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Information about defwatch.exe file
Name: Norton AntiVirus Definition Watcher
Product: Norton AntiVirus
Manufacturer: Symantec Corporation
Risk factor (Virus/Trojan/Spyware):
"defwatch.exe" is part of Norton AntiVirus from Symantec Corporation. It detects out-of-date virus definitions for Norton Anti-Virus software. Required only if you don't update the virus definitions manually on a regular basis.
You can obtain detailed information about defwatch.exe and any other processes running in the background using a tool like Anti-Spy.Info.
Please note that malware files are often named like well-known files to cover up its true intentions. So it's recommended to validate the file and the file's location on your computer.
If you find the file belonging to a "non-Microsoft" process in your Windows folder, then it could be malware.
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