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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nis.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if nis.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\\EndpointProtectionAgent\Engine\\NIS.exe

Usually, this program is found in C:\Program Files\\EndpointProtectionAgent\Engine\\NIS.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is bbabe157fcc26d28127f379ff5ca1dbd.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire set of features of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Symantec Service Framework

The description stored in the program is Symantec Service Framework.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Symantec Corporation

Company name Symantec Corporation.


 Copyright (c) 2015 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 2015 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Digitally signed


nis.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in nis.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Symantec Corporation

Digitally signed by: Symantec Corporation

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.