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#1 teniare

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 07:15 AM

Hello fellow members :thumbsup:
I was wondering if I could get some advice or something on weither or not I should remove ccApp from my startup files.
The description is Symantec User Session and the filename is ccapp.exe.
Im not really sure if I should remove it or not because of all the other entries that were listed in the Startup Data Base and I had just removed Trojan.Brisc.A!inf and am currently removing Troj/Wimad-N and App/Killit-A.
I just dont want to remove anything crucial.
Thanks for your time!

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 10:27 AM

If you use Norton A-V, it is necessary



The ccapp.exe file stands for Common Client Application and is the executable responsible for checking emails and auto-protect facilities as part of the Norton Antivirus suite.

The ccapp.exe file is used as the Norton Antivirusí real-time scanner. When Windows loads, the ccapp.exe file also loads as VxD or virtual device driver. As the ccapp.exe file executes behind the scenes, it scans your system for Trojan Horses, viruses, and worms.

Before Windows can completely shut down, the ccapp.exe file will scan the boot drives for sector viruses if a floppy disk can be found inside the drive. In case a virus is detected, a message will be displayed asking you to repair the infected floppy disk boot record.

You will be able to view the details of the scan in the recorded report log. Details in the report include the name of the virus, location of the file infected, time it was detected, and the action taken by the application or the user.

Note: ccapp.exe could also be a process belonging to an advertising program by Symantec Common Client CC App. This process monitors your browsing habits and distributes the data back to the author's servers for analysis.\r This also prompts advertising popups.\r This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system.\r



ccapp.exe should not be disabled, required for essential applications to work properly

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#3 teniare

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 12:25 PM

Thanks a lot for the help!!! :thumbsup:




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