Ccapp.exe stands for Common Client Application and is an important process belonging to the Norton Antivirus suite. This process works in real time and continuously scans your system and incoming mails for viruses, Trojans and worms. It is important that you do not terminate this process, as doing so will prevent Norton from protecting your PC.
Common Ccapp.exe Errors
A common ccapp.exe error message that you may receive during system startup and system shutdown is:
ccapp.exe is not responding”
If you are using Norton 2005, then to resolve the issue update your Norton product with the latest updates and virus definitions. To do this, open the Symantec Support Web page in your Internet Explorer window. On the Symantec Support Web page, expand I use Norton Antivirus 2005 and click on the Run It Now button.
Note: If for some reason you are unable to open the above Web page, you can update your Norton 2005 product by using the Live Update option that is included in the software.
If the error is not fixed by updating your Norton 2005 product, then follow the steps given below:
If you use Norton Antivirus 2006/2004/2003 product, then expand the I use Norton Antivirus 2006/2004/2003 option given on the Symantec Support Web page. Click on the Run It Now button given under Delete temporary files heading and reboot your PC.
If you still receive the error after deleting the temporary files, then follow the steps listed for Norton 2005 product to disable the Floppy scan during system shutdown.
Another error related to ccapp.exe that you may receive is:
Runtime error: CCApp.exe”
On a Windows XP computer, you can correct this error by following the steps listed below:
Many Virus and spyware programs add malicious files to your PC with names similar to existing system tasks. If you suspect your system is infected with a virus then go through the current tasks running on your machine and see if you can locate any similarly named tasks. Also, if you do not use any Norton product but still receive the ccapp.exe error, then this may indicate the presence of a virus or spyware on your PC.
To keep your system secure, regularly scan your PC using an antispyware tool. Also, use an advanced registry cleaner tool, such as RegGenie to scan the registry for all malicious and redundant entries and remove them.
Driver Update: Some EXE errors are related to driver problems such as obsolete, outdated or incompatible drivers. A driver update tool is recommended to scan your system for corrupted and outdated drivers and to ensure that all your drivers stay up-to-date.
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