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Symantec Security Technologies by Symantec Corporation (Signed)

Remove ccSvcHst.exe


There are 2 versions of ccSvcHst.exe in the wild, the latest version being It is started as a Windows Service called 'NIS' with the name 'NAV' and described as “Norton AntiVirus”. . The average file size is about 120.92 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Symantec Corporation by VeriSign. The programs Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360 have been observed as installing specific variations of ccSvcHst.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 28.79 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 92.91 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 6.65 MB per minute for reads and 933.91 KB per minute for writes.

What is ccSvcHst.exe?

Symantec Service Framework for Norton 360 by Symantec, is marketed as an all-in-one Windows PC security suite that includes an antivirus, a personal firewall, a phishing protection program and a backup program. What distinguishes this suite from Norton Internet Security is the inclusion of file backup and PC maintenance capabilities. Norton 360 is distributed as a download, a box copy, or is preinstalled on computers as OEM software.

About ccSvcHst.exe (from Symantec Corporation)

Norton 360 delivers all-in-one security for everything the computer users in your family care about, providing automatic and transparent protection from viruses, spyware, fraudulent Web sites, phishin


File name:ccSvcHst.exe
Publisher:Symantec Corporation
Product name:Symantec Security Technologies
Description:Symantec Service Framework
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\norton 360\engine\\ccsvchst.exe
Issued to:Symantec Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, December 6, 2010
Expiration date:Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Windows Service
Service name:NAV
Display name:NIS
Description:“Norton AntiVirus”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Symantec Security Technologies.)
Symantec Corporation
1% remove
Basic antivirus protection that stops viruses and spyware, so you can safely go online and share. Five patented layers of protection quickly and accurately detect and eliminate viruses and spyware. Pr...
Symantec Corporation
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Norton Internet Security, developed by Symantec Corporation, is a computer program that provides malware prevention and removal during subscription period and uses signatures and heuristics to identif...
Symantec Corporation
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Norton AntiVirus 2009 Classic does not include spyware or adware detection. The Classic edition is marketed alongside Norton AntiVirus 2009, which does include spyware and adware detection. Two variat...
Symantec Corporation
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Norton 360, developed by Symantec, is marketed as an "all-in-one" computer security suite. The package includes an antivirus, a personal firewall, a phishing protection program and a backup program. W...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ccSvcHst.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • NIS
  • 'NAV' (Norton AntiVirus)
  • 'N360' (Norton Security Suite)
  • 'NIS' (Norton Internet Security)
  • 'N360' (Norton 360)

VersionsAll file variations of ccSvcHst.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
ee215321e83be72ab77b6627fd149eae 68916d40bb310d1959e2665d64a57c88192b71e6 114.88 KB
e78a365cc3e0fbfc018a33dce01909f8 971ea3fe24b3fe5f3b695ba3d482121ad8c86325 126.96 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.27%
Windows Vista Home Premium 18.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows 7 Starter 2.88%
Windows 8 Pro 1.92%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.92%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 70.00% of Symantec Security Technologies.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 46.81%
Dell 25.53%
Toshiba 12.77%
Samsung 6.38%
Gateway 4.26%
Acer 4.26%
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