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A guide 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)

The current web page applies to Norton Online Backup version alone. Click on the links below for other Norton Online Backup versions: to view all...
When you're planning to uninstall Norton Online Backup you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

The files below remain on your disk by Norton Online Backup's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{652C1CDF-C61D-4525-9348-8C272CC2DB24}\MainIcon.ico

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuClient.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Norton Online Backup\NOBuClient.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{D563756B-4023-4F1E-90EA-97A93FF560BC}C:\program files (x86)\symantec\norton online backup\nobuclient.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{6E48242B-80A6-425C-9860-863CAA6007EF}C:\program files (x86)\symantec\norton online backup\nobuclient.exe

How to remove Norton Online Backup from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Online Backup is a program by Symantec Corporation. Some users want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way 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 already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Norton Online Backup or simply click the Search field and type in "Norton Online Backup". If it is installed on your PC the Norton Online Backup program will be found very quickly. After you click Norton Online Backup in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Norton Online Backup, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Norton Online Backup:

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

8. After uninstalling Norton Online Backup, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Norton Online Backup which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Norton Online Backup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 info on how to uninstall Norton Online Backup supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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