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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Norton UAC Tool

What is Norton UAC Tool?  (from Symantec)

User Account Control (UAC) is a technology and security infrastructure introduced with Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system. It aims to improve the security of Microsoft Windows by limiting application software to standard user privileges until an administrator authorizes an increase in privilege level. In this w...  Read more


Norton UAC Tool is a software program developed by Symantec. The setup package is about 1.13 MB (1,180,672 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of Norton UAC Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nortonuac
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NortonUAC\NUACSetup.exe
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Norton UAC Tool

  • NUACSetup.exe - Symantec UAC (Symantec UAC Installer)

How do I remove Norton UAC Tool?

You can uninstall Norton UAC Tool 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 UAC Tool, 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 UAC Tool.

Win Vista (SP2) 89%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.89%
Windows 7 8.33%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 58.33%
Windows Vista Business 16.67%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.78%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.86%
  Japan 18.60%
  Germany 9.30%
  Australia 4.65%
  Belgium 4.65%
  Canada 4.65%
  France 4.65%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Poland 4.65%
  Venezuela 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.35%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
Acer 11.76%
Sony 8.82%
Toshiba 5.88%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
Sahara 2.94%
Medion 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 1525 5.56%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.78%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 2.78%
Acer Aspire 5920G 2.78%

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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