Process name: Symantec Common Client CC App

Application using this process: Norton AntiVirus Suite


Process name: Symantec Common Client CC App

Application using this process: Norton AntiVirus Suite


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Process name: Symantec Common Client CC App

Application using this process: Norton AntiVirus Suite

Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.

What is ccapp.exe doing on my computer?

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 Antivirus’ 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.

Non-system processes like ccapp.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is ccapp.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
ccapp.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove ccapp.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. ccapp.exe is used by 'Norton AntiVirus Suite'.This is an application created by 'Symantec Corporation'. To stop ccapp.exe permanently uninstall 'Norton AntiVirus Suite' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is ccapp.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is ccapp.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

Why do I have multiple instances of ccapp.exe?

Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.

ccapp.exe is known to have 1 other instances:

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