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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,740
United States Rank #35,091
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.84 days
201.91 days >
Average installed length: 106.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.83% 63.33% 0.83% 2.50% 3.33% 0.83% 1.67% 0.83% 0.83% 7.50% 0.83% 13.33% 0.83% 0.83% 0.83% 0.83%

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Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview

What is Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Explore Kaspersky's next generation security suite.


Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 102 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 25% of users of Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview come from the United States, it is also popular in India and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: redirect.kaspersky.com/?hl=en-US&target=support&rpe=1
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview 15.0.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{653C1B5A-3287-47B1-8613-0745D4E771C4} REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview

  • app_core_legacy.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll
  • ckahcomm.dll - System Interceptors PDK (System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker Communication Library)
  • ckahrule.dll - System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker Rules Manager
  • ckahum.dll - System Interceptors PDK Anti-Hacker User Mode Component
  • fssync.dll - System Interceptors PDK legacy interface
  • ffcert.exe - Traffic Processing PDK (ffcert)
  • ftpprtc.dll - FTP Protocoller
  • cf_facade.dll - Content filtering PDK (Content filtering facade component)
  • cf_mgmt_facade.dll - Content filtering facade management component
  • content_filtering_meta.dll - Kaspersky content filtering pdk meta
  • avp.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • avpinit.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Init Lib
  • avpinst.dll - Modularity configurator
  • avpmain.dll
  • avpservice.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service library
  • avpui.exe
  • avpuimain.dll
  • avzkrnl.dll - AVZ Kernel
  • browser_integration.dll - Browser Integration
  • cbi.dll - KAV CBI DLL
  • dtp_lib.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus GUI Logic
  • dumpwriter.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer DLL
  • ekasyswatch.dll - EKA task for System Watcher2
  • ac_facade.dll - Application Control (Application Control Product Facade)
  • ac_meta.dll - Application Control Meta Information
  • acassembler.dll - Application Control Assembler
  • application_categorizer.dll - Application Control Application Categorizer
  • application_investigator.dll - Application Control Application Investigator
  • filecategorizer.dll - File Categorizer
  • hips_perf_meta.dll - Hips Performance Provider Meta
  • clldr.dll - Instrumental PDK (CLLDR)
  • am_facade.dll - Antimalware PDK (Antimalware Facade)
  • am_meta.dll - Antimalware Meta Info Provider
  • avs_eka.dll - Antivirus Service
  • getsysteminfo.exe - Get System Info
  • abhelper.dll - Plugins PDK (Kaspersky Anti-Banner helper component)
  • anti_banner_facade.dll - Kaspersky AntiBanner Facade
  • anti_banner_firefox_registrar.dll - Kaspersky AntiBanner Registrar
  • content_blocker_firefox_registrar.dll - Content Blocker Firefox Extension Registrar
  • ffvkreg.dll - Firefox Vkbd registrar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • avpui.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B37AF1F1-B78B-413D-AC6F-6A50E3F1C906}' (runs on registration).
  • avp.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service 15.0.0' (AVP15.0.0) "Provides computer protection against viruses, dangerous software, network attacks, internet fraud and spam.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • avp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Kaspersky Anti-Virus' and executes as C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 15.0.0\avp.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • avp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 15.0.0\avp.exe'.

How do I remove Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Internet Security Technical Preview 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 Technical Preview, 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 Technical Preview.

Win 10 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.50%
Windows 7 35.83%
Windows XP 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 24.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 9.17%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.81%
  India 6.98%
  DZ 6.98%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Egypt 3.88%
  Italy 3.88%
  BD 3.88%
  Brazil 3.10%
  Germany 3.10%
  United Arab Emirates 2.33%
  IQ 2.33%
  MA 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Turkey 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.46%
Dell 20.99%
Acer 14.81%
ASUS 12.35%
Lenovo 12.35%
Toshiba 7.41%
Intel 1.23%
Common models
Dell Vostro 2420 1.98%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.98%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 1.98%
HP ProBook 4540s 1.98%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.98%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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