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How to uninstall Norton Online Backup from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Norton Online Backup for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Symantec Corporation. Check out here for more info on Symantec Corporation. Detailed information about Norton Online Backup can be found at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Online Backup ARA folder. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. Norton Online Backup's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{311739EB-5C94-4EE1-B911-2D1F005060F4}\NARA\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe. ARA.exe is the Norton Online Backup's main executable file and it occupies approximately 683.33 KB (699728 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Norton Online Backup. They take 12.47 MB (13071216 bytes) on disk.

  • ARA.exe (683.33 KB)
  • ARAMetro.exe (229.33 KB)
  • InstallHelper.exe (20.33 KB)
  • NOBUClient.exe (11.55 MB)

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When you're planning to uninstall Norton Online Backup you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\BuEng.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuAgent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuClient.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOTICES.RTF
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{E625FCA0-E43E-4D3B-92FF-4851308A0366}\MainIcon.ico

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Symantec\Norton Online Backup
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symantec\Norton Online Backup

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{E625FCA0-E43E-4D3B-92FF-4851308A0366}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\Windows\Installer\{E625FCA0-E43E-4D3B-92FF-4851308A0366}\HelpIcon.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\Windows\Installer\{E625FCA0-E43E-4D3B-92FF-4851308A0366}\UninstallIcon.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NOBU\ImagePath

How to erase Norton Online Backup from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Online Backup is an application marketed by Symantec Corporation. Sometimes, users try to erase this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY manner to erase Norton Online Backup 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Norton Online Backup or simply click the Search field and type in "Norton Online Backup". The Norton Online Backup application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Norton Online Backup in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Norton Online Backup, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Norton Online Backup:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\NortonInstaller\{311739EB-5C94-4EE1-B911-2D1F005060F4}\NARA\LicenseType\\InstStub.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Norton Online Backup.
Uninstall Norton Online Backup

8. After uninstalling Norton Online Backup, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Norton Online Backup that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Norton Online Backup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Norton Online Backup by Symantec Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Norton Online Backup by Symantec Corporation is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Norton Online Backup supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application 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: 2016-06-18 22:13:57.217