navapsvc.exe - Is navapsvc.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is navapsvc.exe?
Purpose of navapsvc.exe:

Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: navapsvc.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This is an executable program and its known as the Norton Anti-virus auto-protect service. If you are running Norton antivirus, then most likely you will find this task. Visit navapsvc.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the navapsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location is not currently listed but will most likely be in the Symantec folder with all their other installed programs.

  • Is navapsvc.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is navapsvc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove navapsvc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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