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A way to uninstall Norton AntiVirus from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Norton AntiVirus for Windows. The Windows version was created by Symantec Corporation. You can find out more on Symantec Corporation or check for application updates here. You can read more about about Norton AntiVirus at . Norton AntiVirus is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. Norton AntiVirus's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\8BACC656\\InstStub.exe. uistub.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 168.32 KB (172360 bytes) on disk.

Norton AntiVirus is composed of the following executables which occupy 37.15 MB (38954344 bytes) on disk:

  • bhca.exe (370.92 KB)
  • cltlmh.exe (855.84 KB)
  • cltrt.exe (2.79 MB)
  • efainst.exe (68.63 KB)
  • elaminst.exe (621.67 KB)
  • instca.exe (369.32 KB)
  • mcui32.exe (166.32 KB)
  • nav.exe (256.80 KB)
  • navw32.exe (159.32 KB)
  • navwnt.exe (61.32 KB)
  • nco-sa.exe (28.70 MB)
  • nuexstub.exe (152.82 KB)
  • ruleup.exe (763.16 KB)
  • srtsp_ca.exe (59.70 KB)
  • symerr.exe (68.84 KB)
  • wfpunins.exe (413.66 KB)
  • wscstub.exe (161.77 KB)
  • cpysnpt.exe (60.32 KB)
  • sevntx64.exe (411.91 KB)
  • symimi64.exe (606.66 KB)
  • uistub.exe (168.32 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Norton AntiVirus version only. You can find here a few links to other Norton AntiVirus releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries will not be deleted when you are trying to remove Norton AntiVirus from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Norton AntiVirus from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus

The files below were left behind on your disk by Norton AntiVirus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\muis.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\\09\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\en-US\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\fallback.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Branding\muis.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\{2A85E335-7417-424d-AD89-31DED1689794}.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\{50B092DE-40D5-4724-971B-D3D90E9EE987}.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\{57CD7B31-861B-46be-8EBD-AED7EDF28F76}.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\{71B3DD3A-BC1F-40cc-A74F-C0C30DFCE7D5}.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\{F8D07955-00ED-4093-88AA-0A0F69AFD83C}.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AppMgr32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AppState.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVExclu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVifc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVMail.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVPAPP32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\AVPSVC32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\avScanUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\avScnTsk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\BHCA.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\BHClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\BHSvcPlg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccAlert.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccEmlPxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccErrDsp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccGEvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccGEvt\Global\LM.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccGLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccGLog\ccGLog.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccIPC.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccJobMgr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccL120U.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccScanW.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSEBind.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSet.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSubEng.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccVrTrst.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltAlDis.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltLMH.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltLMJ.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltLMS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltPE.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltRT.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\cltui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\Comm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\contentmetadata.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\DataStor.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\DefUtDCD.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\diArkive.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\diLueCbk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\diMaster.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\diStRptr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\DSCli.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\DuLuCbk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\DuPtUpRg.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ecmldr32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\EFACli.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\EFAInst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ELAMCli.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\elaminst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\EventSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\FWCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\FWGenPlg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\FWHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\fwMCPlug.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\FwSesAl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\FWSetup.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\HNCfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\hncore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\hnData.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\hndisco.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\hsui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IDSaux.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IMCfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\InstCA.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IPS\IPSBHO.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IPSCA.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IPSPlug.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\IPUAUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\Iron.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\isDataPr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ISDataSv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\isPwd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\Jobs\ccJobSch.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\jwWDF.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\Lue.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\MClnTask.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\MCUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\MCUI32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\msl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\msvcp110.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • 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
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Symantec.Norton.Antivirus.IEContextMenu
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NAV

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\NAV.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\BHDrvx64\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\IDSVia64\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NAV\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NAVENG\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NAVEX15\ImagePath

How to delete Norton AntiVirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton AntiVirus is an application by Symantec Corporation. Frequently, people choose to remove it. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some experience regarding PCs. The best QUICK action to remove Norton AntiVirus 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Norton AntiVirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "Norton AntiVirus". If it exists on your system the Norton AntiVirus app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Norton AntiVirus in the list , some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Norton AntiVirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Norton AntiVirus:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\8BACC656\\InstStub.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Norton AntiVirus.
Uninstall Norton AntiVirus

8. After uninstalling Norton AntiVirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Norton AntiVirus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Norton AntiVirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Norton AntiVirus by Symantec Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Norton AntiVirus by Symantec Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Norton AntiVirus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-16 03:02:07.527