Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher (Defwatch.exe) Is Missing After Installing Endpoint Security

Posted on 2009-02-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
Hi All,

A client of mine has recently upgraded from Symantec Corporate to Endpoint Protection (I believe version 11) and I am now receiving alerts that the "Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher" is missing and a search for Defwatch.exe turns up no results.

Does anyone know if this has been removed as part of the upgrade? I have been unable to find any information on-line about this.

Thanks a lot,

Question by:jimmlegs
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    Accepted Solution


    Yes, it's been removed. So don't worry about the alerts.

    A Symantec Certified Specialist @ your service
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    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you very much! It was maddening that I couldn't find it on the Internet.



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