What does the LuCallbackProxy.exe file do?
The LuCallbackProxy.exe process is also known as LuCallBackProxy Module and is a part of LiveUpdate or, as the case may be, LuCallBackProxy Module. This software is produced by Symantec (www.symantec.com). An obsolete or defective version of LuCallbackProxy.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LuCallBackProxy Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LuCallBackProxy Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LuCallbackProxy.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module LuCallbackProxy.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about LuCallbackProxy.exe LuCallBackProxy Module
LuCallbackProxy.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. LuCallbackProxy.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 484,720 bytes (36% of all these files), 104,128 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. LuCallbackProxy.exe is capable of make itself undetectable by other programs. For this reason, 20% 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 LuCallbackProxy.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 LuCallbackProxy?
|Belongs to Skybtbroadband. It is part of their p2p program that is downloaded with skybtbroadband. This is infact a virus that clogs up your internet uploading all videos, music etc.. |
|Eats all of my resources |
|It actually DOES belong to symantec's internet security program, thus not malicious. |
|Symantic Live update |
|Part of Norton Antivirus update system |
Summary: 10 users judge LuCallbackProxy.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. However, 5 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 10 users have already deleted LuCallbackProxy.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall LiveUpdate or LuCallBackProxy Module
To remove LuCallBackProxy Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for LiveUpdate or LuCallBackProxy Module in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if LuCallbackProxy.exe (LuCallBackProxy Module) 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 LuCallBackProxy Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LuCallBackProxy Module 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 LuCallbackProxy.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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