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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nsbu.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if nsbu.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

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

This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security with Backup\Engine\\nsbu.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 82e38ae3aa0487d32f215797a41b39ee.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

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 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a current computer cpu.

File description

 Norton Security with Backup

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

File version

File version


 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


nsbu.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to nsbu.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 a good sign. si are uninstall.