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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,814
United States Rank #11,155
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.09 days
179.64 days >
Average installed length: 94.39 days


4.9.22 1.35%
4.9.14 2.02%
4.9.9 35.35%
4.9.4 18.86%
4.9.0 42.42%

Global VPN Client

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Global VPN Client is a program developed by Dell SonicWALL. The most used version is 4.9.0, 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 main program executable is _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 13.05 MB (13,684,780 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Global VPN Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonicwall.com
Help link: www.sonicwall.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell SonicWALL\Global VPN Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0E14625B-DF56-4657-8678-DFD1955BE97A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Global VPN Client

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • GVCInst.dll - Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client (Global VPN Client Installer Custom Action DLL)
  • SWBigNum.dll - Global VPN Client Big Number Library
  • SWCommon.dll - Global VPN Client Common Library
  • SWCrypto.dll - Global VPN Client Cryptographic Library
  • SWDrvrApi.dll - Global VPN Client Driver Interface Library
  • SWGVC.exe
  • SWGVCSvc.exe - Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client Service
  • SWIPHlp.dll - Global VPN Client IP Helper Library
  • SWIsaCmn.dll - Global VPN Client ISAKMP Library
  • SWLog.dll - Global VPN Client Logging Library
  • SWPkiApi.dll - Global VPN Client PKI Library
  • SWSA.dll - Global VPN Client Security Association Library
  • SWSynch.dll - Global VPN Client Synchronization Routines Library
  • SWXMLAPI.dll - Global VPN Client XML Library
  • LIBEAY32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • ZLib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SWGVCSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client Service' (SWGVCSvc) "Provides services for the Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client.".

How do I remove Global VPN Client?

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

Win 10 78%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.78%
Windows 7 21.89%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 41.75%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 17.17%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.05%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.33%
  Italy 4.67%
  United Kingdom 3.50%
  Canada 2.34%
  Spain 2.10%
  Netherlands 2.10%
  Germany 1.40%
  Switzerland 0.93%
  India 0.93%
  Turkey 0.93%
  Hong Kong 0.70%
  South Africa 0.70%
  Ireland 0.70%
  Malaysia 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.18%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
ASUS 8.18%
Lenovo 6.36%
Acer 5.91%
Toshiba 3.18%
Intel 1.36%
Apple 0.91%
Samsung 0.91%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6440 3.47%
Dell Latitude E7450 3.47%
HP HP ProBook 450 G3 2.78%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.78%
Dell Latitude E7470 2.08%
Dell Latitude E7440 2.08%


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