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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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10.1.7000.7 4.00%
10.1.6000.6 12.00%
10.1.5000.5 16.00%
10.1.4000.4 8.00%
10.1.394.0 8.00%
10.0.2000.2 8.00%
10.0.846.0 16.00%
10.0.359.0 28.00%

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Symantec Client Security

What is Symantec Client Security?  (from Symantec)

Antivirus protection alone is not a sufficient defense against today's complex Internet security threats. One breed of threats blend characteristics of viruses, worms,Trojan horses, and malicious code with server and Internet vulnerabilities. By using multiple methods and techniques, blended threats such as CodeRed, Bu...  Read more


Symantec Client Security is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 10.0.359.0, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 229.55 KB (235,061 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 57% of users of Symantec Client Security come from the United States, it is also popular in Greece and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec Client Security\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1BA1A958-4BBB-4AB1-9B66-C86CEC6616CB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 229.55 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Client Security

  • OEHeur.dll - Client and Host Security Platform (Symantec OEH)
  • Navap32.dll - Symantec AntiVirus AutoProtect (AutoProtect DLL)
  • OEMConfigWizard.exe - Symantec AntiVirus OEM Edition (OEM Configuration Wizard)
  • SavRT32.dll
  • DefUtDCD.dll - Symantec Definition Utilities
  • DefUtDCS.dll
  • Cliproxy.dll - Symantec AntiVirus
  • Cliscan.dll
  • DefFileChanges.dll
  • DefWatch.exe - Virus Definition Daemon
  • DoScan.exe
  • DoScanTVT.exe
  • DWHWizrd.exe
  • I2ldvp3.dll
  • IMail.dll
  • LDVPREG.exe
  • LuaWrap.exe - LuaWrap Module
  • LuHstEdt.dll
  • NAVLU.dll
  • nlnhook.exe
  • nnewdefs.dll
  • notesext.dll
  • qscomm32.dll
  • QsInfo.dll
  • qspak32.dll
  • Rtvscan.exe
  • SAVCProd.dll
  • SavEmail.dll
  • SymProtectStorage.dll
  • VPC32.exe
  • VPDN_LU.exe
  • vpmsece3.dll
  • SavRoam.exe - Symantec SAVRoam (SAVRoam)
  • SDPCK32I.dll - Scan and Deliver (SDPACK)
  • SDSNAPSX.dll - System Snapshot Generator
  • Rec2.dll - File Decomposer (File Decomposer Component)
  • nLNVP.dll - symantec nLNVP (nLNVP)
  • NAVAPI32.DLL - NAVAPI (Symantec AntiVirus Engine API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • SavRoam.exe runs as a service named 'SavRoam' (SavRoam) "Symantec AntiVirus Roaming Service".
  • Rtvscan.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec AntiVirus' (Symantec AntiVirus) "Provides real-time virus scanning, reporting, and management functionality for Symantec AntiVirus.".
  • DefWatch.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher' (DefWatch) "Monitors and maintains virus definitions.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Rtvscan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:624 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005881475%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00039474%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00019340%
0.015104% average
Memory:61.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0006735418%
Kernel CPU:0.00031743%
User CPU:0.00035611%

How do I remove Symantec Client Security?

You can uninstall Symantec Client Security 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 Symantec Client Security, 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 Symantec Client Security.

Win XP 72%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
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 92.00%
Windows 7 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Greece 7.14%
  Israel 3.57%
  Egypt 3.57%
  India 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%
  Germany 3.57%
  Croatia 3.57%
  NP 3.57%
  Romania 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  Russia 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Intel 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Compaq 5.88%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7800 Converti... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 061 ED891AA-A... 12.50%
HP d530 SFF(DC578AV) 6.25%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 6.25%

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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