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Sophos IPsec Client


Sophos IPsec Client is a software program developed by Sophos Limited. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named ncpmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 44.36 MB (46,518,523 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 80% of users of Sophos IPsec Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sophos\sophos ipsec client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos IPsec Client\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 44.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos IPsec Client

Program executable:ncpmon.exe
Name:NCP Secure Client
NCP Client Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\sophos\sophos ipsec client\ncpmon.exe
Additional files:
  • INSTNT5.EXE (by Windows (R) 2000 DDK provider) - Windows (R) 2000 DDK driver (network config sample)
  • ncplelhp.sys (by NCP Engineering GmbH) - NCP Secure Client Adapter (NCP Virtual Tunnel Adapter)
  • 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 (by NCP engineering GmbH) - NCP Secure Client (NCP Budget Manager GUI)
  • ncpclcfg.dll (by NCP engineering GmbH) - NCP Client Configuration Interface
  • ncpclcfg.exe - NCP Client Configuration Service
  • ncpcredentialprovider.dll - NCP Credential Provider
  • ncpg3mon.dll - Provides NCP VPN, PPP and Dial services
  • NCPPOPUP.exe - NCP Secure Client Popup
  • ncpmon1.dll (by NCP) - NCP ncpmon1 (ncpmon1)
  • ext2ini.exe
  • g3monapl.exe
  • INST95.EXE
  • L2T95.DLL
  • L2T98.DLL
  • MonResource.dll
  • NcpBudget2008.dll
  • NcpClientCmd.exe
  • NcpCompr.dll
  • NcpCry.DLL
  • ncpdrvupd.dll
  • ncpgacc.dll
  • ncphauth.exe
  • Ncphwinfo.dll
  • NCPMON2.dll
  • ncpmon3.dll
  • Ncpp11cfg.dll
  • ncpregrep.exe
  • ncpregrep32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ncpclcfg.exe runs as a service named 'NCP Client Configuration Support' (ncpclcfg) "Supports Secure Client configuration management.".
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • NCPPOPUP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NcpPopup' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos IPsec Client\ncppopup.exe" noerrmsg.
  • 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\NCP\SecureClient\NcpBudgetGui.exe" -start.

How do I remove Sophos IPsec Client?

Quickly and completely remove Sophos IPsec 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 Sophos IPsec 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 Sophos IPsec 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 Sophos IPsec Client.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%

About Sophos Limited

Sophos is a developer of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware, network access control and data loss prevention for desktops, servers, email systems and other network gateways.
Publisher URL: www.sophos.com


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