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How to get rid of the UrlLstCk Virus

Sometimes the UrlLstCk file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with UrlLstCk.exe

The UrlLstCk.exe process is also known as URL Check List and is a part of Norton Internet Security. This software is produced by Symantec (www.symantec.com). An obsolete or defective version of UrlLstCk.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 UrlLstCk.exe URL Check List

UrlLstCk.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. UrlLstCk.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - e.g. C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\. The file size is 22,656 bytes.
The program appears as a window on the desktop. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 0% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find UrlLstCk.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.

What do other computer users say about UrlLstCk?

from Norton. but what does it check ??
it check's if your comp has enough memory to download LOT spyware and viruses!
ahlam
UrlLstCk.exe is a part of the Norton Internet security suite, and is responsible for real-time checking of URL's during your browsign experience. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated

Summary: One user judges UrlLstCk.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted UrlLstCk.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Norton Internet Security

UrlLstCk.exe URL Check List fix

To remove URL Check List 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 UrlLstCk.exe (URL Check List) 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 URL Check List. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for URL Check List 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 UrlLstCk.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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