40,688,004 programs installed

Should I remove Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #5,718
United States Rank #6,922
Reach 0.1107%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.87 days
320.55 days >
Average installed length: 168.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.1.249 17.28%
10.0.3361 43.96%
9.3.75 0.98%
9.2.103 0.14%
9.2.98 0.14%
9.2.69 29.78%
9.0.2825 4.49%
9.0.2786 3.23%

Other programs by Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent

What is Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Kaspersky Security Center is a major advance in protection management. It’s a central management solution that enables installation and administration of corporate anti-malware, plus monitoring and reporting on network and application infrastructure. By providing comprehensive manageability, Kaspersky Security Center...  Read more

Overview

Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is 10.0.3361, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is klnagent.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 21.35 MB of memory. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 18.04 MB (18,911,360 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 34% of users of Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/security-center
Help link: support.kaspersky.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BCF4CF24-88AB-45E1-A6E6-40C8278A70C5} /l*v "C:\WINDOWS\Temp\$klnagent-uninstall.log"
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent

Program executable:klnagent.exe
Name:Kaspersky Security Center
Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagent.exe
MD5:3de0753bdc34d5c9cb0255fa171e4930
Additional files:
  • app_core.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK Meta-information
  • AVPDTAgt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center (KL Deployment Tool Agent)
  • diffsAK.dll - DIFFS
  • em.dll
  • klcsagt.dll
  • klcskca.dll
  • klcskca2.dll
  • klcsnagt.dll
  • klcsngtgui.exe - Administration Agent GUI
  • klcssa.dll
  • klcsstd.dll
  • klcsstd2.dll
  • klcstr2.dll
  • kldumper.exe
  • klmover.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Host Moving Utility
  • klnagchk.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent Checking Utility
  • klnagloc.dll
  • klnagwds.exe
  • klnapshaci.dll
  • klnapshaloc.dll
  • klnsacwsrv.exe - Kaspersky Captive Portal
  • klnscan.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Scanner
  • klrbtagt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Reboot Agent
  • klsecur2.dll
  • klshwmsg.exe - Kaspersky Administration Message Displaying Agent
  • klupdloc.dll
  • klwnstman.exe
  • nsacdll.dll
  • Up2Date.exe - updater.EXE
  • upd_core.dll
  • vapm.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Vulnerability Assessment & Patch Management Component
  • fssync.dll
  • cleanapi.dll - Kaspersky Removal Tool (Removal Tool Library)
  • eka_meta.dll - Instrumental PDK (EKA_META)
  • key_value_storage.dll - Key-Value Storage Library
  • kl_service.dll - Component service provider
  • vulnerability_assessment.dll - Antimalware PDK (Vulnerability Assessment)
  • vulnerability_assessment_meta.dll - Vulnerability Assessment Meta Info Provider
  • klcsrt2.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • kllibeay.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • klssleay.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • klnagent.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Security Center Administrationsagent' (klnagent) "Administrationsagent. Dient der Kommunikation zwischen Administrationsserver und Kaspersky-Lab-Programmen, die auf Client-Computern installiert sind.".
  • klnsacwsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Portale di autorizzazione di Kaspersky Lab' (klnsacwsrv) "Portale Web di autorizzazione dell'accesso".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • klnagent.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%programfiles%\kaspersky lab\networkagent\klnagent.exC:*:enableC:Kaspersky Net Agent'.
  • klnagwds.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagwds.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

klnagent.exe
Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002590605%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009531%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016375%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:1,165
70 average
I/O reads/min:276.13 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.88 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.86%
Windows XP 17.30%
Windows 8 8.58%
Windows Vista 0.98%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 47.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.68%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.30%
Windows 8 Pro 3.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.84%
  Iran 16.79%
  Brazil 4.83%
  India 3.05%
  Canada 3.05%
  United Kingdom 3.05%
  Turkey 2.93%
  Italy 2.67%
  Mexico 1.65%
  South Africa 1.15%
  Thailand 1.15%
  France 1.15%
  Indonesia 1.15%
  Saudi Arabia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.27%
Hewlett-Packard 26.33%
GIGABYTE 12.24%
ASUS 5.10%
Intel 4.08%
American Megatrends 2.65%
Acer 2.24%
Lenovo 2.04%
Samsung 0.82%
Sony 0.61%
Toshiba 0.61%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 3.32%
Dell Latitude E5520 2.66%
HP Pro3500 Series 2.66%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.66%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.66%
Dell OptiPlex 380 2.33%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.