npssvc.exe – Here is the scoop on Program Scheduler as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is npssvc.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Program Scheduler?
npssvc.exe (Program Scheduler) – Details
The npssvc.exe process is used by Norton antivirus to run scheduled updates of virus definitions and scheduled system scans. This process must not be stopped. If it is stopped, Norton antivirus may become out of date and will not be able to effectively protect your computer.
npssvc.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers npssvc.exe to Symantec.
This is part of Norton antivirus.
npssvc.exe is related to advchk.exe, poproxy.exe, ccapp.exe, ccevtmgr.exe, cfgwiz.exe, defwatch.exe, iamapp.exe, icepack.exe, lao.exe, n32userl.dll, navapw32.exe, navw32.exe, ndetect.exe, nmain.exe, npscheck.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,
NPSSVC.EXE – Disclaimer
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