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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,902
United States Rank #11,606
Reach 0.0112%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.53 days
251.77 days >
Average installed length: 132.29 days


VersionDistribution 11.52% 57.60% 23.96% 6.91%

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Norton 360 Symantec Corporation

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What is Norton 360 Symantec Corporation?

Norton 360, developed by Symantec, is marketed as an "all-in-one" computer security suite. The package includes an antivirus, a personal firewall, a phishing protection program and a backup program. What distinguishes this suite from Norton Internet Security is the inclusion of file backup and PC maintenance capabilities.


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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 110 files and is usually about 21.01 MB (22,034,211 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Help link: www.symantec.com/techsupp/globalsupport.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton 360
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymSetup\{2D617065-1C52-4240-B5BC-C0AE12157777}_2_0_0_242\Setup.exe" /X
Estimated size: 21.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton 360 Symantec Corporation

  • DefUDply.dll - Symantec DefUtils Deployment DLL (Symantec DefUtils Deployment DLL Module)
  • IDSUI.dll - Symantec Shared Component (IDS UI)
  • isUAC.exe - isUAC
  • PgmCtl.dll - Program Control
  • RuleUI.dll - Rule UI
  • SetEvtHp.dll - Settings Event Helper
  • coDataPr.dll - Norton Confidential (coDataProvider)
  • SNLog.dll - Internet Security (SNLog)
  • AVSubmit.dll - Norton 360 (AV Submit)
  • AVSvcPlg.dll - Norton Antivirus Service Plugin Event Handler
  • CfWizCmp.dll - NTP ConfigWiz Component
  • CLTVault.dll - V2 Resource DLL
  • DiagRpt.dll - Norton 360 Diagnostic Report
  • isRes.dll - Firewall Shared Localization
  • jwAV.dll - N360 AV JobWorker
  • jwLU.dll - N360 LU JobWorker
  • jwNCU.dll - Browser and Temporary File Cleaner Job Worker
  • jwRC.dll - Registry Cleaner Job Worker
  • jwVA.dll - N360 VA JobWorker
  • jwWDF.dll - Windows Defragmentation Job Worker
  • Logs2XML.exe - <Converts N360 ccLogs to XML file>
  • MainStub.exe - Main Program
  • mmAVS.dll - AV Middle Man Scanning Engine
  • mmBU.dll - Backup Middle Man Scanning Engine
  • mmLU.dll - LiveUpdate Middle Man Shim
  • mmLUPxy.dll - Norton 360Proxy for mmLU
  • mmNCU.dll - Norton Cleanup Plugin for Middle Man
  • mmVAS.dll - VA Scanner Enginer for Middle Man
  • mmWDF.dll - Windows Defragmentation Plugin for Middle Man
  • mmWDFRes.dll - mmWDF Resource
  • NcoUICB.dll - NCO UI Callback for NTP
  • NisLVPlg.dll - NIS LV Plugin
  • nisopts.dll - Norton Internet Security Options
  • NTPAlert.dll - Norton360 Alert Plugin
  • NTPFW.dll - Firewall Plugin
  • osCheck.exe - Norton 360 Vista Migration Tool
  • PtchInst.dll - Norton 360 Patch Install
  • RScan.dll - Registry Scanner Engine
  • ScanStub.exe - Scan Stub
  • SDBuEng.dll - Norton 360 Backup Provider Shim
  • SelfHeal.dll - Self Heal
  • SHSesplg.dll - Norton 360 SelfHeal Session
  • SuppStub.exe - Support Stub
  • tpAlert.dll
  • tpBESvc.dll - Norton 360 Backup Service
  • tpBTPlg.dll - NTP Business Tier Plugin
  • tpBTPlgS.dll - NTP Secure Business Tier Plugin
  • tpBuEng.dll - Norton 360 Backup Engine
  • tpCED.dll - N360 Common Error Description Component
  • tpCntnr.dll - TP Container
  • tpdatacl.dll - TP Data Cl
  • tpDataSv.dll - Norton 360 Data Service
  • tpEngEvt.dll - Norton 360 Event
  • tpEvent.dll - Norton 360tpEvent Dll
  • tpIdleDt.dll - Norton 360 Idle Scanner
  • tpIUAMgr.dll - Norton 360 IU Authentication Manager
  • tpLUNag.dll - LiveUpdate Nagging
  • tpMainUI.dll - TP Main UI
  • tpMCPlg.dll - TP MC Plugin
  • tpNetMap.exe - Norton 360 Network Map
  • tpPlgXML.dll - N360 CUW XML Resource

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • tpShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TPContextMenu' with a class of {A40526DD-F152-4C1D-844C-CE668D29B77E}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • osCheck.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'osCheck' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Norton 360\osCheck.exe".

How do I remove Norton 360 Symantec Corporation?

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Or, you can uninstall Norton 360 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Norton 360 (Symantec Corporation), 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 360 Symantec Corporation.

Win Vista (SP2) 49%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.24%
Windows 7 4.61%
Windows XP 4.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 74.65%
Windows Vista Home Basic 14.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.23%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.69%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  Canada 2.99%
  Poland 1.49%
  Sweden 1.19%
  Belgium 0.60%
  France 0.60%
  Australia 0.60%
  India 0.60%
  Argentina 0.60%
  Spain 0.60%
  Italy 0.60%
  LY 0.30%
  Chile 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 57.53%
Gateway 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 10.22%
Acer 6.99%
Dell 4.30%
Sony 3.76%
MSI 0.54%
Intel 0.54%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 12.87%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 6.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 5.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 5.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 3.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite P305D 2.97%

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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