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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

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Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview


Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview is a software program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 43 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.kaspersky-help.com/?hl=en-US&link=support_contacts
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview 16.0.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{77E7AE5C-181C-4CAF-ADBF-946F11C1CE26} REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview

  • app_core_legacy.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll
  • ckahcomm.dll - System Interceptors PDK (System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker Communication Library)
  • ckahrule.dll - System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker Rules Manager
  • ckahum.dll - System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker User Mode Component
  • cm_um.dll - Kaspersky Crypto Module (Cryptographic Module x86 (Weak))
  • cf_dnt.dll - Content filtering PDK (CF dnt component)
  • cf_facade.dll - Content filtering facade component
  • cf_mgmt_facade.dll - Content filtering facade management component
  • content_filtering_meta.dll - Kaspersky content filtering pdk meta
  • crypto_provider.dll - AES Encryption Module (Cryptographic Provider)
  • avp.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • avpinit.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Init Lib
  • avpinst.dll - Modularity configurator
  • avpmain.dll
  • avpservice.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service library
  • avpui.exe
  • avpuimain.dll
  • avzkrnl.dll - AVZ Kernel
  • backup_engine.dll - Backup engine
  • backup_facade.dll - Backup service facade
  • backup_facade_metainfo.dll - Backup facade metainfo
  • browser_integration.dll - Browser Integration
  • cbi.dll - KAV CBI DLL
  • dtp_lib.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus GUI Logic
  • dumpwriter.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer DLL
  • ekasyswatch.dll - EKA task for System Watcher2
  • ac_facade.dll - Application Control (Application Control Product Facade)
  • ac_meta.dll - Application Control Meta Information
  • acassembler.dll - Application Control Assembler
  • application_categorizer.dll - Application Control Application Categorizer
  • application_investigator.dll - Application Control Application Investigator
  • avstream_monitor.dll - Audio Video Stream Monitor
  • clldr.dll - Instrumental PDK (CLLDR)
  • am_facade.dll - Antimalware PDK
  • am_meta.dll
  • avs_eka.dll
  • encryption_crypto_disk_facade.dll - Encryption PDK (Encryption Crypto Disk Facade)
  • encryption_crypto_disk_meta.dll - Encryption Crypto Disk Meta
  • crypto_provider_meta.dll - Crypto PDK (Crypto Provider Metadata)
  • encryption_crypto_disk_legacy.dll (by Infowatch) - CryptoStorage (Container reader library)
  • dblite.dll (by Hipp, Wyrick & Company) - dblite

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • avp.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service 16.0.0' (AVP16.0.0) "Provides computer protection against viruses, dangerous software, network attacks, internet fraud and spam.".

How do I remove Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview?

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Or, you can uninstall Kaspersky Total Security Technical Preview 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 Total Security Technical Preview, 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 Total Security Technical Preview.

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Mexico 16.67%
  Austria 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Medion 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55Dt-B 33.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 33.33%
ASUSTeK X451MA 33.33%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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