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Should I remove Cisco Hostscan?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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3.6.3002 27.27%
3.6.185 9.09%
3.6.181 18.18%
3.5.2008 9.09%
3.5.1077 27.27%
3.5.841 9.09%

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Cisco Hostscan

What is Cisco Hostscan?  (from Cisco Systems)

The AnyConnect Posture Module provides the AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client the ability to identify the operating system, antivirus, antispyware, and firewall software installed on the host. The Host Scan application, which is among the components delivered by the posture module, is the application that gathers this i...  Read more


Cisco Hostscan is a software program developed by Cisco Systems. The most common release is 3.6.3002, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 14.92 MB (15,645,378 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Cisco Hostscan come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Help link: www.cisco.com/TAC
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco Hostscan\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4F39EC9E-0F9A-4D15-B6A7-1823CEEBA6F9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Hostscan

  • csd.exe - Cisco Secure Desktop (Cisco Secure Desktop - Hostscan Launch Utility)
  • 64bitProxy.exe (by OPSWAT) - OESIS Local (64BitProxy)
  • AVBridge.dll (by OPSWAT)
  • AVManager.dll - AVManager Module
  • FWManager.dll - FWManager Module
  • 360Safe.dll
  • AEC_AV.dll
  • AgnitumAS.dll
  • AgnitumAV.dll
  • AhnLabAS.dll
  • AhnLabAV.dll
  • ALWIL.dll
  • ALYacAV.dll
  • AnonymizerAS.dll - Anonymiz Dynamic Link Library
  • AOL.dll
  • AolAV.dll
  • Authentium.dll
  • AuthentiumAS.dll
  • BitDefenderAS.dll
  • BitDefenderAV.dll
  • BullGuard.dll
  • Check_PointAS.dll
  • Check_PointAV.dll
  • Cisco.dll
  • ClamAV.dll
  • ClamWin.dll
  • Comodo.dll
  • Computer Associates International.dll
  • CrawlerAV.dll
  • EarthLinkAS.dll
  • EarthLinkAV.dll
  • eEye.dll
  • Eset.dll
  • FaceTimeAS.dll
  • Fortinet.dll
  • Frisk Software International.dll
  • F-SecureAV.dll
  • GData.dll
  • Grisoft.dll
  • GrisoftAS.dll
  • HauriAV.dll
  • HBEDV.dll

How do I remove Cisco Hostscan?

You can uninstall Cisco Hostscan 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 Cisco Hostscan, 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 Cisco Hostscan.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 10 9%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.91%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 45.45%
Windows 7 Professional 36.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.19%
  Italy 7.41%
  Sweden 3.70%
  India 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.36%
Lenovo 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
MSI 9.09%
Common models
MSI MS-7640 9.09%
LENOVO 4180DF2 9.09%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 9.09%
HP EliteBook 8570w 9.09%
Dell Inspiron 7548 9.09%
LENOVO 4180KP1 9.09%

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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