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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 0.50% 0.50% 0.50% 96.98%
1.62.373.0 1.01%
1.62.366.0 0.50%

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Kabel Deutschland Launchpad

What is Kabel Deutschland Launchpad?

Kabel Deutschland Launchpad is a Kabel branded verison of the F-Secure Launch pad which is included as part of the F-Secure Internet Security product. Kabel Deutschland distributes a branded version of the software as part of its security offering to their broadband cable customers.


The most used version is, 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 52 files and is usually about 74.23 MB (77,836,296 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.f-secure.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kabel Deutschland\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Kabel Deutschland\\fsuninstall.exe" --operatorID 44553
Estimated size: 74.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kabel Deutschland Launchpad

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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 (53784005)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Frontier\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1.
Network connections
  • fshoster32.exe connects to a23-60-76-32.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006839226%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037822%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00030571%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:22,228,608
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.78 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:251.99 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Kabel Deutschland Launchpad?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.82%
Windows 8 21.11%
Windows Vista 8.54%
Windows XP 6.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.72%
Windows 8.1 13.57%
Windows 7 Professional 10.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.51% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 97.51%
  United States 2.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.87%
Medion 24.59%
Dell 11.48%
ASUS 7.38%
Hewlett-Packard 6.56%
Intel 3.28%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
Samsung 1.64%
Sony 1.64%
Toshiba 1.64%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.63%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 2.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 1.75%
Gigabyte P35-DS3 1.75%
Packard Bell EasyNote LS1... 1.75%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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