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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,722
United States Rank #29,939
Reach 0.0024%


VersionDistribution 63.83% 14.89% 6.38% 10.64% 2.13% 2.13%

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Norton Online

What is Norton Online?  (from Symantec)

Keep copies of your irreplaceable digital photos and important files safe from loss with secured, easy-to-use, professional-grade online backup. Norton Online Backup lets you quickly and easily recover your files in case of hard drive crashes, file system damage, or other data loss mishaps.


Norton Online is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 software installer includes 86 files and is usually about 45.26 MB (47,456,856 bytes). update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 68% of users of Norton Online come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Online
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{78CA3BF0-9C3B-40e1-B46D-38C877EF059A}\NOF\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
Estimated size: 45.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Online

  • lue.dll - Symantec LiveUpdate Technologies (Symantec LiveUpdate Engine)
  • ccalert.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec Alert and Notification)
  • ccgevt.dll - Symantec ccGenericEvent Engine
  • ccglog.dll - Symantec ccGenericLog Engine
  • ccipc.dll - Symantec ccIPC Engine
  • ccjobmgr.dll - Symantec ccJobMgr Engine
  • ccl100u.dll - Symantec Library
  • ccl110u.dll
  • ccset.dll - Symantec Settings Manager Engine
  • ccsvc.dll - Symantec ccService Engine
  • ccsvchst.exe - Symantec Service Framework
  • ccvrtrst.dll - Symantec Trust Validation Engine
  • symrdrsv.dll - Symantec Security Drivers (Symantec Redirector Service Plugin)
  • symredir.dll - Symantec Redirector Interface DLL
  • sevinst.exe - Symantec Core Technology (Symantec Symevent Installer)
  • bindstub.exe - Norton Online Framework (Bind UI)
  • comm.dll - Communications Service
  • datastor.dll - Synchronized Data Store
  • featrmgr.dll - Feature Manager
  • log.dll - Event Logger
  • proxyclt.dll - Proxy Client
  • spocclnt.dll - Single Point of Contact Client
  • sqlite.dll - SQLite Wrapper
  • update.dll - Update
  • userctxt.dll - User Context Plugin
  • userlog.dll - Logger component for troubleshooting
  • accmgr.dll - Norton Safety Minder (Norton Safety Minder AccountMgr)
  • aimplg.dll - Norton Safety Minder AIM Plugin Module
  • ntwc.dll - Norton Safety Minder Network Connector
  • piiscnr.dll - Norton Safety Minder PIIScanner
  • safesrch.dll - Norton Safety Minder SafeSearch
  • sclntkng.dll - Norton Safety Minder Social Networking Supervisor
  • tampmon.exe - Tamper Monitor
  • trayicon.dll - Norton Safety Minder Tray Icon
  • urlrate.dll - Norton Safety Minder URL Rating Module
  • wdbrplgn.dll - Norton Safety Minder Browser Plugin
  • wdjobs.dll - Norton Safety MinderWatchdog Job Workers
  • cofffw.dll - Norton Confidential (coFirefoxPlugIn)
  • coieplg.dll - coIEPlugIn
  • difval.dll - Norton Online (DING File Validation)
  • symhtml.dll - SymHTML
  • diluecbk.dll - DING (DING LUE Callback)
  • dimaster.dll - DING Service
  • distrptr.dll - Stat Reporter Job Worker

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • CoIEPlg.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Norton Safety Minder' with the class of {B8E07826-0971-4f16-B133-047B88034E89} (Norton Safety Minder BHO).
Scheduled Task
  • TampMon.exe is scheduled as a task named '229B350D-034F-4c01-BAF2-3EA03DCAE0B9' (runs daily at 6:38 PM).
  • ccSvcHst.exe runs as a service named 'Norton AntiVirus' (NAV) "Norton AntiVirus".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0042254879%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00237853%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00184696%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:655,620
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:216.62 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.32 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Norton Online?

You can uninstall Norton Online 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 Online, 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 Online.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Norton Online you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.49%
Windows Vista 4.26%
Windows XP 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.72%
Windows 7 Professional 6.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.13%
Windows 7 Starter 2.13%
Windows Vista Business 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.18%
  United Kingdom 15.15%
  Australia 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  Ireland 3.03%
  Chile 1.52%
  Brazil 1.52%
  Mexico 1.52%
  New Zealand 1.52%
  Germany 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 45.45%
Acer 18.18%
Dell 11.36%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 4.55%
Sony 2.27%
Medion 2.27%
Samsung 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 6.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 4.35%
Sony VGN-FE770G 2.17%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 2.17%
Packard Bell ixtreme I652... 2.17%
MEDION E7214 2.17%

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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