What is InstStub.exe by NortonLifeLock Inc?

InstStub.exe is 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.

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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

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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 file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\oxygen.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\EvtSvc2.DAT.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Framework\O2Reg.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\7EC03A1811E9B97417D096868DE926C2.DAT.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\AD2A708111EB556C17D0B8868DE926C2.DAT.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPS\Overrides.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPS\PEP_RUL.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\CONFIG_CUR.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\LOCALCONFIG_CUR.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\LocationMap.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\symnetdrv\SET_CUR.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\webcam\wpDynam.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\STAMPENode.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\SRTSP\SrtspSet.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Connections\connectn.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\IPUA\ipua.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\LCset.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\nsp.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\QuickStart\QStart.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\660700e2-e1ef-4bc9-a0c9-12acddc012a5.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\ShdSettg.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\STAMPSet.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\diStRptr\diStRptr.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\stic\stic.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\sef\sef_mountpoint.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\99e0d341-db8c-4efe-93ea-e910e4143d4d.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\BASH\SPSettg.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\Product\DiagRpt.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NSBU_22.8.1.14\CmnClnt\ccSetMgr\Volatile.dat.bak file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7} new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt\SQClient.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\ErrMgmt\SQClient.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\asDynam.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\asDynam.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\cltDynam.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\cltDynam.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupPing.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupPing.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupSettings.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\BackupSettings.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\NSP.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\NSP.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Backup.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Backup.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NPEFlowSettings.DAT new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NPEFlowSettings.DAT.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\set-priv.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\set-priv.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Layout.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Layout.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ProdExcl.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ProdExcl.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\AddOn.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\AddOn.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\SWLite.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\SWLite.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW\perfausr.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCW\perfausr.dat.log new file created
%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 new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NUM\Settings.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Depend.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Depend.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\OEM.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\OEM.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\User.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\User.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Managed.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\Managed.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections\connectn.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Connections\connectn.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ncpDynam.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\ncpDynam.dat.log new file created
%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 new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\sef\sef_mountpoint.dat.log new file created
%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 new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\SymNetDrv\CONFIG_CUR.dat.log new file created
%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 new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPENode.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPENode.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPDNode.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Product\STAMPDNode.dat.log new file created
%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 new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\oxygen.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\O2Reg.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\Framework\O2Reg.dat.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO\IDD2.dat new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\NortonInstaller\Settings\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\NCO\IDD2.dat.log new file created

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