Norton Ghost Norton Ghost

A way to uninstall Norton Ghost from your PC

This web page is about Norton Ghost for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Symantec Corporation. Go over here where you can get more info on Symantec Corporation. More information about the app Norton Ghost can be found at . Norton Ghost is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. MsiExec.exe /I{B0255743-165B-4BD5-8DA8-37DFB9930014} is the full command line if you want to remove Norton Ghost. VProConsole_.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.45 MB (1516912 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of Norton Ghost. They take an average of 143.59 MB (150566792 bytes) on disk.

  • bcdedit.exe (253.50 KB)
  • BootSect.exe (90.85 KB)
  • GDPluginRegister.exe (1.04 MB)
  • GDUrlLauncher.exe (129.36 KB)
  • ModifiableSRD.exe (2.90 MB)
  • SecurityConfig.exe (2.13 MB)
  • SymDB.exe (337.36 KB)
  • VProOneTouch.exe (81.36 KB)
  • VProSvc.exe (4.12 MB)
  • VProTray.exe (2.15 MB)
  • V2iBrowser.exe (10.88 MB)
  • RemoteCmdSvc.exe (177.36 KB)
  • VProConsole.exe (585.35 KB)
  • VProConsole_.exe (1.45 MB)
  • NORTON~1.EXE (51.20 MB)
  • SETUP.EXE (6.22 MB)
  • dotnetfx.exe (22.42 MB)
  • V2iMountService.exe (9.43 MB)
  • SymSnapService.exe (1.49 MB)
  • VssProviderInstall.exe (137.48 KB)
  • geardrvsetup.exe (129.35 KB)
  • Installx86.exe (89.50 KB)
  • gearinstall.exe (129.35 KB)
  • CreateSSOImage.exe (8.45 MB)
  • PartInfo.exe (2.25 MB)
  • RestoreMBR.exe (1.18 MB)
  • SeaST.exe (1.83 MB)
  • SmeDump.exe (9.69 MB)
  • SupportGather.exe (773.32 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of Norton Ghost. You can find below info on other versions of Norton Ghost: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall Norton Ghost.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Norton Ghost:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost
  • C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Symantec\Norton Ghost

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Norton Ghost:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\App.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\bcdedit.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\BootSect.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\file_SV2i.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gcdroem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gcdrtype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\GDPluginRegister.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\GDSymV2i.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\GDUrlLauncher.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gearaw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gjukdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gjukoem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gjuktype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gwlangen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\gwrks32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\ModifiableSRD.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\msvcr71.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\SecurityConfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\SpnRegister.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\SRDConfig.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\StartFinishPage.bmp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\SymDB.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\thinset.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\V2iToc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\cocpyinf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\DriverLanguageMap.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\fcintro.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\fclegal.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\fcreadme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\fcwin2k.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\lsipseud.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\MPI_256K.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\MPI100IO.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\symmpi.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\symmpi.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\symmpi.tag
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\symmpi2k.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\txtsetup.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\w2k_hub.reg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\w2k_switch.reg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2000\w2kcontent.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\amd64\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\amd64\symmpi.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\amd64\symmpi.pdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\amd64\symmpi.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\i386\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\i386\symmpi.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\i386\symmpi.pdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\i386\symmpi.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPI_256K.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPI100IO.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPIDEFIO.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPIDFBLK.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPT_INTRO.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPT_LEGAL.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\MPT_READ.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\symmpi.tag
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\symmpi2003.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\2003\txtsetup.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\Driver.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\i386\lsipseud.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\i386\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\i386\symmpi.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\i386\symmpi.pdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\i386\symmpi.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPI_256K.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPI100IO.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPIDEFIO.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPIDFBLK.REG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPT_INTRO.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPT_LEGAL.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\MPT_READ.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\symmpi.tag
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\symmpi_relnotes_12018.doc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\symmpixp.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\lsilogic.scsi\XP\txtsetup.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.scsi\Driver.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.scsi\TXTSETUP.OEM
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.scsi\VMSCSI.CAT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.scsi\VMSCSI.INF
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.scsi\VMSCSI.SYS
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\Driver.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\win2k\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\win2k\vmware-nic.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\win2k\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\win2k\vmxnet.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\win2k\vmxnet.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\winnt\oemsetup.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VirtualDrivers\vmware.vmxnet\winnt\vmxnet.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\vmDiskLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProDirWatcher.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProImaging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProOneTouch.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProSnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VproSvc.rtc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProTray.exe

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Norton Ghost
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3475520BB5615DB4D88A73FD9B390041
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B0255743-165B-4BD5-8DA8-37DFB9930014}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symantec\Norton Ghost

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Browser\V2iBrowser.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Browser\V2iBrowser.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Console\VProConsole.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Ghost\Console\VProConsole.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3475520BB5615DB4D88A73FD9B390041\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Norton Ghost\ImagePath

How to uninstall Norton Ghost using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Ghost is an application offered by the software company Symantec Corporation. Frequently, users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best EASY practice to remove Norton Ghost is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Norton Ghost or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Norton Ghost". The Norton Ghost application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Norton Ghost in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Norton Ghost, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Norton Ghost:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{B0255743-165B-4BD5-8DA8-37DFB9930014}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Norton Ghost.
Uninstall Norton Ghost

8. After uninstalling Norton Ghost, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Norton Ghost that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Norton Ghost with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Norton Ghost by Symantec Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Norton Ghost by Symantec Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Norton Ghost supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-08 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-08 17:12:09.630