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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,200
United States Rank #13,709
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.15 days
387.94 days >
Average installed length: 203.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.5.03040 1.71%
4.5.02036 0.57%
4.5.02033 1.14%
4.5.01044 0.57%
4.4.03034 1.14%
4.4.02039 0.57%
4.4.02034 1.14%
4.4.00243 0.57%
4.3.05019 0.57%
4.3.05017 1.14%
4.3.04027 1.14%
4.3.03086 2.29%
4.3.00748 0.57%
4.2.05015 0.57%
4.2.04018 1.14%
4.2.03013 0.57%
4.2.02075 0.57%
4.2.01035 0.57%
4.1.08005 0.57%
4.1.06020 0.57%
4.1.06013 0.57%
4.1.04011 0.57%
4.0.02052 1.14%
4.0.00051 0.57%
3.1.14018 1.14%
3.1.11004 1.14%
3.1.10010 2.29%
3.1.08009 0.57%
3.1.06079 1.14%
3.1.06078 0.57%
3.1.05187 2.86%
3.1.05182 4.00%
3.1.05178 1.14%
3.1.05170 1.71%
3.1.05160 6.29%
3.1.05152 8.57%
3.1.04072 9.14%
3.1.04063 4.57%
3.1.04059 0.57%
3.1.03103 2.29%
3.1.02040 1.71%
3.1.02026 2.29%
3.1.01065 7.43%
3.1.00495 2.29%
3.0.11042 1.14%
3.0.10057 0.57%
3.0.10055 0.57%
3.0.08057 4.57%
3.0.07059 0.57%
3.0.5080 1.71%
3.0.4235 1.71%
54 versions

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Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module

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What is Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module?  (from Cisco Systems)

he AnyConnect Posture Module can be deployed by the ASA to the endpoint, or it can be installed on the endpoint using a pre-deployment kit before the endpoint makes its initial connection to the ASA. The posture module contains the Host Scan package, prelogin assessment, keystroke logger detection, host emulation dete...  Read more

Overview

Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is 3.1.04072, 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 installer includes 72 files and is usually about 21.03 MB (22,054,643 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Help link: www.cisco.com/TAC
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco HostScan\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{498A9499-F756-4560-9151-E14E292FC1C0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module

  • ciscod.exe - Cisco AnyConnect Posture (ciscod Service)
  • cscan.exe - Cisco Scanner
  • cstub.exe - Cisco Secure Desktop - Hostscan Launch Utility
  • libcsd.dll - libcsd Dynamic Link Library
  • libdesktop.dll - libdesktop Dynamic Link Library
  • libhostscan.dll - libhostscan Dynamic Link Library
  • libinspector.dll - libinspector Dynamic Link Library
  • csd.exe - Cisco Secure Desktop
  • CSDWebInstaller.ocx - CSD ActiveX Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ciscod.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco Security Service' (ciscod.exe) "Cisco Secure Operations.".

How do I remove Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module?

Quickly and completely remove Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module 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 Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module, 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 Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 8.1 1%
 
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 65.71%
Windows 10 30.86%
Windows XP 1.71%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 28.07%
Windows 10 Pro 7.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.43%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.64%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  Italy 1.56%
  Singapore 1.56%
  Canada 1.17%
  Germany 1.17%
  Mexico 0.78%
  Spain 0.78%
  India 0.78%
  IS 0.78%
  France 0.78%
  Israel 0.78%
  DK 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.51%
Hewlett-Packard 22.39%
Lenovo 18.66%
Intel 2.99%
ASUS 2.99%
GIGABYTE 1.49%
Toshiba 1.49%
Acer 1.49%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6410 3.88%
HP EliteBook 8470p 3.88%
Dell Latitude E7240 3.10%
Dell Latitude E6530 2.33%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.33%
Dell Dell Precision M3800 1.55%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com

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