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Norton Identity Safe by Symantec Corporation (Signed)

Remove nst.exe


nst.exe has 3 known versions, the most recent one is It is started as a Windows Service called 'Norton Identity Safe' with the name 'NCO'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 126.61 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Symantec Corporation by the certification authority VeriSign. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Norton Identity Safe from Symantec Corporation. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0021% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 15.2 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 15.89 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.14 KB per minute for reads and 5 Bytes per minute for writes.


File name:nst.exe
Publisher:Symantec Corporation
Product name:Norton Identity Safe
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\norton identity safe\engine\2014.5.0.67\nst.exe
Original name:ccSvcHst.exe
Issued to:Symantec Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, August 9, 2010
Windows Service
Service name:NCO
Display name:Norton Identity Safe
Description:“Norton Identity Safe”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Norton Identity Safe.)
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of nst.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'NCO' (Norton Identity Safe)

VersionsAll file variations of nst.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
03260b40aa59f5bdc1e0abe315b652ba 2a65abe7303dd94f37f98adb2d4417be4e532c06 127.05 KB
3e3a97c7c7e79df8f08f22f0666d9e03 d2dc5d82bc345b43a98d588190e7add419cdf71e 126.39 KB
197f932671c6a92ce35f2fde37159594 bf578e35b19b2f10ec3fc77d2871d0a8de9b3728 126.39 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8 Enterprise 8.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.33% of Norton Identity Safe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 37.50%
Sony 12.50%
Acer 6.25%
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