nsctop.exe – Here is the scoop on System center discovery service as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is nsctop.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of System center discovery service?
nsctop.exe (System center discovery service) – Details
The nsctop.exe process is installed on computers within a network, and is used to locate servers on the network that provide antivirus definitions and other antivirus related data. You should leave this process running if your computer is on a network.
nsctop.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers nsctop.exe to Symantec.
This is part of Symantec system center.
NSCTOP.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for nsctop.exe or SYSTEM CENTER DISCOVERY SERVICE. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about nsctop.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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