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AT&T Network Client – IBM

What is AT&T Network Client – IBM?

The AT&T Global Network Client for Windows is software that allows your PC to easily access your AT&T IP VPN services to your company’s corporate network as well as the Internet. It provides a simple, powerful interface that automatically detects and connects over cellular, WiFi, broadband and dial networks.

About  (from AT&T)

The AT&T Global Network Client provides your business with a single solution for remote access from computers/smartphones/tablets, or Local Area Networks (LAN) to corporate IP VPN’s, intranets and extranet(s), as well as the public Internet. An Ideal tool for road warriors, telecommuters and satellite offices, workers ...  Read more


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named NetClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 50.1 MB (52,535,001 bytes). The installed file NetUpdates.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.attbusiness.net
Help link: help.attbusiness.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AT&T Network Client
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3FE002CF-E709-4CCB-82EF-966B6C911D6A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 50.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Network Client – IBM

Program executable:NetClient.exe
Network access client
Signed by:AT&T
Path:C:\Program Files\AT&T Network Client\NetClient.exe
Network access client is part of the AT&T Global Network Client, a utility designed to provice access to an AT&T IP VPN for a business network. Drivers for embedded devices are provided by the laptop manufacturer. When connecting to attwifi...
Additional files:
  • NetVC.exe - AT&T Global Network VPN Config Tool
  • NetVCHelper.dll
  • NetClientSvc.exe - AT&T Global Network Client (AT&T Global Network Client Service)
  • NetSystemTray.exe - AT&T Global Network Client System Tray Application
  • NetTLM.dll - Network access client trace log manager
  • NetUpdates.exe - AT&T Global Network Client Software Updates
  • NetUPSvr.dll - AT&T Global Network Client Software Updates Server
  • proxystub.dll - NetCfgSvr ProxyStub (Marshals custom interfaces)
  • netcfgsvr.exe - NetCfgSvr Module (Network configuration service)
  • NetLPE.dll - NetLPE (Network Access Lightweight Policy Enforcement)
  • MigrateFW.exe - Network access client firewall migration utility
  • NetClient.dll - Network access client
  • NetClient.exe
  • NetDeskband.dll
  • NetDir.exe - Network access directory
  • NetFP.dll - Network access FastPath
  • NetFW.exe - Network access client firewall
  • NetGM.exe
  • NetHelp.exe - Network access customer support
  • NetHis.exe - Network access connections
  • NetLP.dll - Network access login properties
  • NetMsg.exe - Network access messages
  • NetSP.exe - Network access restoration program
  • netssl.dll - Transparent Tunneling VPN client
  • NetSW.dll - Network access client setup wizard
  • NetTPAP.dll - Network Access Client Credential Providers
  • NetTrace.exe - AGN Client Trace Utitility
  • NetVPN.dll - Network access VPN client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • NetClientSvc.exe runs as a service named 'AT&T Global Network Client Service' (NetClientSvc) "Provides support for software updates for the AT&T Global Network Client".
  • netcfgsvr.exe runs as a service named 'Network Configuration Service' (NetCfgSvr).
Startup File (User Run)
  • NetSP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NetSP - restore settings on power failure' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AT&T Network Client\NetSP.exe" -show.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NetClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AT&T Network Client\NetClient.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:22.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004477126%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007422%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00037349%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.36 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11.37 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:12.38 MB
Total CPU:0.0000877563%
Kernel CPU:0.00006918%
User CPU:0.00001857%
Memory:8.46 MB
Total CPU:0.0000397885%
Kernel CPU:0.00002522%
User CPU:0.00001457%

How do I remove AT&T Network Client – IBM?

You can uninstall AT&T Network Client – IBM 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AT&T Network Client – IBM, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AT&T Network Client – IBM.

Win XP 50%
Win 10 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 37.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  France 5.26%
  Netherlands 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 62.50%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Acer 12.50%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 20.00%
LENOVO 7661YCU 20.00%
LENOVO 64771FC 20.00%
Equus Computer Systems No... 20.00%
Acer Aspire X3960 20.00%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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