What is noelauncher.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the noelauncher.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Noelauncher.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with noelauncher
Noelauncher.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as NAS Outlook Express Launcher belongs to software Norman Security Suite or Norman Virus Control by Norman ASA (

Description: Noelauncher.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Noelauncher.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 74,056 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 79,304 bytes or 78,176 bytes. 
It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. Noelauncher.exe is digitally signed. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Noelauncher.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall Norman Security Suite or Norman Virus Control, or try to get help from the software vendor. Click on Norman Security Suite or Norman Virus Control in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or click on or to visit the vendor's website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as noelauncher.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the noelauncher.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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Best practices for resolving noelauncher issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with noelauncher. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the noelauncher.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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