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What is symsecdb.exe?

Part of Norton Security Dashboard by Symantec

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How does symsecdb.exe run?

Process - symsecdb.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. symsecdb.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the symsecdb.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of symsecdb.exe users, 22.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is symsecdb.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1471.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.26 MB RAM33.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\norton security dashboard\engine\\symsecdb.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 Norton Security Dashboard.

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: symsecdb.exe
Publisher: Symantec Corporation (verified)
Name: Norton Security Dashboard
Description: Norton Security Dashboard
Size: 813.98 KB
Original file name: SymSecDB.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002987832%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001516118%
User CPU: 0.00014717142702%
Privileged CPU time: 3453.12 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,201,376,854
CPU cycle count /min: 7,866,958
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 181.62 MB
Peak committed memory: 188.04 MB
Paged memory: 7.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.59 MB
Paged system memory: 341.78 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.24 KB
Working set memory: 15.96 MB
Peak working set memory: 24.38 MB
Min working set memory: 15.88 MB
Private memory: 7.26 MB
Page faults: 7,773
Page faults /min: 12
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,064
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 178.04 KB
Read transfer /min: 200 Bytes
Total write operations: 18
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 219.48 KB
Write transfer /min: 344 Bytes
Total other operations: 4,890
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 135.63 KB
Other Transfer /min: 80 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 26
USER objects: 33
Peak USER objects: 36
Handle count average: 334
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Norton Security Dashboard\Engine\\SymSecDB.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 10b3dc86d5bd797cbf713a6c1943bcfe
SHA-1: 27997aa053c9d9af1f2f5776b82a6e80925b1165
SHA-256: 01e180c1f4027c631a28be84956c324b5613c2083b941db0f403b49863f9a445

PE image details

File packed: No
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