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What does the ccPxySvc.exe file do?

The ccPxySvc.exe process is also known as Norton Internet Security Proxy Service and is a part of Norton Internet Security. This software is produced by Symantec (www.symantec.com). An obsolete or defective version of ccPxySvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ccPxySvc.exe Norton Internet Security Proxy service

ccPxySvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ccPxySvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (in most cases C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\ respectively C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\). Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 34,496 bytes (72% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 34,040 bytes.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This ccPxySvc program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. CcPxySvc.exe is capable of hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 28% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ccPxySvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ccPxySvc?

Completely harmless. It should be helping your computer!
It's part of Norton Internet Security
Jim
its a proxy service for norton internet security
J
It hogs CPU resource (98%!)
Keith
its eat a larg space of memory and cpu usage
akam

Summary: 18 users judge ccPxySvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 7 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted ccPxySvc.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Norton Internet Security

ccPxySvc.exe Norton Internet Security Proxy service fix

To remove Norton Internet Security Proxy service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Norton Internet Security in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if ccPxySvc.exe (Norton Internet Security Proxy service) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Norton Internet Security Proxy service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Norton Internet Security Proxy service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ccPxySvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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