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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nis.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if nis.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

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

Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\\nis.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 9b8995e49134686a7d1a5b04845ca130.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a x64 executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.

File description

 Norton Internet Security

The description extracted from the program is Norton Internet Security.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Symantec Corporation

Maker Symantec Corporation.


 Copyright (c) 2017 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) 2017 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


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

Digitally signed


nis.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in nis.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

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 a good sign. si are uninstall.