What is InstStub.exe by NortonLifeLock Inc?

InstStub.exe is a part of NortonSecurity and developed by NortonLifeLock Inc according to the InstStub.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like InstStub.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, InstStub.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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InstStub.exe's description is "NortonSecurity".

InstStub.exe is digitally signed by NortonLifeLock Inc.

InstStub.exe is an .exe file.

InstStub.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NGC\2454B0AB\22.20.5.39\InstStub.exe

InstStub.exe basic information

Description
NortonSecurity
Internal Name
Norton Security
Version
22.20.5.39
Hash
A3DB288207EE3C0F697815A6921DCE80

InstStub.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\22.20.5.39\WSCStub.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\22.20.5.39\WFPUnins.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\22.20.5.39\ELAMInst.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\22.20.5.39\EFAInst64.exe

InstStub.exe actions

List of the actions InstStub.exe executes on a user's PC
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\NUM\Settings.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\oxygen.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\EvtSvc2.DAT.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\O2Reg.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\7EC03A1811E9B97417D096868DE926C2.DAT.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\AD2A708111EB556C17D0B8868DE926C2.DAT.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPS\Overrides.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPS\PEP_RUL.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\CONFIG_CUR.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\LOCALCONFIG_CUR.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\LocationMap.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\SET_CUR.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\webcam\wpDynam.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\STAMPENode.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\SRTSP\SrtspSet.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Connections\connectn.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPUA\ipua.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\LCset.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\nsp.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\QuickStart\QStart.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\660700e2-e1ef-4bc9-a0c9-12acddc012a5.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\ShdSettg.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\STAMPSet.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\diStRptr\diStRptr.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\stic\stic.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\sef\sef_mountpoint.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\99e0d341-db8c-4efe-93ea-e910e4143d4d.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\SPSettg.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\DiagRpt.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\Volatile.dat.bak
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt\SQClient.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt\SQClient.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\asDynam.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\asDynam.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\cltDynam.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\cltDynam.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupPing.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupPing.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupSettings.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupSettings.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\NSP.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\NSP.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Backup.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Backup.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NPEFlowSettings.DAT
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NPEFlowSettings.DAT.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\set-priv.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\set-priv.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Layout.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Layout.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ProdExcl.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ProdExcl.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\AddOn.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\AddOn.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\SWLite.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\SWLite.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW\perfausr.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW\perfausr.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NUM
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NUM\Settings.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NUM\Settings.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Depend.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Depend.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\OEM.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\OEM.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\User.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\User.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Managed.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Managed.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections\connectn.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections\connectn.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ncpDynam.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ncpDynam.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\sef
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\sef\sef_mountpoint.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\sef\sef_mountpoint.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SymNetDrv
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SymNetDrv\CONFIG_CUR.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SymNetDrv\CONFIG_CUR.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SRTSP
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SRTSP\SrtspSet.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SRTSP\SrtspSet.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPENode.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPENode.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPDNode.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPDNode.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\oxygen.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\oxygen.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\O2Reg.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\O2Reg.dat.log
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO\IDD2.dat
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%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO\IDD2.dat.log
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InstStub.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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InstStub.exe's virus check

74%

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22%

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4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

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