Is symlcsvc.exe safe?
Symlcsvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if symlcsvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Symlcsvc.exe file information
The process known as Symantec Core Component or licensing system
belongs to software Norton Internet Security or Symantec Core Component or Symantec Core LC or Norton Internet Security (Symantec Core LC) or Symantec Licensing Technology or Dance Praise or DeepBurner or MedQuest (version 32)
by Symantec (www.symantec.com).
Description: Symlcsvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. symlcsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" - mostly C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,119,888 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 819,352 bytes and 19 more variants.
The program is not visible. Symlcsvc.exe is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Symlcsvc.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with symlcsvc.exe, you can also do the following:
1) completely remove Norton Internet Security Suite (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
2) visit the www.norton.com support page
3) verify that you have installed the latest version.
Recommended: Identify symlcsvc.exe related errors
If symlcsvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 52% dangerous. The file size is 593,920 bytes. The program is not visible. The symlcsvc.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The symlcsvc.exe file is not a Windows core file. Symlcsvc.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Symantec Core LC" must run at start up. Part of Norton AntiVirus 2004. What does it do?
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as symlcsvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the symlcsvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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