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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ccsvchst.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if ccsvchst.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe

This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 43cf5d42fe4475e8e1e74be484b7e33a.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Symantec Service Framework

The description extracted from the program is Symantec Service Framework.

File version

File version


 Symantec Corporation

Maker Symantec Corporation.


 Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


ccsvchst.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from ccsvchst.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Symantec Corporation

Digitally signed by: Symantec Corporation

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


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