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Should I remove LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,817
United States Rank #3,934
Reach 0.1078%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.93 days
292.80 days >
Average installed length: 153.84 days


1.4.5 88.61%
1.2.0 11.39%

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LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation

What is LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation?

LiveUpdate is an application developed by Symantec Corporation that downloads and installs security updates (such as spyware, firewall, or antivirus signature files) and software patches. A valid subscription is required to use Symantec LiveUpdate. Symantec LiveUpdate can be run in Interactive Mode or in Express Mode. In Interactive mode, users decide which updates to download and apply. Express mode will download and apply all applicable updates. LiveUpdate also runs in Express mode silently in the background. Once all updates are downloaded, Symantec LiveUpdate will begin the process of installing them.


The most common release is 1.4.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 843 KB (863,232 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DBA4DB9D-EE51-4944-A419-98AB1F1249C8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 843 KB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation?

You can uninstall LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program LiveUpdate Notice (Symantec Corporation), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 LiveUpdate Notice Symantec Corporation.

Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 76.94%
Windows XP 15.39%
Windows 7 7.11%
Windows 10 0.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 63.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.80%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.11%
Windows Vista Business 2.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.34%
  United Kingdom 6.85%
  France 5.03%
  Germany 4.70%
  Canada 4.01%
  Italy 3.17%
  Spain 2.51%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Australia 1.64%
  Belgium 1.57%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Japan 0.77%
  Poland 0.77%
  Taiwan 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.95%
Acer 21.41%
Toshiba 14.74%
Dell 12.77%
Sahara 2.41%
American Megatrends 2.35%
Sony 2.22%
Packard Bell 1.91%
Intel 1.52%
Medion 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 6.93%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 4.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 3.12%
HP Compaq 6720s 2.31%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 2.31%

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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