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F-Secure Launch pad

What is F-Secure Launch pad?  (from F-Secure)

Once you have downloaded the F-Secure network installer (F-SecureNetworkInstaller.exe) and installed the product, the F-Secure Launch pad is displayed at the bottom of your screen. If it is not visible on the screen, you can open it from the F-Secure icon on your desktop. This is where you can access all your F-Secure ...  Read more


F-Secure Launch pad is a software program developed by F-Secure. The most common release is, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named fslauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 21.89 MB (22,948,773 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 25% of users of F-Secure Launch pad come from Germany, it is also popular in Netherlands and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.f-secure.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\F-Secure\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\F-Secure\\fsuninstall.exe" --operatorID 666
Estimated size: 21.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by F-Secure Launch pad

Program executable:fslauncher.exe
Name:F-Secure Common Client Foundation
F-Secure Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\F-Secure\fslauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • ControlLayer.dll - F-Secure Common User Interface Framework (ControlLayer)
  • CuifApi.dll - CuifApi
  • CuifTypes.dll - CuifTypes
  • DataLayer.dll - DataLayer
  • DeclarationHandler.dll - DeclarationHandler
  • ExpressionEngine.dll - ExpressionEngine
  • CCF_Licensing.dll - F-Secure Common Client Foundation (Licensing API 32bit)
  • CCF_Licensing64.dll - Licensing API 64bit
  • CCFDLLHosterAPI.dll - F-Secure DLL Hoster API
  • CCFHosterShutdownPlugin.dll - F-Secure Hoster Shutdown Plugin
  • ccfipc.dll - F-Secure IPC 32bit
  • ccfipc64.dll - F-Secure IPC 64bit
  • fs_ccf_download_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Download
  • fs_ccf_id_converter32.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_id_converter64.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_metrics_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Metrics Plugin
  • fs_ccf_settings_server.dll - F-Secure Settings Server
  • fs_ccf_settings32.dll - F-Secure Settings API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_settings64.dll - F-Secure Settings API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_ticketingapi32.dll - F-Secure Ticketing Api
  • fs_ccf_upstream_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream
  • fs_ccf_upstream_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream Plugin
  • fs_gaming_mode_32.dll - FS Gaming Mode
  • fsadminsettings.exe - F-Secure Admin Settings
  • fshoster32.exe - F-Secure Host Process
  • fslauncherxxx.exe - F-Secure Launcher
  • fs_aua_command.exe - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent (F-Secure Automatic Update Agent Command Tool)
  • fsaua.dll
  • fsaua_api_dll.dll - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent API DLL
  • fsaua_api_dll64.dll
  • fsclm.dll - F-Secure Win32 Crypto Library (F-Secure Crypto Library)
  • daemon.dll - F-Secure Service Enabler (F-Secure Service Enabler Daemon)
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api.dll - fs_ccf_action_center_api
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_32.dll
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_64.dll
  • fs_ccf_customization_handler.exe - F-Secure CCF Customization Handler
  • fs_ccf_flyer_api.dll - fs_ccf_flyer_api
  • fs_customization_reader_32.dll - fs_customization_reader
  • fs_customization_reader_64.dll
  • fs_help_handler_install_for_ccf.exe - F-Secure Help Installer For CCF Components
  • fs_hotfix_handler.exe - F-Secure Hotfix Handler
  • fs_installer_runner.exe - F-Secure Service Enabler Stub Installer Post Runner
  • fs_preinstall_handler.exe - F-Secure preinstall Handler
  • fsinstall.exe - F-Secure Application Installer
  • fsuninstall.exe - F-Secure Application Uninstaller
  • fm4av.dll - File Management Library (File Management Library 32-bit)
  • F-SecureOnlineScanner31.exe - F-Secure Online Scanner
  • daas2.dll - daas2
  • fs_reload_latebound_settings.exe - F-Secure Latebound Settings Reload Trigger
  • fs_settings_tool.exe - F-Secure Settings Tool
  • fs_secl_32.dll - Secl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • fshoster32.exe runs as a service named 'F-Secure Dll Hoster' (fshoster) "F-Secure Dll Hoster Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'F-Secure Hoster' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Frontier\Backup & Sharing\fshoster32.exe" -app -pointappfamilC:300 -hosteriC:1.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F-Secure Hoster (41035)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ROL Secure\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1.
Network connections
  • fshoster32.exe connects to fs-193-66-251-050.f-secure.com ( port 443).
  • fshoster32.exe connects to fs-65-200-212-050.f-secure.com ( port 443).
  • fshoster32.exe connects to a23-60-76-32.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:17.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0209844714%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01402555%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00695893%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove F-Secure Launch pad?

Quickly and completely remove F-Secure Launch pad from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall F-Secure Launch pad 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 F-Secure Launch pad, 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 F-Secure Launch pad.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.72%
Windows 8 13.87%
Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista 5.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.06%
Windows 7 Professional 19.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%
Windows 8 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.83% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.83%
  Netherlands 22.07%
  United States 15.86%
  Sweden 8.97%
  Finland 8.28%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  Norway 2.07%
  Poland 2.07%
  Belgium 1.38%
  Austria 1.38%
  Japan 1.38%
  Spain 1.38%
  Hong Kong 0.69%
  Brazil 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
ASUS 14.71%
Dell 8.82%
Medion 6.86%
American Megatrends 6.86%
Samsung 4.90%
Toshiba 4.90%
Intel 3.92%
Sony 3.92%
Lenovo 2.94%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.06%
FUJITSU D3076-S1 2.06%
Sony VGN-NS11S_S 2.06%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 2.06%
Acer Aspire X1930 2.06%
MSI MS-7623 2.06%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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