Norton Family Norton Family

A guide to uninstall Norton Family from your system

Norton Family is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Symantec Corporation. Further information on Symantec Corporation can be found here. More data about the application Norton Family can be seen at . The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Family folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Norton Family by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line "C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{78CA3BF0-9C3B-40e1-B46D-38C877EF059A}\NSM\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe" /X /ARP. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. nf.exe is the Norton Family's primary executable file and it takes approximately 353.87 KB (362360 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in Norton Family. They occupy 1.49 MB (1565816 bytes) on disk.

  • nf.exe (353.87 KB)
  • symerr.exe (51.33 KB)
  • tampmon.exe (298.34 KB)
  • wfpunins.exe (413.66 KB)
  • sevntx64.exe (411.91 KB)

The current web page applies to Norton Family version alone. You can find here a few links to other Norton Family versions: to view all...

A way to uninstall Norton Family from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Family is an application offered by Symantec Corporation. Sometimes, computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be hard because doing this by hand requires some skill related to PCs. The best EASY procedure to remove Norton Family 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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 programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Norton Family or simply click the Search feature and type in "Norton Family". If it is installed on your PC the Norton Family application will be found automatically. After you click Norton Family in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Norton Family, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Norton Family:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{78CA3BF0-9C3B-40e1-B46D-38C877EF059A}\NSM\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe" /X /ARP
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Norton Family.
Uninstall Norton Family

8. After uninstalling Norton Family, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Norton Family that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Norton Family with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Norton Family by Symantec Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Norton Family by Symantec Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-24 15:13:27.920