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5% remove it95% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
5.1.0.0 100.00%

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Symantec Client Firewall

Overview

Symantec Client Firewall is a program developed by Symantec. 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. The main program executable is iamapp.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 11.74 MB (12,308,740 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\symantec_client_security\symantec client firewall
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A6F7E997-2236-4145-A028-438F2484241A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Client Firewall

Program executable:iamapp.exe
Name:Symantec Client Firewall
IAMAPP.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\symantec_client_security\symantec client firewall\iamapp.exe
MD5:6d51e31b06a8b2a5f449f3ec727611de
Additional files:
  • ACDisp.dll - Symantec Client Firewall (ALE Scan Helper)
  • ALEScan.exe - ALEScan
  • ATrack.exe - Alert Tracker
  • fio.exe - FIO
  • freinteg.dll - FRE Integrator
  • fwUI.dll
  • IAMEVENT.DLL
  • IAMLOG.DLL
  • IAMPW.DLL
  • IAMSTATS.EXE - Norton Internet Security Stats
  • IDSUpdat.exe - IDS Update Utility
  • IntroWiz.exe - Security Assistant
  • IntrWrap.dll - Security Assistant Support DLL
  • LogExprt.exe - Log Exporter
  • LUSPT.EXE - AddRule LiveUpdate Utility
  • N32userl.dll - UserGoodies
  • NISABOUT.DLL - AboutBox
  • NISAlert.dll - Parental Control Wizard
  • niscmnht.dll
  • NISLUCBK.DLL - UserManager Callback
  • NISPLUG.DLL - Integrator Plugin
  • NISSERV.EXE - IAMSERV.EXE
  • NISUM.EXE - User Manager
  • NISUMPS.DLL - User Manager Proxy
  • pcwiz.dll
  • ProxyIM.DLL - Instant Messenger Filter
  • PrxyHTTP.dll - HTTP Filter
  • PrxyNNTP.DLL - NNTP Filter
  • RegFiltr.exe - RegFiltr.dll
  • RegOrXml.dll
  • RLevel.dll - Status Page Helper
  • StrmFilt.dll - Stream Filter
  • SymDtSvc.dll - Configuration Data Mangement
  • SymIConv.dll
  • SymProxy.dll - Transparent Proxy Server
  • SymPxAlt.dll - Alert Service DLL
  • SymPxSvc.exe
  • SymSettg.dll
  • NAVAPI16.DLL - NAVAPI (Norton AntiVirus Engine API)
  • NAVAPI32.DLL
  • nisres.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • SymPxSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec Client Firewall Proxy Service' (SymPxSvc) "Symantec Transparent Proxy Server".
  • NISUM.EXE runs as a service named 'Symantec Client Firewall Accounts Manager' (NISUM) "Handles Symantec Client Firewall Account Management".
  • NISSERV.EXE runs as a service named 'Symantec Client Firewall Service' (NISSERV) "Symantec Client Firewall Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IAMAPP.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iamapp' which loads as C:\Program Files1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~2\IAMAPP.EXE.

How do I remove Symantec Client Firewall?

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Or, you can uninstall Symantec Client Firewall 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 Client Firewall, 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 Client Firewall.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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