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Should I remove Juniper Networks Network Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,893
United States Rank #5,162
Reach 0.0626%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.70 days
994.11 days >
Average installed length: 522.33 days


VersionDistribution 20.11% 25.47% 0.08% 7.38% 0.32% 0.32% 8.43% 0.32% 12.90% 9.98% 5.68% 9.00%

Typically installed together

Juniper Networks Network Connect 7.1.0

What is Juniper Networks Network Connect?

Network Connect is a software package from Juniper Networks that interfaces with its Secure Access hardware and provides a Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution.

About  (from Juniper Networks)

The Network Connect (NC) provides a clientless VPN user experience, serving as an additional remote access mechanism to corporate resources using an IVE appliance. This feature supports all Internet-access modes including dial-up, broadband, and LAN scenarios from the client machine and works through client-side proxie...  Read more


The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named dsnetworkconnect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 6.23 MB (6,531,929 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.juniper.net/products/ssl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\juniper networks\network connect 7.1.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Juniper Networks\Network Connect 7.1.0\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 6.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Juniper Networks Network Connect 7.1.0

Program executable:dsnetworkconnect.exe
Name:Network Connect
Network Connect Application
Path:C:\Program Files\juniper networks\network connect 7.1.0\dsnetworkconnect.exe
Additional files:
  • dsNcSmartCardProv.dll - Network Connect Smart Card Credential Provider
  • JuniperSetupClientOCX.exe - Juniper Setup Client ActiveX Installer
  • dsNcCredProv.dll - Network Connect Credential Provider
  • dsNCInst64.exe - Network Connect NCINST64
  • nclauncher.exe - Network Connect Launcher
  • dsNcGina.dll - Network Connect GINA
  • dsWinClientResource_DE.dll - dsWinClientResource
  • dsWinClientResource_DEX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_EN.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ENX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ES.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ESX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_FR.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_FRX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_JA.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_JAX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_KO.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_KOX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ZH.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ZH_CN.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ZH_CNX64.dll
  • dsWinClientResource_ZHX64.dll
  • dsNcAdmin.dll - Network Connect (dsNcAdmin)
  • dsNcDiag.dll - dsNcDiag
  • dsNCResource_DE.dll - Network Connect Resource
  • dsNCResource_DEX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_EN.dll
  • dsNCResource_ENX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_ES.dll
  • dsNCResource_ESX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_FR.dll
  • dsNCResource_FRX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_JA.dll
  • dsNCResource_JAX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_KO.dll
  • dsNCResource_KOX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_ZH.dll
  • dsNCResource_ZH_CN.dll
  • dsNCResource_ZH_CNX64.dll
  • dsNCResource_ZHX64.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dsNetworkConnect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8035904-CD68-418F-B100-802ABF0A993F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Juniper Networks Network Connect?

You can uninstall Juniper Networks Network Connect 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 Juniper Networks Network Connect 7.1.0, 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 Juniper Networks Network Connect.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.99%
Windows 10 12.00%
Windows XP 6.97%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.41%
Windows 7 Professional 22.66%
Windows 7 Enterprise 18.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  United Kingdom 3.83%
  Canada 2.49%
  Germany 2.49%
  Taiwan 2.19%
  France 2.19%
  India 1.88%
  Belgium 1.82%
  Israel 1.82%
  Finland 1.76%
  Spain 1.58%
  Australia 1.46%
  Italy 1.09%
  Singapore 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.46%
Hewlett-Packard 24.11%
ASUS 5.41%
Acer 5.29%
Toshiba 5.04%
Samsung 3.08%
Intel 2.21%
Lenovo 2.21%
MSI 0.86%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 6.25%
Dell Latitude E6410 5.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.40%
Dell Latitude E6520 3.70%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.78%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.55%

About Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks is a manufacturer of networking equipment that designs and sells high-performance Internet Protocol network products and services.
Publisher URL: www.juniper.net


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