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2.32 Build 218 16.07%
2.32 Build 160 17.86%
2.31 Build 104 23.21%
2.30 Build 75 7.14%
2.30 Build 186 10.71%
2.30 Build 146 5.36%
2.23 12.50%
2.20 5.36%
2.10 1.79%

LANCOM Advanced VPN Client

What is LANCOM Advanced VPN Client?  (from LANCOM Systems GmbH)

The LANCOM Advanced VPN Client provides field staff with high-security encrypted access to the company network—nationwide and abroad. Once configured, the VPN connection can be established with only one click using the best available connection media. The Client also includes a stateful-inspection firewall and it sup...  Read more


LANCOM Advanced VPN Client is a program developed by LANCOM Systems GmbH. The most used version is 2.31 build 104, 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ncpmon.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 41.33 MB (43,335,301 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of LANCOM Advanced VPN Client come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lancom-systems.de/en/products/vpn-clients
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lancom\advanced vpn client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LANCOM\Advanced VPN Client\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 41.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LANCOM Advanced VPN Client

Program executable:ncpmon.exe
Name:NCP Secure Client
NCP Client Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\lancom\advanced vpn client\ncpmon.exe
Additional files:
  • ncpclcfg.exe (by NCP engineering GmbH) - NCP Client Configuration Service
  • INSTNT5.EXE (by Windows (R) 2000 DDK provider) - Windows (R) 2000 DDK driver (network config sample)
  • ncpcredentialprovider.dll (by NCP engineering GmbH) - NCP Credential Provider
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • BSDNTIF.DLL (by NCP Engineering GmbH) - NCP Secure Client. (Provides NCP UDP Interface services.)
  • NcpBudgetGui.exe - NCP Secure Client (NCP Budget Manager GUI)
  • ncpclcfg.dll - NCP Client Configuration Interface
  • ncpg3mon.dll (by NCP Engineering GmbH) - Provides NCP VPN, PPP and Dial services
  • ext2ini.exe
  • g3monapl.exe
  • INST95.EXE
  • L2T95.DLL
  • L2T98.DLL
  • MonResource.dll
  • NcpBudget2008.dll
  • NcpCompr.dll
  • NcpCry.DLL
  • ncpdrvupd.dll
  • ncpgacc.dll
  • ncphauth.exe
  • Ncphwinfo.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ncpclcfg.exe runs as a service named 'NCP Client Configuration Support' (ncpclcfg) "Supports Secure Client configuration management.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ncpmon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NcpMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NCP\SecureClient\ncpmon.exe" autorun.
  • NcpBudgetGui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NcpBudgetGui' which loads as "C:\Program Files\WatchGuard\Mobile VPN\NcpBudgetGui.exe" -start.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ncpmon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LANCOM\Advanced VPN Client\NCPMON.exe'.

How do I remove LANCOM Advanced VPN Client?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 5%
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 80.36%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows XP 5.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.36%
Windows 8.1 3.57%
Windows Vista Business 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 88.52%
  United States 8.20%
  Austria 1.64%
  United Kingdom 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.92%
Lenovo 16.22%
Dell 13.51%
Medion 13.51%
ASUS 10.81%
Hewlett-Packard 10.81%
Toshiba 5.41%
Sony 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8770w 4.08%
Sony VPCSE1Z9E 2.04%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.04%
MEDION P7624 2.04%


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