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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,420
United States Rank #3,007
Reach 0.1197%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Norton Security Dashboard

What is Norton Security Dashboard?  (from Symantec)

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Norton Security Dashboard is a program developed by Symantec. The programs's main executable is SymSecDB.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 7.26 MB of memory. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 902.55 KB (924,208 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Norton Security Dashboard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Norton Security Dashboard
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{FAE1E807-0CA4-447c-AFBB-F1A243603D28}\NortonSD\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe /X
Estimated size: 902.55 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton Security Dashboard

Program executable:SymSecDB.exe
Name:Norton Security Dashboard
Path:C:\Program Files\Norton Security Dashboard\Engine\\SymSecDB.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoDetect.exe - Symantec Shared Components (Autodetect Application)
  • SymSecDB.exe - Norton Security Dashboard
  • diLueCbk.dll - DING (DING LUE Callback)

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002987832%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00015161%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014717%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:131,115
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:200 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:343 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Norton Security Dashboard?

You can uninstall Norton Security Dashboard 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 Security Dashboard, 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 Security Dashboard.

Win 10 99%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.41%
Windows 7 0.42%
Windows XP 0.13%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 42.66%
Windows 8.1 41.56%
Windows 10 Home 8.10%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.01%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.13%
  Canada 7.19%
  Australia 7.12%
  New Zealand 1.52%
  Mexico 1.25%
  Singapore 0.57%
  Philippines 0.54%
  Malaysia 0.47%
  Argentina 0.41%
  Peru 0.37%
  Chile 0.27%
  PR 0.27%
  Brazil 0.24%
  Indonesia 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.83%
ASUS 0.08%
MSI 0.04%
Dell 0.04%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 17.80%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 10.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 6.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 4.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 3.87%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 3.87%

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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margaretover a year ago
My Norton Security Dashboard is stuck in the initializing mode. Any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks.