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Should I remove Cisco Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #876
United States Rank #337
Reach 0.9156%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.30 days
716.79 days >
Average installed length: 376.62 days


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Cisco Connect

What is Cisco Connect?  (from Cisco Systems)

Cisco Connect software provides a step-by-step setup wizard that will have your computer connected wirelessly in minutes. Cisco Connect offers powerful tools for managing your wireless network such as security settings, Guest Access, Parental Controls and Advanced Settings. Cisco Connect is included with every Valet Ho...  Read more


Cisco Connect is a software program developed by Cisco Systems. The most common release is 1.4.11299.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named cisco connect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 20.95 MB (21,966,978 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 87% of users of Cisco Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/support/valet/CCSV
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Connect
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Connect\Cisco Connect.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 20.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Connect

Program executable:cisco connect.exe
Linksys Software
Path:C:\Program Files\cisco systems\cisco connect\cisco connect.exe
Additional files:
  • CCPrt.exe - CCPrt (Cisco Connect Printer Manager)
  • CiscoConnect.E1200.1.4.12263.1.exe - Linksys Software
  • Connect.exe - Cisco Software

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Cisco Connect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0D02C520-87FA-4CF5-A3D3-E8BF7EB6D4A9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CCPrt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCPrt' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Connect\CCPrt.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Cisco Connect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Connect\Cisco Connect.exe'.

How do I remove Cisco Connect?

Quickly and completely remove Cisco Connect 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 Connect 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 Connect, 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 Connect.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.07%
Windows 8 14.43%
Windows Vista 11.12%
Windows XP 5.36%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.77%
Windows 7 Professional 9.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.16%
Windows 8.1 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.47%
  Canada 4.53%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Belgium 0.52%
  United Kingdom 0.42%
  Philippines 0.39%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Italy 0.36%
  United Arab Emirates 0.31%
  Germany 0.24%
  Australia 0.23%
  India 0.19%
  Argentina 0.19%
  DK 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.75%
Hewlett-Packard 33.28%
Acer 9.76%
Toshiba 9.25%
ASUS 5.34%
Lenovo 2.16%
Samsung 1.35%
Intel 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.81%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.35%

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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