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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,764
United States Rank #17,967
Reach 0.0246%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.66 days
19.42 days >
Average installed length: 10.21 days


VersionDistribution 61.24% 28.45% 9.90% 0.41%

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Kaspersky Internet Security 2011

What is Kaspersky Internet Security 2011?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Kaspersky Internet Security combines the essential security of our advanced Anti-Virus software with additional layers of defense, such as firewall and parental controls. Innovative technologies deliver real-time protection, monitor suspicious activity, and block dangerous actions before they can cause harm - all while...  Read more


Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 is a software program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 23% of users of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/downloads/productupdates/endpoint-security-windows
Help link: redirect.kaspersky.com/?hl=en&target=support&rpe=1
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2011\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{66F1F013-008F-4875-B283-5A814B820347}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Internet Security 2011

  • abhelper.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Kaspersky Anti-Banner helper component)
  • AntiPhishing.dll - AntiPhishing Component
  • asppp.dll - Proxy DLL for AntiSpam plugins
  • avp.exe
  • avpinst.dll - Modularity configurator
  • cbi.dll - AVP2011 CBI DLL
  • ckahcomm.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Communication Library
  • ckahrule.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Rules Manager
  • ckahstat.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Statistic Componet
  • ckahum.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker User Mode Component
  • clldr.dll - CLLDR
  • CryptoStaticProvider.dll - CryptoProvider library
  • diffs.dll - DIFFS
  • 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
  • esmgr.dll - ESMgr
  • excludemanager.dll - file and activity exclude manager
  • FFRegistrarAb.dll - AntiBanner component
  • ffvkreg.dll - Firefox Vkbd registrar
  • fssync.dll
  • FTPprtc.dll - FTP Protocoller
  • gadget.dll - Kaspersky COM gadget
  • GetSI.dll - System Information
  • ichecker.dll - ichecker and iswift tech
  • ICQprtc.dll - ICQ Protocoller
  • ievkbd.dll - IE Virtual Keyboard
  • IRCprtc.dll - IRC Protocoller
  • JBRprtc.dll - Jabber Protocoller
  • kldw.exe - Kaspersky Dump Writer
  • kas_cpconvert.dll - KAS-Engine (Convert dynamic library)
  • kas_engine.dll - KAS-Engine dynamic library
  • kas_filtration.dll - Content Filtration dynamic library
  • kas_gsg.dll - GSG dynamic library
  • kas_loader.dll - KAS-Engine loader
  • kas_product.dll - KASEngine EKA library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ievkbd.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IEVkbdBHO Class' with the class of {59273AB4-E7D3-40F9-A1A8-6FA9CCA1862C} (IEVkbdBHO).
  • avp.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio Kaspersky Anti-Virus' (AVP) "Protegge il computer da virus, software pericolosi, attacchi provenienti dalla rete, frodi via Internet e spam.".
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 Anti-Virus 2011\avp.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • avp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011\avp.exe'.

How do I remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2011?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 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 Internet Security 2011, 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 Internet Security 2011.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.88%
Windows XP 14.23%
Windows Vista 9.07%
Windows 10 0.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.26%
Windows 7 Professional 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.20%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.42%
  Germany 10.04%
  Iran 9.11%
  United Kingdom 8.74%
  France 4.09%
  DZ 4.09%
  Australia 2.79%
  India 2.42%
  Spain 2.42%
  Canada 2.23%
  Malaysia 2.23%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Italy 1.49%
  Indonesia 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.78%
Dell 15.58%
Acer 15.58%
Medion 12.34%
Toshiba 6.17%
Samsung 5.84%
ASUS 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Sony 2.60%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Lenovo 1.95%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.76%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.98%
Medion E6222 2.38%
Medion E7220 2.38%
MEDION P6812 2.38%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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