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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nav.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if nav.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, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\nav.exe

This application is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\nav.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 4bda87d35257827ac6d7e7e83a7bbc0e.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Norton AntiVirus

The description present in the program is Norton AntiVirus.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Symantec Corporation

Maker Symantec Corporation.


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

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

Has valid windows


nav.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to the user.

Digitally signed


nav.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from nav.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 string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.