How to remove an nisum error
The free file information forum can help you determine if nisum.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.
Nisum.exe file information
The process known as Norton Internet Security NISUM or Norton Internet Security Stats or User Manager belongs to software Norton Internet Security or Symantec Client Firewall or Norton Internet Security Accounts Manager by Symantec (www.symantec.com).
Description: nisum.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 140,536 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 87,720 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. Nisum.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. nisum.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could also uninstall Norton Personal Firewall or Norton Internet Security from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
Recommended: Identify nisum.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Nisum" must run at start up. Norton Personal Firewall
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nisum.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nisum.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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