Norton Security Norton Security

A guide to uninstall Norton Security from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Norton Security for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Symantec Corporation. More information on Symantec Corporation can be seen here. More details about Norton Security can be found at . Norton Security is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Norton Security directory, subject to the user's choice. You can remove Norton Security by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NS\A5E82D02\\InstStub.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. Norton Security's main file takes about 142.77 KB (146200 bytes) and is called uiStub.exe.

Norton Security contains of the executables below. They take 44.29 MB (46441184 bytes) on disk.

  • ARestore.exe (6.17 MB)
  • asOELnch.exe (82.77 KB)
  • bhca.exe (370.92 KB)
  • buIH.exe (365.30 KB)
  • buVss.exe (387.30 KB)
  • cltLMH.exe (1.83 MB)
  • cltRT.exe (241.30 KB)
  • coInst.exe (74.80 KB)
  • coNatHst.exe (57.30 KB)
  • EFAInst.exe (3.83 MB)
  • elaminst.exe (705.67 KB)
  • geardifx.exe (1.89 MB)
  • InstCA.exe (395.77 KB)
  • MCUI32.exe (222.27 KB)
  • Navw32.exe (103.77 KB)
  • ncolow.exe (323.80 KB)
  • NS.exe (275.41 KB)
  • nsc.exe (1.58 MB)
  • ruleup.exe (831.16 KB)
  • sevinst.exe (308.16 KB)
  • SRTSP_CA.exe (60.70 KB)
  • symdgnhc.exe (187.66 KB)
  • symerr.exe (83.77 KB)
  • symimins.exe (480.16 KB)
  • tuih.exe (366.30 KB)
  • uiStub.exe (142.77 KB)
  • wfpunins.exe (461.66 KB)
  • WSCStub.exe (201.98 KB)
  • difxinst64.exe (129.36 KB)
  • difxinst32.exe (113.86 KB)
  • arestore.exe (6.17 MB)
  • asoelnch.exe (82.77 KB)
  • buih.exe (365.30 KB)
  • buvss.exe (387.30 KB)
  • cltlmh.exe (1.84 MB)
  • cltrt.exe (241.30 KB)
  • coinst.exe (74.80 KB)
  • conathst.exe (57.30 KB)
  • efainst.exe (3.87 MB)
  • elaminst.exe (705.67 KB)
  • instca.exe (397.27 KB)
  • mcui32.exe (222.27 KB)
  • navw32.exe (103.77 KB)
  • ncolow.exe (325.80 KB)
  • ns.exe (275.41 KB)
  • sevinst.exe (316.66 KB)
  • srtsp_ca.exe (60.70 KB)
  • uistub.exe (143.27 KB)
  • wscstub.exe (205.48 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Norton Security version only. You can find below a few links to other Norton Security versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you remove Norton Security from your computer.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Norton Security:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\01\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\04\02\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\05\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\06\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\07\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\08\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\muis.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\09\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0A\03\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0A\03\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0A\03\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0A\03\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0A\03\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0B\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0C\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0D\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\0E\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\10\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\11\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\muis.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\12\01\Readme.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\13\01\diFVal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\13\01\EULA_Int.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\13\01\EULA_NA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\13\01\isBrand.loc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Branding\\13\01\muis.dll.mui

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Security History

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security\Engine\\NS.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\BHDrvx64\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\IDSVia64\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NAVENG\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NAVEX15\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NS\ImagePath

A way to remove Norton Security with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Norton Security is a program offered by the software company Symantec Corporation. Sometimes, people try to erase this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach to erase Norton Security 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press 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 the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Norton Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Norton Security". If it is installed on your PC the Norton Security app will be found automatically. After you click Norton Security in the list , the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Norton Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Norton Security:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NS\A5E82D02\\InstStub.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Norton Security.
Uninstall Norton Security

8. After uninstalling Norton Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Norton Security that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Norton Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Norton Security by Symantec Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Norton Security by Symantec Corporation is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Norton Security supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 05:19:58.217