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How to uninstall Norton Online Backup from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Norton Online Backup for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Symantec Corporation. Take a look here where you can get more info on Symantec Corporation. Usually the Norton Online Backup application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Norton Online Backup by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{40A66DF6-22D3-44B5-A7D3-83B118A2C0DC}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. NOBuClient.exe is the Norton Online Backup's primary executable file and it takes close to 3.20 MB (3352960 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with Norton Online Backup. They take about 7.23 MB (7582976 bytes) on disk.

  • NOBuAgent.exe (4.03 MB)
  • NOBuClient.exe (3.20 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Norton Online Backup. For other Norton Online Backup versions please click below: to view all...
Many files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be removed when you want to remove Norton Online Backup from your computer.

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

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\BuEng.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuAgent.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuClient.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOTICES.RTF

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{40A66DF6-22D3-44B5-A7D3-83B118A2C0DC}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NOBU\ImagePath

A way to uninstall Norton Online Backup from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Online Backup is an application by Symantec Corporation. Some users choose to uninstall it. This is difficult because performing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY manner to uninstall Norton Online Backup 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 on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will be made available to you

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

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Norton Online Backup, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Norton Online Backup.
Uninstall Norton Online Backup

8. After uninstalling Norton Online Backup, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Norton Online Backup which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Norton Online Backup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Norton Online Backup by Symantec Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Norton Online Backup by Symantec Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Norton Online Backup in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 01:48:37.143