symantec Central Quarantine (Quarantine Server Communications Module)
  • QsInfo.dll - Quarantine Server Information Module
  • qspak32.dll - Quarantine Server Package Module
  • Cliproxy.dll - Symantec AntiVirus
  • Cliscan.dll
  • ControlAP.exe
  • DefFileChanges.dll
  • DefWatch.exe - Virus Definition Daemon
  • DoScan.exe
  • DWHWizrd.exe
  • dwLdPntScan.dll
  • I2ldvp3.dll
  • LDVPREG.exe
  • LuaWrap.exe - LuaWrap Module
  • LuHstEdt.dll
  • NAVLU.dll
  • NAVNTUTL.DLL
  • nlnhook.exe
  • nnewdefs.dll
  • notesext.dll
  • Rtvscan.exe
  • RtvStart.exe
  • SavUI.exe
  • SCANDLVR.DLL
  • SCANDRES.DLL
  • VPC32.exe
  • VPDN_LU.exe
  • vpmsece4.dll
  • VPTray.exe
  • WSCSAvNotifier.exe
  • SDPCK32I.dll - Scan and Deliver (SDPACK)
  • SDSNAPSX.dll - System Snapshot Generator
  • Rec2.dll - File Decomposer (File Decomposer Component)
  • nLNVP.dll - symantec nLNVP (nLNVP)
  • NAVAPI32.DLL - NAVAPI (Symantec AntiVirus Engine API)
  • SMSTR32I.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VPC32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5485C0B-CF40-450D-89FA-A241C9BA76C1}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • Rtvscan.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec AntiVirus' (Symantec AntiVirus) "Provides real-time virus scanning, reporting, and management functionality for Symantec AntiVirus.".
  • DefWatch.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher' (DefWatch) "Monitors and maintains virus definitions.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VPTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'vptray' which loads as C:\Program Files2\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Rtvscan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe'.

How do I remove Symantec AntiVirus Win64?

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Or, you can uninstall Symantec AntiVirus Win64 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 Symantec AntiVirus Win64, 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 Symantec AntiVirus Win64.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.47%
Windows Vista 8.74%
Windows 8 5.83%
Windows Server 2003 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.45%
Windows 7 Professional 17.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.77%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.88%
Windows 7 Professional N 1.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.38%
  Canada 5.67%
  Australia 2.84%
  Israel 2.13%
  Argentina 2.13%
  United Kingdom 2.13%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Hong Kong 1.42%
  Lebanon 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  France 0.71%
  Philippines 0.71%
  Ireland 0.71%
  Austria 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.53%
Dell 31.58%
Acer 9.21%
Toshiba 6.58%
ASUS 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
GIGABYTE 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Samsung 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-A8... 2.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.13%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.13%
ASUSTeK K52Je 2.13%

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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