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What is symnspscanner.exe?

Part of Symantec Norton Security Product by Symantec

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How does symnspscanner.exe run?

Process - symnspscanner.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. symnspscanner.exe is executed by the process hsplayer.exe (Norton HSPlayer by Symantec).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the symnspscanner.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of symnspscanner.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is symnspscanner.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU61.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.8 MB RAM17.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\norton pc checkup\engine\\scanners\npd\symnspscanner.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Symantec Norton Security Product.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

About Symantec Corporation

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File details

File name: symnspscanner.exe
Publisher: Symantec Corporation (verified)
Name: Symantec Norton Security Product
Description: Norton Security Product Scanner
Product version: 3.0
Size: 435.46 KB
Original file name: SymNSPScanner.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/7/2010
Expiration date: 11/23/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000260278%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000198383%
User CPU: 0.00000618954384%
Privileged CPU time: 250 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 799,036,551
CPU cycle count /min: 158,776
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 73.29 MB
Peak committed memory: 79.44 MB
Paged memory: 3.8 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.95 MB
Paged system memory: 144.43 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.84 KB
Working set memory: 1.54 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.87 MB
Min working set memory: 1.54 MB
Private memory: 3.8 MB
Page faults: 2,162
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 53
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 1.21 MB
Read transfer /min: 251 Bytes
Total write operations: 8
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2 KB
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 896
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 17.13 KB
Other Transfer /min: 3 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
Peak GDI objects: 16
USER objects: 5
Peak USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 108
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\norton pc checkup\engine\\scanners\npd\symnspscanner.exe" /R "C:\Program Files\Norton PC Checkup\Engine\\logs\NPDResults.xml" /G "C:\Program Files\Norton PC Checkup\Engine\\logs"

Image hashes

MD5: a660cfc541d6547c4f33cd381e4d62f6
SHA-1: 779bb9cddc9f7b9275698428dec3a2b63e218333
SHA-256: e07f135c74b0576da483e3d3d9a3767504dcf8e9f9c7a938c6fe9e1012c0f430

PE image details

File packed: No
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