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Norton SystemWorks 2003


Norton SystemWorks 2003 is a software 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 2.07 MB (2,168,832 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of Norton SystemWorks 2003 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\norton systemworks
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{43C3D832-AC96-463A-2003-1B8D1BFA2523}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Norton SystemWorks 2003

  • djsmar00.dll - Symantec Shared Components (Symantec Shared Component)
  • cka.exe - Norton SystemWorks (Connection Keep Alive)
  • n32userl.dll - <file description missing>
  • nswcfg.dll - Norton SystemWorks Information Wizard Dll
  • nswcfg.exe - Norton SystemWorks Information Wizard
  • obc.exe - One Button Checkup
  • obcmgr.dll - Norton SystemWorks One Button Checkup Mgr
  • swabout.dll - Norton SystemWorks Standard About
  • swlureg.dll - Norton SystemWorks LiveUpdate Resources
  • swplugin.dll - Norton SystemWorks Plug-in for the Norton Integrator
  • gbplugin.dll - SWPlugin Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • obc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Norton SystemWorks One Button Checkup' (Next runs on 01.01.0001 at 00:00).

How do I remove Norton SystemWorks 2003?

You can uninstall Norton SystemWorks 2003 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 SystemWorks 2003, 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 SystemWorks 2003.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 86.96%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows 7 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  France 6.67%
  UA 3.33%
  Russia 3.33%
  Japan 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Poland 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.53%
Intel 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Toshiba 11.76%
Sahara 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.88%
TOSHIBA Qosmio G35 5.88%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 5.88%
MSI MS-7592 5.88%
MSI MS-6712 5.88%

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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