How to remove an ccProxy error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ccProxy.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
CcProxy.exe file information
The process known as Symantec Network Proxy Service or Common Client Network Proxy Service or CCProxy Microsoft MFC Application or Norton Shared Update
belongs to software Client and Host Security Platform or Common Client or Symantec Security Technologies or Symantec Network Proxy or ccPxyCore or CCProxy Application or Symantec Client Security or Common Client Network Proxy Service
by Symantec (www.symantec.com).
Description: ccProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder - typically C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 202,400 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 235,168 bytes and 22 more variants.
The program is not visible. CcProxy.exe is a Verisign signed file. File ccProxy.exe is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If any problems with ccPxyCore or Symantec Client Security occur, you can remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify ccProxy.exe related errors
If ccProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 40% dangerous. The file size is 186,744 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 1,073,152 bytes, 186,216 bytes, 186,728 bytes or 995,328 bytes.
The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.
ccProxy.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.
If any problems with Norton 360 or CCProxy occur, you can remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel.
If ccProxy.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 85% dangerous. The file size is 288,256 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 698,368 bytes, 776,704 bytes or 704,000 bytes. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. File ccProxy.exe is not a Windows core file. CcProxy.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. ccProxy.exe is able to hide itself and record inputs.
If ccProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 47% dangerous. The file size is 1,165,312 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 983,040 bytes.
If ccProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 698,368 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 999,424 bytes.
If ccProxy.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 66% dangerous. The file size is 8,366,912 bytes.
If ccProxy.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 1,093,632 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "ccProxy" can run at start up. Part of Norton Internet Security, proxy server that is used to support the parental controls. If you turn parental controls off at user level the process is not loaded. Reported to cause excessive CPU usage
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ccProxy.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ccProxy.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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