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Should I remove K7TotalSecurity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,035
United States Rank #22,727
Reach 0.0505%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.82 days
673.14 days >
Average installed length: 353.69 days


15.00 11.06%
14.00 0.10%
13.00 62.01%
12.00 25.73%
11.1.0065 0.20%
11.1.0052 0.10%
11.1.0049 0.10%
11.1.0007 0.20%
10.0.0040 0.10%
10.0.0031 0.10%
10.0.0017 0.10%
10.0.0012 0.20%


What is K7TotalSecurity?

K7 Total Security, developed by K7 Computing, provides malware prevention and removal during a subscription period and uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses. Other features include a software firewall, e-mail spam filtering and phishing protection. K7 Computing distributes the product as a download, a box copy, and as OEM software.

About  (from K7 Computing Pvt Ltd)

Introducing K7 Total Security - the most comprehensive and affordable protection for home PCs. Recognized by industry insiders all over the world, it provides complete security against cyber criminals and other evolving cyber threats. Install K7 Total 2012 today and protect yourself from becoming the next victim.


The most common release is 13.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named k7pssrvc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 141.66 MB (148,540,733 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.k7computing.com/en/Product/k7-totalsecurity.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K7 Computing\K7TSecurity
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\K7 Computing\K7TSecurity\K7TSecurityUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 141.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by K7TotalSecurity

Program executable:k7pssrvc.exe
Name:K7Security Suite of Products
K7 Core Service Agent III
Path:C:\Program Files\K7 Computing\K7TSecurity\k7pssrvc.exe
K7 Core Service Agent III for K7 Total Security, developed by K7 Computing, provides malware prevention and removal during a subscription period and uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses. Other features include a software...
Additional files:
  • k7mebezatencremovaltool.exe - Mebezat Encryption Removal tool
  • k7zadisinfector.exe - K7 ZeroAccess Disinfection Tool (ZeroAccess Disinfection Tool)
  • K7TMBrdg.dll - K7TMBrdg Dynamic Link Library (K7 TM Agent)
  • K7APHlpr.exe - K7Security Suite of Products (K7AntiSpam Helper Dll)
  • K7APOpt1.dll - K7AntiSpam Configuration Extension
  • k7avevnt.dll - K7AVEvnt Module
  • K7AVLExt.dll - K7AntiVirus LogViewer Extension
  • K7AVMScn.dll - K7AntiVirus Messenger Scan Helper
  • K7AVMScn.exe - K7AntiVirus Messenger Scanner Stub
  • K7AVOApi.dll - K7AntiVirus Office Plugin Dll
  • K7AVOptn.dll - K7AntiVirus Configuration Extension
  • K7AVQrnt.dll - K7AntiVirus Quarantine Helper
  • K7AVQrnt.exe - K7AntiVirus Quarantine Viewer
  • K7AVScan.exe - K7AntiVirus Scanner Loader
  • K7AVWScn.dll - K7AntiVirus Scanning UI
  • k7cmntoolsres.dll - Resources
  • k7crvr.dll - K7Carnivore Engine
  • k7crvr64.dll
  • k7crvrex.dll - K7CrvrEx Dynamic Link Library
  • k7crvrex64.dll
  • K7CrvSvc.exe - K7Carnivore Service
  • k7ctscan.exe - K7 Core Service Agent I Helper
  • k7emlpxy.exe - K7 Core Service Agent IV
  • K7EmlScn.dll - K7AntiVirus - Email Scan Handler
  • K7FWLExt.dll - K7Firewall LogViewer Extension
  • K7FWOpt1.dll - K7Firewall Configuration Module
  • k7fwsrvc.exe - K7 Core Service Agent II
  • K7InetChk.dll - K7InetChk Library
  • k7ndfhlpr.exe - K7 Network Diagnostic Framework Helper Class
  • K7O2Plgn.dll - K7AntiSpam Plugin for Outlook
  • k7oeplgn.dll
  • K7PSLExt.dll - K7Privacy LogViewer Extension
  • K7PSOpt1.dll - K7Privacy Configuration Window.
  • k7pswsen.dll - K7Privacy Service LSP Extension
  • K7RegExt.dll - K7Security Suite Registration Helper Dll
  • K7RMScan.dll - K7RMScan
  • k7rtscan.exe - K7 Core Service Agent I
  • K7RTSpam.dll - K7AntiSpam - Mail Filter Extension
  • K7SpmSrc.exe - K7 Service Agent IV
  • k7srcore.dll - K7SR Core Module
  • K7SRExt.dll - K7SR Browser Extension
  • K7SysMn1.dll - K7System Monitor Dll Helper
  • K7Tlmtry.exe - K7 TLM Module
  • K7TSAlrt.exe - K7ISNotify1 Module
  • k7tsecurity.exe - K7 User Agent
  • K7TSEvnt.dll - K7TSEvnt
  • K7TSHelp.dll - K7TotalSecurity Help Dispatcher
  • K7TSHlpr.exe - K7TotalSecurity Helper Component
  • K7TSMain.exe - K7TotalSecurity Base Container
  • K7TSMngr.exe - K7TotalSecurity Service Manager
  • K7TSNews.exe - K7 News PopUp
  • K7TSReminder.exe - K7TSReminder Module
  • K7TSSExt64.dll - K7TotalSecurity Console SysTray Extension
  • K7TSSplh.exe - K7TotalSecurity Splash Window
  • K7TSStart.exe - K7Security Start Helper
  • K7TSUpdT.exe - K7TotalSecurity Update Manager
  • K7TSVlog.exe - K7TotalSecurity Log View Manager
  • k7w8intf.dll - K7W8Intf Module
  • npK7SRNPExt.dll - K7 Web Protection Browser Extension
  • K7UI.Dll - K7UserInterface Shared dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • K7AVSExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'K7Computing.K7AVScanner' with a class of {FD23B962-BADB-11D7-B0FE-00C026A19B93}.
  • K7AVExtn.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'K7Computing.K7AVScanner' with a class of {FD23B962-BADB-11D7-B0FE-00C026A19B93}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • K7SRExt.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'K7 Web Protection' with the class of {08B3B4B6-02DA-4658-8BA6-5974E3EBB03D}.
7 Services
  • k7pssrvc.exe runs as a service named 'K7Privacy Services' (K7PSSrvc) "K7Privacy Service enables windows to protect your privacy information and employ user control on the internet".
  • k7fwsrvc.exe runs as a service named 'K7Firewall Services' (K7FWSrvc) "K7Firewall helps protect your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network.".
  • k7emlpxy.exe runs as a service named 'K7Computng - EMail Proxy Server' (K7EmlPxy) "Email Proxy for POP3 Mail Clients".
  • k7rtscan.exe runs as a service named 'K7RealTime AntiVirus Services' (K7RTScan) "K7AntiVirus Protects your computer on a realtime basis from viruses,trojans and other unwanted software.".
  • K7TSMngr.exe runs as a service named 'K7TotalSecurity Manager' (K7TSMngr) "Centralized Manager For K7TotalSecurity Solutions".
  • K7CrvSvc.exe runs as a service named 'K7Carnivore Service' (K7CrvSvc).
  • Plus 1 more
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • k7tsecurity.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'K7TSStart' which loads as C:\Program Files\K7 Computing\K7TSecurity\K7TSecurity.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002177625%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016954%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004822%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:2.26 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:333.33 KB
User CPU:0.00013533%
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:2.84 MB
Total CPU:0.0000723281%
Kernel CPU:0.00004822%
User CPU:0.00002411%
I/O reads/min:92 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove K7TotalSecurity?

You can uninstall K7TotalSecurity 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 K7TotalSecurity, 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 K7TotalSecurity.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by K7TotalSecurity you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 32%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.89%
Windows 10 25.38%
Windows XP 10.83%
Windows Vista 0.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 46.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.03%
Windows 7 Professional 8.30%
Windows 8 Pro 6.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.84% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 83.84%
  United States 8.24%
  Singapore 3.75%
  United Kingdom 2.09%
  United Arab Emirates 0.31%
  Sri Lanka 0.31%
  Saudi Arabia 0.31%
  IQ 0.21%
  Kuwait 0.10%
  Germany 0.10%
  Iran 0.10%
  NP 0.10%
  OM 0.10%
  BG 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.70%
Acer 19.63%
Dell 18.72%
Intel 13.70%
Lenovo 7.76%
ASUS 6.39%
Toshiba 1.67%
Sony 1.52%
American Megatrends 0.61%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.16%
Intel DG41WV 3.60%
Acer Aspire 4739Z 3.05%
INTEL DG31PR 3.05%
Acer Aspire E1-431 2.49%

About K7 Computing Pvt Ltd

K7 Computing is an IT software and hardware security company in India whose software research and virus detection is handled by its own virus lab.
Publisher URL: www.k7computing.com


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