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Should I remove Cisco Network Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #15,230
United States Rank #14,280
Reach 0.0185%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.98 days
146.82 days >
Average installed length: 77.14 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.3(3) 0.56%
6.3(2) 0.56%
6.3(1) 1.68%
6.3 1.68%
6.2 5.04%
6.1 4.76%
6.0 4.48%
5.8(9.1) 8.68%
5.8(9) 3.08%
5.8(8.1) 1.40%
5.8(8) 0.56%
5.8(7) 6.44%
5.8(6) 1.96%
5.8(5) 9.80%
5.8(2) 7.56%
5.8(1) 1.40%
5.8 0.84%
5.7(6) 5.04%
5.7(5) 2.24%
5.7(1) 1.96%
5.7 0.84%
5.6(3) 15.97%
5.6(2) 1.40%
5.6 3.08%
5.5 3.36%
5.4 3.08%
5.3 0.84%
5.2 1.12%
3.1 0.28%
2.0 0.28%

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Cisco Network Assistant

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What is Cisco Network Assistant?  (from Cisco Systems)

Cisco Network Assistant simplifies wired and wireless network management for networks up to 80 devices with its intuitive GUI and a task-based menu. Cisco Network Assistant is free and is optimized to apply common services across Cisco switches, routers, wireless controllers, and access points. Through a direct link to...  Read more

Overview

Cisco Network Assistant is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is 5.6(3), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 50.45 MB (52,903,614 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 46% of users of Cisco Network Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Help link: www.cisco.com/techsupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Network Assistant
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Network Assistant\utilities\uninstall\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 50.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Network Assistant

  • prelaunch.exe - prelaunch Application (prelaunch MFC Application)
  • JavaAccessBridge.DLL (by Sun Microsystems©)
  • JAWTAccessBridge.DLL (by Sun Microsystems©)
  • WindowsAccessBridge.DLL
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • unzipsfx.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • prelaunch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98AC43B0-8A76-4D48-868C-657A9876388D}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:27.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0039609352%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00200667%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00195427%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:5
70 average

How do I remove Cisco Network Assistant?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#15,230

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.75%
Windows 10 30.25%
Windows XP 5.60%
Windows Vista 1.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.71%
Windows 10 Pro 5.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.17%
  France 3.83%
  United Kingdom 3.59%
  Canada 3.59%
  Germany 3.11%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Iran 2.63%
  Italy 2.39%
  Australia 1.91%
  Russia 1.67%
  Turkey 1.44%
  Mexico 1.44%
  Norway 1.44%
  India 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.65%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 5.28%
GIGABYTE 4.47%
Toshiba 4.07%
ASUS 3.25%
Intel 2.44%
Acer 2.44%
Sahara 1.63%
Samsung 1.63%
Apple 0.81%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.55%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.55%
Dell Latitude E6530 2.55%
Dell XPS 8300 1.91%
Dell Latitude E7440 1.91%

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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