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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nsbu.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if nsbu.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\\nsbu.exe

The default filename and path where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\\nsbu.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 79287329b591fe6e3aa7bf169469e4cb.

Is running as a service


This program is registered 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 the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Norton Security with Backup

The description stored in the file is Norton Security with Backup.

File version

File version


 Symantec Corporation

Publisher Symantec Corporation.


 Copyright (c) 2016 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright Copyright (c) 2016 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


nsbu.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


nsbu.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to nsbu.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Symantec Corporation

Digital certificate name: 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.