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7% remove it93% keep it
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Cisco Systems VPN Client

What is Cisco Systems VPN Client?

Cisco® VPN Client software enables customers to establish secure, end-to-end encrypted tunnels to any Cisco Easy VPN server. Automatically distributes updated versions of the Cisco VPN Client to remote users. Eliminates the manual configuration previously required to set Internet Explorer browser proxy settings for Web browsing.

About  (from Cisco Systems)

Establish encrypted VPN tunnels with the Cisco VPN Client for highly secure remote connectivity for your mobile employees or teleworkers. Simple to deploy and use, our IPSecurity (IPsec) -based VPN client is compatible with all Cisco VPN products.


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 main program executable is vpngui.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 9.42 MB (9,880,373 bytes). autoupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Help link: www.cisco.com/TAC
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cisco systems\vpn client
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{00CD55D6-EE5A-4570-9875-8A306628C032}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Systems VPN Client

Program executable:vpngui.exe
Name:Cisco Systems VPN Client
Path:C:\Program Files\cisco systems\vpn client\vpngui.exe
Additional files:
  • cvpnd.exe - Cisco Systems VPN Client
  • ipsecdialer.exe
  • SetMTU.exe - Set MTU
  • VAInstaller.exe - Cisco Systems Virtual Adapter Installer
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • autoinstall.exe
  • autoinstallgui.exe
  • autoupdate.exe
  • cisco_cert_mgr.exe
  • IPSecLog.exe
  • ppptool.exe
  • qt-mt311.dll
  • vpnclient.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cvpnd.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco Systems, Inc. VPN Service' (CVPND).

How do I remove Cisco Systems VPN Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Cisco Systems VPN Client 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 Systems VPN Client, 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 Systems VPN Client.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Arab Emirates 16.67%

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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