Norton Family Norton Family

A guide to uninstall Norton Family from your computer

This web page is about Norton Family for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Symantec Corporation. Take a look here for more information on Symantec Corporation. Please follow if you want to read more on Norton Family on Symantec Corporation's page. Norton Family is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Family folder, subject to the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Norton Family is C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{78CA3BF0-9C3B-40e1-B46D-38C877EF059A}\NSM\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe. conathstnf.exe is the Norton Family's primary executable file and it occupies approximately 36.30 KB (37176 bytes) on disk.

Norton Family is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.57 MB (1649304 bytes) on disk:

  • conathstnf.exe (36.30 KB)
  • nf.exe (353.83 KB)
  • symerr.exe (51.33 KB)
  • tampmon.exe (298.80 KB)
  • wfpunins.exe (413.66 KB)
  • conathstnf.exe (44.80 KB)
  • sevntx64.exe (411.91 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of Norton Family. For other Norton Family versions please click below: to view all...
When you're planning to uninstall Norton Family you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Norton Family from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Family
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Norton Family

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Family\Engine\\ccalert.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Family\Engine\\ccgevt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Family\Engine\\ccglog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Family\Engine\\ccipc.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NSM

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{B8E07826-0971-4f16-B133-047B88034E89}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NSM\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NSM\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NSM\UninstallString

How to uninstall Norton Family using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Family is an application released by Symantec Corporation. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall it. This is efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall Norton Family is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Norton Family or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Norton Family". If it is installed on your PC the Norton Family program will be found very quickly. After you click Norton Family in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Norton Family, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Norton Family:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{78CA3BF0-9C3B-40e1-B46D-38C877EF059A}\NSM\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Norton Family.
Uninstall Norton Family

8. After removing Norton Family, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Norton Family which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Norton Family with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Norton Family by Symantec Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Norton Family by Symantec Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Norton Family supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-10-02 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-01 23:38:57.610