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A way to uninstall Norton AntiVirus from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to remove Norton AntiVirus for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Symantec Corporation. More info about Symantec Corporation can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on Norton AntiVirus on Symantec Corporation's page. Norton AntiVirus is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus folder, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing Norton AntiVirus is C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\8BACC656\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is labeled uiStub.exe and occupies 164.33 KB (168272 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in Norton AntiVirus. They occupy 62.51 MB (65547952 bytes) on disk.

  • bhca.exe (370.92 KB)
  • ccSvcHst.exe (141.13 KB)
  • cltLMH.exe (834.91 KB)
  • cltRT.exe (1.15 MB)
  • EFAInst.exe (66.38 KB)
  • ELAMInst.exe (616.57 KB)
  • InstCA.exe (367.83 KB)
  • MCUI32.exe (166.33 KB)
  • Navw32.exe (161.33 KB)
  • navwnt.exe (60.83 KB)
  • nco-sa.exe (25.48 MB)
  • SRTSP_CA.exe (57.45 KB)
  • symerr.exe (52.83 KB)
  • WFPUnins.exe (407.98 KB)
  • WSCStub.exe (159.60 KB)
  • ccsvchst.exe (140.98 KB)
  • cltlmh.exe (841.83 KB)
  • cltrt.exe (1.15 MB)
  • efainst.exe (66.38 KB)
  • elaminst.exe (616.93 KB)
  • instca.exe (367.83 KB)
  • mcui32.exe (166.83 KB)
  • navw32.exe (161.33 KB)
  • navwnt.exe (60.83 KB)
  • nuexstub.exe (135.83 KB)
  • srtsp_ca.exe (57.45 KB)
  • symerr.exe (52.83 KB)
  • wfpunins.exe (408.42 KB)
  • wscstub.exe (160.10 KB)
  • Sevntx64.exe (409.48 KB)
  • SymIMI64.exe (598.48 KB)
  • uiStub.exe (164.33 KB)
  • cpysnpt.exe (59.83 KB)
  • sevntx64.exe (410.91 KB)
  • symimi64.exe (598.92 KB)
  • uistub.exe (165.33 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Norton AntiVirus version only. You can find below info on other versions of Norton AntiVirus: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

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

The files below were left behind on your disk by Norton AntiVirus when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\difval.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\isbrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\muis.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\readme.htm

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\file\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\ccSvcHst.exe\TaskbarGroupIcon
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{6D53EC84-6AAE-4787-AEEE-F4628F01010C}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{DE1F7EEF-1851-11D3-939E-0004AC1ABE1F}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FAD61B3D-699D-49B2-BE16-7F82CB4C59CA}\InprocServer32\

How to delete Norton AntiVirus from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton AntiVirus is an application offered by Symantec Corporation. Frequently, users want to erase it. This is efortful because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to erase Norton AntiVirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

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

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Norton AntiVirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Norton AntiVirus:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\8BACC656\\InstStub.exe /X /ARP
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Norton AntiVirus.
Uninstall Norton AntiVirus

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

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Norton AntiVirus by Symantec Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Norton AntiVirus by Symantec Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Norton AntiVirus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-09-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-09-24 18:15:58.703