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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,152
United States Rank #2,920
Reach 0.0972%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.44 days
898.07 days >
Average installed length: 471.87 days


2013.2.1.33 0.05% 0.52% 55.51% 3.24% 31.28% 9.30% 0.10%

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Norton Safe Web Lite

What is Norton Safe Web Lite?  (from Symantec)

Norton Safe Web Lite provides a safer search experience by warning you of dangerous Web sites right in your search results, so you can search, browse, and shop online without worry. Norton Safe Web Lite is our FREE Web site rating service. It's designed to let you surf the Web, use search engines, and shop online in s...  Read more


Norton Safe Web Lite is a software program developed by Symantec. 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 71 files and is usually about 19.8 MB (20,760,428 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of Norton Safe Web Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: safeweb.norton.com/lite
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Safe Web Lite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{92622AAD-05E8-4459-B256-765CE1E929FB}\NST\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
Estimated size: 19.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Safe Web Lite

  • Lue.dll - Symantec LiveUpdate Technologies (Symantec LiveUpdate Engine)
  • ccalert.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (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
  • ccL100U.dll - Symantec Library
  • ccL110U.dll
  • ccl120u.dll
  • 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
  • defutdcd.dll - Symantec Definition Utilities
  • ducclib.dll
  • cltaldis.dll - Symantec Shared Components (Symantec Shared Component)
  • cltlmj.dll
  • cltpe.dll
  • cltrt.exe
  • CSSBase.dll - Norton Protection Center (Norton Protection Center Css Base)
  • coactmgr.dll - Norton Identity Safe (coActMgr)
  • codatapr.dll - coDataProvider
  • coffplgn.dll - coFirefoxPlugIn
  • coidsafe.dll - coIDSafe
  • coieplg.dll - coIEPlugIn
  • coinst.exe - coCustomAction
  • comcplug.dll - Message Center PlugIn
  • coparse.dll - coParse
  • cosastub.exe - Standalone IDSafe Stub
  • cosfshre.dll - coSafeShare
  • coshdobj.dll - coShdObj
  • cosvcplg.dll - coServicePlugIn
  • couictlr.dll
  • cowpplg.dll - coWebAuthPlugIn
  • difval.dll - DING File Validation
  • coFFNST.dll - Norton Confidential
  • coSvcNST.dll
  • coUINST.dll - CoUIController
  • coWPPSB.dll
  • diarkive.dll - InstallToolBox (InstallToolBox Archive)
  • diluecbk.dll - InstallToolBox LUE Callback
  • dimaster.dll - InstallToolBox Service
  • distrptr.dll - Stat Reporter Job Worker
  • comm.dll - Oxygen Client (Communications Service)
  • datastor.dll - Synchronized Data Store
  • SymHTML.dll - SymHTML

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • CoIEPlg.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Norton Safe Web Lite BHO' with the class of {F0DA78E9-6B60-42fb-BC26-EF2CFB8C8FF3}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • CoIEPlg.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Norton Safe Web Lite' with the class of {30CEEEA2-3742-40e4-85DD-812BF1CBB83D}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • CoIEPlg.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Norton Safe Web Lite' with a class of {30CEEEA2-3742-40E4-85DD-812BF1CBB83D}.
  • ccSvcHst.exe runs as a service named 'Norton Online' (NOF) "Norton Online".
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 2 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:24.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0047413165%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00249158%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00224974%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,059,694
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.84 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:314.83 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Norton Safe Web Lite?

You can uninstall Norton Safe Web Lite 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 Safe Web Lite, 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 Safe Web Lite.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Norton Safe Web Lite you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.45%
Windows Vista 18.72%
Windows XP 6.88%
Windows 10 4.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.83%
Windows 7 Professional 6.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.73%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.28%
  United Kingdom 7.57%
  Canada 3.77%
  Australia 2.81%
  Germany 0.55%
  India 0.41%
  Singapore 0.27%
  Israel 0.27%
  United Arab Emirates 0.24%
  Hungary 0.21%
  France 0.17%
  Croatia 0.17%
  Qatar 0.14%
  Belgium 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.43%
Dell 26.29%
Toshiba 18.16%
Acer 8.79%
Samsung 4.11%
ASUS 2.22%
Intel 1.73%
Lenovo 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.62%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 4.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.33%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.29%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.69%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.54%

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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