defwatch.exe – Here is the scoop on Norton Definition Watch as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is defwatch.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Norton Definition Watch?
defwatch.exe (Norton Definition Watch) – Details
The defwatch.exe process will check the virus definitions for Norton Antivirus to ensure that they are up to date. If it finds that they are out of date, it will start a process to download and install the latest definitions from the Symantec web site. If you have Norton antivirus configured to automatically download the latest definitions you can terminate this process.
defwatch.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers defwatch.exe to Symantec.
This is part of Norton antivirus.
defwatch.exe is related to advchk.exe, poproxy.exe, ccapp.exe, ccevtmgr.exe, cfgwiz.exe, iamapp.exe, icepack.exe, lao.exe, n32userl.dll, navapw32.exe, navw32.exe, ndetect.exe, nmain.exe, npscheck.exe, npssvc.exe, opscan.exe, rnav.exe, rtvscan.exe, rtvscn95.exe, savscan.exe, sbserv.exe, scanexplicit.exe, symstore.dll, vptray.exe, alunotify.exe, atrack.exe, cctrust.dll, navapsvc.exe, savroam.exe, sndmon.exe, usrprmpt.exe,
DEFWATCH.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for defwatch.exe or NORTON DEFINITION WATCH. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about defwatch.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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