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Should I remove Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,311
United States Rank #4,997
Reach 0.1235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.30 days
333.38 days >
Average installed length: 175.16 days


VersionDistribution 2.75% 0.04% 1.11% 6.61% 8.63% 5.67% 46.30% 28.88%

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Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows

What is Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business ADVANCED includes Kaspersky Lab's latest anti-malware technologies that combine signature-based, proactive and web-assisted protection - for effective, multi-level defense. With automatic updates from the cloud-based Kaspersky Security Network, Kaspersky delivers a rapid respons...  Read more


Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is avpsus.exe. The software installer includes 104 files and is usually about 562.85 KB (576,354 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 38% of users of Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/product-updates/windows-endpoint-security
Help link: redirect.kaspersky.com/?hl=en&target=support&rpe=1
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {9813DD3F-A28E-4B98-ACDE-12A3AB1C42E4} /qn
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 562.85 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows

Program executable:avpsus.exe
Name:Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows
Kaspersky Seamless Update Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows SP1\avpsus.exe
Additional files:
  • ac_facade.dll - Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows (Application Control Product Facade)
  • ac_meta.dll - Application Control Meta Information
  • ACAssembler.dll - Application Control Assembler
  • am_facade.dll - Antimalware Facade
  • am_meta.dll - Antimalware Meta Info Provider
  • anti_phishing_http_filter.dll - Anti-phishing http filter
  • app_core_legacy.dll - Application Infrastructure Legacy PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK Meta-information
  • application_categorizer.dll - Application Control Application Categorizer
  • attestation_task.dll - Boot Attestation Task
  • avp.exe
  • AVPCon.dll - Anti-Virus Server Component
  • categorizer_facade.dll - Content filtering categorizer facade
  • cbi.dll - KES10 CBI DLL
  • cf_anti_malware_facade.dll - Content filtering anti malware component
  • cf_facade.dll - Content filtering facade component
  • cf_response_provider.dll - Content filtering notification provider
  • challenge_response_serializer.dll - Challenge Response Serializer
  • ckahcomm.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Communication Library
  • ckahrule.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Rules Manager
  • ckahum.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker User Mode Component
  • clldr.dll - CLLDR
  • content_filtering_meta.dll - Kaspersky content filtering pdk meta
  • crypto_provider_full.dll - CryptoProvider library
  • data_processing_meta.dll - Data Processing PDK Meta
  • data_processing_pdk_facade.dll - Data Processing PDK Facade
  • device_control.dll - Device Control library
  • device_control_meta.dll - Device Control Meta library
  • diffs.dll - DIFFS
  • disk_encryption_meta.dll - Disk encryption meta information
  • dns_client.dll - DNS Resolver library
  • dtp_lib.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus GUI Logic
  • DumpWriter.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer DLL
  • eka_meta.dll - EKA_META
  • ekasyswatch.dll - EKA task for System Watcher2
  • encryption_meta.dll - Encryption Meta
  • EncryptionCommon.dll - Product-side Common Encryption (FLE/FDE) Code
  • EncryptionGeneral.dll - Product-side General Encryption (FLE/FDE) Code
  • enterprise_application_control.dll - Enterprise Application Control library
  • excludemanager.dll - file and activity exclude manager
  • FileCategorizer.dll - File Categorizer
  • filesystem_services.dll - Filesystem services library
  • finance_url_categorizer.dll - Finance URL categorizer component
  • format_recognizer.dll - Format Recognizer library
  • fssync.dll
  • fssync_s.dll
  • ftbridge.dll - File Transfer Bridge Component
  • FTPprtc.dll - FTP Protocoller
  • GetSI.dll - System Information
  • ichecker.dll - ichecker and iswift tech
  • instrumental_meta.dll - Instrumental Meta Library
  • integrity_control.dll - Application Control Product Integrity Control
  • key_value_storage.dll - Key-Value Storage Library
  • kldw.exe - Kaspersky Dump Writer
  • klifpp.dll - klif driver interfaces
  • klifpp_meta.dll - klifpp meta info
  • ksnhelper.dll - KSN_Helper Library
  • prloader.dll - instrumental/legacy Loader
  • prremote.dll - PR_REMOTE
  • crypto_provider.dll - AES Encryption Module (Cryptographic Provider)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • avp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92FD2752-C71C-4705-AE13-45E1D3F975F5}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • avp.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio Kaspersky Endpoint Security' (AVP) "Protegge il computer da virus, programmi dannosi e attacchi di rete.".
  • avpsus.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Seamless Update Service' (avpsus) "Lets you install and roll back critical and approved updates of application modules.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • avp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows SP1\avp.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • avp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows\avp.exe'.

How do I remove Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows 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 Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows, 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 Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.05%
Windows 10 29.12%
Windows XP 5.05%
Windows Vista 0.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.87%
Windows 10 Pro 6.92%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.20%
  France 6.64%
  Italy 6.64%
  Iran 3.19%
  United Kingdom 3.19%
  India 2.56%
  Saudi Arabia 1.88%
  Brazil 1.74%
  Canada 1.74%
  United Arab Emirates 1.70%
  Australia 1.46%
  Turkey 1.42%
  Poland 1.31%
  South Africa 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.86%
Hewlett-Packard 33.69%
Acer 5.90%
ASUS 5.58%
Lenovo 4.70%
Intel 2.79%
Toshiba 2.47%
Samsung 0.63%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3020 3.94%
ASUS All Series 3.31%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.18%
SiComputer MS-7817 2.67%
Dell Latitude E5440 2.54%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.54%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com

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tommyover a year ago
It's required password to uninstall the Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for windows. But I don't know what the password is. Then how to uninstall it?