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A guide to uninstall Norton Internet Security from your system

This info is about Norton Internet Security for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Symantec Corporation. Further information on Symantec Corporation can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Norton Internet Security on Symantec Corporation's page. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\A5E82D02\16.0.0.125 directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing Norton Internet Security is C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\A5E82D02\16.0.0.125\InstStub.exe /X. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. InstStub.exe is the Norton Internet Security's primary executable file and it occupies about 946.05 KB (968760 bytes) on disk.

Norton Internet Security is comprised of the following executables which take 9.11 MB (9548984 bytes) on disk:

  • InstStub.exe (946.05 KB)
  • redist32.exe (2.56 MB)
  • redist64.exe (3.01 MB)
  • VCInst.exe (147.86 KB)
  • wiupdate.exe (2.47 MB)


This page is about Norton Internet Security version 16.0.0.125 alone. Click on the links below for other Norton Internet Security versions:

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Norton Internet Security has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security

The files below were left behind on your disk by Norton Internet Security when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\disable.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\FAQ.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\feat_sum.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\firewall.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\GUZ_004.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\Hlp_supt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\home_net.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\IDS.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\isbrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\IWP_FWcs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\LU_001.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\LU_002.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\LU_PC.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\LU_sub.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\Msg_Cntr.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAS_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAS_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAS_mail.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAS_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAS_task.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_001.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_003.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_007.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NAV_pvnt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NCO_cs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NCO_data.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NCO_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NCO_tool.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_002.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_003.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_007.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NIS_unin.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NISG_opt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\NPCacct.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\options.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\protect.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\sp_block.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\Supt_CPD.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_cust.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_FD.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_HN.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_IA.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_mon.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYM_resp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SymHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\SYMstart.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\unin.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\V_AutoLU.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\01\v_found.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\disable.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\FAQ.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\feat_sum.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\firewall.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\GUZ_004.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\Hlp_supt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\home_net.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\IDS.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\isbrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\IWP_FWcs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\LU_001.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\LU_002.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\LU_PC.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\LU_sub.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\Msg_Cntr.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAS_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAS_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAS_mail.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAS_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAS_task.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_001.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_003.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_007.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NAV_pvnt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NCO_cs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NCO_data.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NCO_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NCO_tool.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_002.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_003.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_007.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_dis.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_feat.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_opts.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NIS_unin.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NISG_opt.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\NPCacct.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\options.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\protect.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Branding\16.0.0.125\04\02\sp_block.chm

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NIS

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\A5E82D02\16.0.0.125\InstStub.exe


A way to delete Norton Internet Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Internet Security is an application marketed by Symantec Corporation. Some users want to remove it. This can be hard because removing this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY approach to remove Norton Internet Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Norton Internet Security or simply click the Search field and type in "Norton Internet Security". If it exists on your system the Norton Internet Security application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Norton Internet Security in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Norton Internet Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Norton Internet Security:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\A5E82D02\16.0.0.125\InstStub.exe /X
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Norton Internet Security.
Uninstall Norton Internet Security


8. After removing Norton Internet Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Norton Internet Security which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Norton Internet Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Norton Internet Security by Symantec Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Norton Internet Security by Symantec Corporation is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Norton Internet Security in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-29 02:05:33.367