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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,579
Reach 0.0158%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.16 days
14.70 days >
Average installed length: 7.72 days


VersionDistribution 0.45%
2.15.364.0 42.34%
2.15.358.0 10.36% 37.39%
1.71.340.0 8.56%
1.62.366.0 0.90%

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F-Secure Security Panel


F-Secure Security Panel is a program developed by F-Secure. The most used version is 2.15.364.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 53 files and is usually about 89.18 MB (93,507,058 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 95% of users of F-Secure Security Panel come from Netherlands, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.f-secure.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\F-Secure\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\F-Secure\\fsuninstall.exe" --operatorID 54599
Estimated size: 89.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by F-Secure Security Panel

  • 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_aua_command.exe - F-Secure fs_aua_command
  • fs_ccf_datapipeline_32.dll - F-Secure Data Pipeline DLL
  • fs_ccf_download_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Download
  • fs_ccf_guts2_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure GUTS2 Plugin
  • 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
  • fs_reload_latebound_settings.exe - F-Secure Latebound Settings Reload Trigger
  • fsadminsettings.exe - F-Secure Admin Settings
  • fsaua_api_dll.dll - F-Secure AUA API
  • fshoster32.exe - F-Secure Host Process
  • fslauncher.exe - F-Secure Launcher
  • fslauncherxxx.exe
  • fsaua.dll - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent
  • fsaua_api_dll64.dll - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent API 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_32.dll - fs_ccf_action_center_api
  • 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
  • fs_secl_32.dll - Secl
  • FsGuiStarter.exe - F-Secure User Interface
  • fsinstall.exe - F-Secure Application Installer
  • fsuninstall.exe - F-Secure Application Uninstaller
  • fm4av.dll - File Management Library (File Management Library 32-bit)
  • daas2inst_32.dll - daas2inst
  • daas2.dll - daas2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • fshoster32.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named F-Secure Hoster (54599).
  • 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.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • FsGuiStarter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F-Secure GUI (54599)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\F-Secure\FsGuiStarter.exe".
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F-Secure Hoster (6661000)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\F-Secure\SAFE\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).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024849691%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00098683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00149814%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:6.89 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:683 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove F-Secure Security Panel?

Quickly and completely remove F-Secure Security Panel 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 Security Panel 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 Security Panel, 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 Security Panel.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.21%
Windows 8 35.14%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Windows XP 2.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.59%
Windows 7 Professional 13.06%
Windows 8.1 12.61%
Windows 10 Home 8.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.91% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 94.91%
  United States 2.31%
  Germany 0.93%
  Belgium 0.46%
  Ecuador 0.46%
  Finland 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.40%
Dell 19.20%
ASUS 13.60%
Acer 13.60%
Toshiba 8.80%
Samsung 4.80%
Medion 4.00%
Lenovo 3.20%
Sony 2.40%
MSI 0.80%
Common models
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 2.56%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.56%
ASUS All Series 2.56%
ASUSTeK X75A 2.56%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.71%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.71%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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