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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

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Norton Personal Firewall

What is Norton Personal Firewall?

Norton Personal Firewallis a personal firewall with ad blocking, program control and privacy protection capabilities. The advertisement-blocking feature of this software rewrites the HTML that one's browser uses to display Web pages. It searches for code related to advertisements against a blacklist and prevents the web page from being displayed.


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. The main program executable is symmoni.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 13.91 MB (14,586,413 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\norton personal firewall
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{15BFECE8-A100-4861-B92B-1EFF76683C23}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Personal Firewall

Program executable:symmoni.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\norton personal firewall\symmoni.exe
Additional files:
  • ACDisp.dll - Norton Internet Security (Norton Internet Security ACDisp)
  • AlertAst.exe - Alert Assistant
  • ALEScan.exe - Norton Internet Security ALE Scan
  • ATrack.dll - Norton Internet Security Alert Tracker
  • ccALE.dll - Norton Internet Security ccAle
  • ccFWRuls.dll - Norton Internet Security ccFWRuls
  • ccFWSetg.dll - Norton Internet Security ccFWSetg
  • ccProxy.dll - Norton Internet Security Proxy
  • ccPxyEvt.dll - Norton Internet Security ccPxyEvt
  • ccPxySvc.exe - Norton Internet Security Proxy Service
  • ccRuleIO.dll - Norton Internet Security ccRuleIO
  • DataHTTP.dll - Norton Internet Security Data HTTP
  • DJSMAR00.dll - Symantec Shared Component
  • EvtPWrap.dll - Norton Internet Security Event Provider Wrapper
  • FREInteg.dll - FRE Integrator
  • fwUI.dll - Norton Internet Security FWUI
  • HNetCore.dll - Home Networking Wizard Support DLL
  • HNetWiz.exe - Home Network Wizard
  • IAMAPP.DLL - Norton Internet Security IAMAPP
  • IAMPW.DLL - Norton Internet Security IAMPW
  • IAMSTATS.EXE - Norton Internet Security Stats
  • IntroWiz.exe - Security Assistant
  • IntrWrap.dll - Security Assistant Support DLL
  • LicAlert.dll - LicAlert
  • LicRes.dll - LicRes
  • LogExprt.exe - Log Exporter
  • NISABOUT.DLL - AboutBox
  • NisAdBlk.dll - Norton Internet Security Ad Blocking
  • NISAlert.dll - Norton Internet Security Alert
  • niscmnht.dll - Norton Internet Security niscmnht
  • NisConfd.dll - Norton Internet Security NisConfd
  • NisEmail.dll - NIS Email
  • NisEvt.dll - NIS Event Factory DLL
  • NISFetA.dll - NISFetA
  • nislcom.dll - NISLicense
  • NISLUCBK.DLL - UserManager Callback
  • Dec2.dll - File Decomposer (File Decomposer Component)
  • Dec2ID.dll
  • Dec2MIME.dll
  • Dec2SS.dll
  • Dec2Text.dll
  • Dec2Zip.dll
  • DecSDK.dll
  • NAVAPI16.DLL - NAVAPI (Norton AntiVirus Engine API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ccPxySvc.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec Proxy Service' (ccPxySvc) "Symantec Proxy Service".

How do I remove Norton Personal Firewall?

Quickly and completely remove Norton Personal Firewall from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Norton Personal Firewall 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 Personal Firewall, 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 Personal Firewall.

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Canada 16.67%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 66.67%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
K8N62 K8NF4G-SATA2 33.33%
HP Pavilion 061 DN169A-AB... 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 560 33.33%

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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