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Should I remove Activar Norton Online Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,169
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VersionDistribution 93.75%
1.0.2046 6.25%

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Activar Norton Online Backup

What is Activar Norton Online Backup?  (from Symantec)

By default, Norton Online Backup window appears in 10 days. If the trial activation is dismissed, it appears again after three days. These values may vary depending on the computer manufacturer. Keeps all of your irreplaceable digital photos, videos, music, financial documents and other important Stuff safe from loss. ...  Read more


Activar Norton Online Backup is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named NobuActivation.exe. The setup package is about 1.74 MB (1,827,086 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 49% of users of Activar Norton Online Backup come from Spain, it is also popular in Mexico and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\Activation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C57BCDE1-7CB9-467D-B3BA-7E119916CDC1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.74 MB
Language: Spanish (Mexico)

Program filesFiles installed by Activar Norton Online Backup

Program executable:NobuActivation.exe
Name:Norton Online Backup
Norton Online Backup Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\Activation\NobuActivation.exe
  • NobuActivation.exe - Norton Online Backup (Norton Online Backup Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NobuActivation.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{968D5150-6596-4E72-BB66-C8EAF64AF650}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • NobuActivation.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NortonOnlineBackupReminder' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\Activation\NobuActivation.exe" UNATTENDED.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NobuActivation.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NortonOnlineBackupReminder' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\Activation\NobuActivation.exe" UNATTENDED.

How do I remove Activar Norton Online Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Activar Norton Online Backup from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Activar Norton Online Backup 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 Activar Norton Online Backup, 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 Activar Norton Online Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 8 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.75%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows 8 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 21.88%
Windows 7 Starter 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.13%
Windows 10 Home 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.57% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 48.57%
  Mexico 20.00%
  United States 11.43%
  Colombia 8.57%
  Chile 2.86%
  Ecuador 2.86%
  Panama 2.86%
  El Salvador 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 93.55%
Sony 6.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 12.50%
HP-Pavilion NY518AA-ABM p... 9.38%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 9.38%
Compaq-Presario VN488AA-A... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%

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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