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What is navex15?


Navex15.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.
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Navex15.sys file information

The process known as AV Engine belongs to software Symantec Antivirus Engine or NAVEX15 by Symantec (www.symantec.com).

Description: Navex15.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 799,208 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 865,904 bytes and 24 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/navex15.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows core file. The navex15.sys file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. navex15.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with navex15.sys, you can completely remove MIMIU-S PC-Software V50 or Outerinfo (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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If navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 1,323,568 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 876,144 bytes and 7 more variants. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. navex15.sys seems to be a compressed file.

If navex15.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 895,312 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,576,312 bytes, 1,323,568 bytes or 876,144 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. There is no detailed description of this service. Navex15.sys is not a Windows system file. navex15.sys seems to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as navex15.sys. Therefore, you should check the navex15.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)
Belongs to Norton Internet Security
  Shadowlight  
It is currently causeing a PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA on a corporate latptop. I am looking for a reason why.
  Johnny Quest's boy-slave , Hodgie  
Should only exist in ...\Common Files\Symantec Shared\VirusDefs\...
  RiceBoy  
NAVEX15.EXE NAVEX15.SYS are sleeping MALWARE files you should GOOGLE any file when they pop up
  Frank Readerman  
not permitting me for 3 days+ to stay on pc more than 2 min,,,,,,so upse with it
  Babee  
shuts system off
   
NAV = Norton Antiv-Virus
  s  
Norton Internet Security AV Engin
  golden  

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Summary: Average user rating of navex15.sys: based on 13 votes with 10 user comments.
8 users think navex15.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. 5 users think navex15.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it. 3 users don't grade navex15.sys ("not sure about it").


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