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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,489
United States Rank #39,750
Reach 0.0886%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 172.47 days
871.17 days >
Average installed length: 457.73 days


VersionDistribution 1.78% 0.11% 0.29% 0.40% 9.97% 0.86% 74.51% 4.30% 3.26% 0.29% 0.23% 4.01%

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Norton Internet Security CBE

What is Norton Internet Security CBE?

Norton Internet Security CBE is a free computer program that provides malware prevention and removal during subscription period and uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses. Other features include a personal firewall, email spam filtering, and phishing protection. Symantec distributes the product as a download, a boxed copy, and as OEM software.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. 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 112 files and is usually about 100.34 MB (105,219,069 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/de/de/support/index.jsp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security CBE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\2454B0AB\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
Estimated size: 100.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Internet Security CBE

  • appmgr32.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec Application Core Manager)
  • avexclu.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Exclusion Manager
  • avifc.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Interface
  • avmail.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Email Filter
  • avmodule.dll - Symantec AntiVirus Module
  • ccalert.dll - Symantec Alert and Notification
  • ccemlpxy.dll - Symantec Email Proxy
  • ccerrdsp.dll - Symantec Error Display
  • ccgevt.dll - Symantec ccGenericEvent Engine
  • ccglog.dll - Symantec ccGenericLog Engine
  • ccipc.dll - Symantec ccIPC Engine
  • ccjobmgr.dll - Symantec ccJobMgr Engine
  • ccl120u.dll - Symantec Library
  • ccscanw.dll - Symantec Scan Engine
  • ccsebind.dll - Submission Engine Connection Library
  • ccset.dll - Symantec Settings Manager Engine
  • ccsubeng.dll - Submission Engine
  • ccsvc.dll - Symantec ccService Engine
  • ccsvchst.exe - Symantec Service Framework
  • ccvrtrst.dll - Symantec Trust Validation Engine
  • 2013ProdInfo.dll - Symantec Shared Components (Autodetect Application)
  • AutoDetect.exe
  • cltaldis.dll - Symantec Shared Component
  • cltlmh.exe
  • cltlmj.dll
  • cltlms.dll
  • cltpe.dll
  • cltrt.exe
  • 2009ProdInfo.dll - Norton Win 7 Upgrade Tool (2009ProdInfo)
  • asdcacl.dll - Symantec Shared Component (AntiSpam Delta Custom Action Client)
  • asengine.dll - AntiSpam Engine
  • ashelper.dll - AntiSpam Helper
  • asoehook.dll - AntiSpam OE Hook
  • asoelnch.exe - AntiSpam OE Hook Launcher
  • avpapp32.dll - Symantec Shared Component Antivirus Product Application Module
  • avpsvc32.dll - Symantec Shared Component Antivirus Product Service Module
  • avscanui.dll - Symantec Shared Component Scan UI
  • avscntsk.dll - Symantec Shared Component avScnTsk Module
  • fwsetup.dll - Firewall Setup Utility
  • imcfg.dll - Symantec IM Configuration
  • isDataPr.dll - IS Data Provider
  • ispwd.dll - Password Manager
  • McStatus.dll - MceStatus
  • muis.dll - Shortcut MUI Resource
  • navshext.dll - Symantec Shared Component Shell Extension Module
  • symimi64.exe - Symantec Security Drivers (SymIM Install Custom Action Executable)
  • cltui.dll - Norton Protection Center (Norton Protection Center CLT UI)
  • cssbase.dll - Norton Protection Center Css Base
  • sevntx64.exe - Symantec Core Technology (Symantec Symevent Installer)
  • uistub.exe - Norton Protection Center UI Stub
  • coactmgr.dll - Norton Identity Safe (coActMgr)
  • coChrmSv.dll - ChromiumPlugin
  • codatapr.dll - coDataProvider
  • dimaster.dll - InstallToolBox (InstallToolBox Service)
  • diMaster_control.dll
  • distrptr.dll - Stat Reporter Job Worker
  • spocclnt.dll - Oxygen Client (Single Point of Contact Client)
  • sqlite.dll - SQLite Wrapper
  • userctxt.dll - User Context Plugin
  • srtsp32.dll - AutoProtect (Symantec AutoProtect)
  • bhclient.dll - BHClient (BASH Client)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • navshext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu' with a class of {FAD61B3D-699D-49B2-BE16-7F82CB4C59CA}.
  • ccsvchst.exe runs as a service named 'Norton Internet Security CBE' (NIS) "Norton Internet Security CBE".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ccsvchst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\ccsvchst.exe'.
Network connections
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ccsvchst.exe connects to (port 80).
  • Plus 53 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0046398889%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00250308%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00213680%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,023,135
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.8 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:331.21 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Norton Internet Security CBE?

You can uninstall Norton Internet Security CBE 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 Norton Internet Security CBE, 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 Norton Internet Security CBE.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.29%
Windows 10 17.30%
Windows XP 10.94%
Windows Vista 8.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.78%
Windows 7 Professional 7.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.69%
Windows 8 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.99% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 94.99%
  Austria 1.63%
  United States 1.39%
  Switzerland 0.36%
  Spain 0.24%
  Luxembourg 0.24%
  Netherlands 0.18%
  Romania 0.18%
  Sweden 0.12%
  Hungary 0.12%
  Philippines 0.12%
  Croatia 0.12%
  Italy 0.06%
  Saudi Arabia 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 40.41%
Acer 18.54%
Hewlett-Packard 8.68%
Dell 7.93%
ASUS 6.00%
Intel 3.75%
Samsung 2.57%
American Megatrends 2.47%
Sahara 2.04%
Lenovo 1.71%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.83%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.67%
MEDION MS-7800 2.50%

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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