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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,805
United States Rank #12,332
Reach 0.0323%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.75 days
199.08 days >
Average installed length: 104.60 days


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Norton PartitionMagic 8.0

What is Norton PartitionMagic?  (from Symantec)

Divides a single hard drive into two or more partitions. Lets you safely run multiple operating systems on the same PC. Allows you to enlarge an NTFS partition without restarting your computer. Resizes NTFS system clusters to the most effective size. Allows you to copy, move, resize, split, or merge partitions as neede...  Read more


Norton PartitionMagic 8.0 is a program developed by Symantec. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is PMagic.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 41.06 MB (43,050,233 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of Norton PartitionMagic come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton PartitionMagic 8.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{21DBBDD6-93A5-4326-9A04-C9A5C9148502}
Estimated size: 41.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Norton PartitionMagic 8.0

Program executable:PMagic.exe
PowerQuest Program Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton PartitionMagic 8.0\PMagic.exe
Additional files:
  • pe07.dll - File Browser
  • pe09.dll
  • pe0A.dll
  • pe0C.dll
  • pe10.dll
  • pe11.dll
  • pqpe9x.exe
  • pqpeNT.exe
  • pqbw.exe - PQBootWin (PQBoot for Windows)
  • pqbw07.dll
  • pqbw09.dll
  • pqbw0A.dll
  • pqbw0C.dll
  • pqbw10.dll
  • pqbw11.dll
  • PMagic9x.exe - Norton PartitionMagic
  • PMagicNT.exe
  • PartIn9x.exe (by PowerQuest) - PartitionInfo for Windows 9x (PartitionInfo Windows 9x Version)
  • PartInNT.exe (by PowerQuest) - PartitionInfo for Windows NT (PartitionInfo Windows NT Version)
  • DrvMap.exe - DriveMapper 5.0 for Windows
  • ROBOEX32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - RoboHELP Classic 2000 (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • PTEDIT32.EXE - PTEdit for Windows (Partition Table Editor for Windows)
  • PartIn.exe - PowerQuest Program Launcher
  • PMagic.exe
  • PMagicBt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PMagic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A574957B-0CC6-445B-85B6-C2E01F6085E7}' (runs on registration).
  • PartIn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2CBC968-A2C0-4E7F-B12D-89F800E9848A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PMagic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton PartitionMagic 8.0\PMagic.exe'.

How do I remove Norton PartitionMagic?

You can uninstall Norton PartitionMagic 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 PartitionMagic 8.0, 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 PartitionMagic.

Win XP 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 64.31%
Windows 7 26.89%
Windows 10 6.13%
Windows Vista 2.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 64.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.64%
Windows 7 Professional 4.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.91%
Windows 10 Home 1.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.39%
  Germany 9.22%
  Iran 7.15%
  France 4.26%
  Spain 3.71%
  Italy 3.58%
  Canada 2.48%
  Australia 1.93%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Sweden 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Russia 1.65%
  United Kingdom 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.80%
Hewlett-Packard 16.57%
American Megatrends 11.63%
Intel 9.30%
Acer 9.01%
ASUS 6.10%
Sahara 2.91%
Toshiba 2.33%
Common models
P4i6G P4i65G 3.18%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.91%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 1.91%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.91%

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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