How to remove an ISSVC error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ISSVC.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.
ISSVC.exe file information
The process known as IS Service belongs to software Norton Internet Security (version 2005) or Symantec Client Security or Norton Personal Firewall (version 2005) or IDAutomation.com Code (version 128) or Command & Conquer Red Alert (version 2) or Internet Security by Symantec (www.symantec.com).
Description: ISSVC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ - generally c:\program files\norton internet security\ or C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 83,584 bytes (93% of all occurrences), 79,488 bytes and 5 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. File ISSVC.exe is digitally signed. ISSVC.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
- look for help from the software company Symantec
- uninstall the associated program
(Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Norton Internet Security 2005 or Norton Internet Security)
Recommended: Identify ISSVC.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "ISSVC" must run at start up. Part of Norton Internet Security Suite
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ISSVC.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ISSVC.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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