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Should I remove Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On?

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3.0.08057 100.00%

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Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On

What is Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On?  (from Cisco Systems)

Make the VPN experience easier and more secure with the enhanced remote access technology of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. This software builds on prior Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client offerings to improve the always-on VPN experience across more laptop and smartphone-based mobile devices, including laptops usin...  Read more

Overview

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On is a program developed by Cisco Systems. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 6.52 MB (6,837,169 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Help link: www.cisco.com/TAC
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cisco\cisco anyconnect secure mobility client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client\Uninstall.exe -remove
Estimated size: 6.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On

  • ac_sock_fltr_api.dll - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client (Cisco AnyConnect Kernel Driver Framework Socket Layer Configuration Library)
  • InstallHelper.exe - AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Install Helper
  • ManifestTool.exe - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client ManifestTool
  • Uninstall.exe - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Setup Application
  • VACon.exe - AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Virtual Adapter Installer
  • VACon64.exe
  • vpnagent.exe - VPN Agent Service
  • vpnagentutilities.dll - AgentUtilities
  • vpnapi.dll - AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client VPN API
  • vpncli.exe - VPN Client Command Line Interface
  • vpncommon.dll - Common
  • vpncommoncrypt.dll - CommonCrypt
  • vpndownloader.exe - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Downloader
  • vpnui.exe - Cisco AnyConnect User Interface
  • vpnweb.ocx - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility ActiveX Control
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • vpnagent.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Agent' (vpnagent) "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Agent for Windows".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • vpnui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Agent for Windows' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client\vpnui.exe" -minimized.

How do I remove Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On?

Quickly and completely remove Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client - Always On.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com

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