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What is naveng?


Naveng.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if naveng.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Naveng.sys file information

The process known as AV Engine belongs to software Symantec Antivirus Engine or NAVENG by Symantec (www.symantec.com).

Description: Naveng.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 77,864 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 79,240 bytes and 15 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/naveng.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. Naveng.sys is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Outerinfo).

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If naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 84,912 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 86,064 bytes and 8 more variants. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. The naveng.sys file is not a Windows system file. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file.

If naveng.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 89,936 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 84,912 bytes, 77,816 bytes, 81,232 bytes or 89,104 bytes. The program is not visible. Naveng.sys is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. naveng.sys seems to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as naveng.sys. Therefore, you should check the naveng.sys 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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User Comments

Norton Antivirus
  J├╝rgen Quast  
Part of Symantec Norton Internet Security suite
  Georg   (further information)
A function of Norton Anti Virus 2004
  Fred  
Related to VX2.Transponder Browser Plug In
  Conrad  
should I allow it to install??
  Valeri Mason  
Belongs to Norton Internet Security
  Shadowlight  
This file causes my Windows XP restarts itself and cannot turn on properly.
  Edward  
Norton antivirus
  SAM  
Rootkit Detection program detects it as a rootkit
  Dan  
Norton Internet Security 2010 AV Engin
  golden  

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Summary: Average user rating of naveng.sys: based on 10 votes with 10 user comments.
6 users think naveng.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks naveng.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade naveng.sys ("not sure about it").


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