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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,769
United States Rank #18,363
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.14 days
387.54 days >
Average installed length: 203.62 days


8.0.2177 12.47%
8.0.2134 43.50%
8.0.2090 33.95%
8.0.2048 10.08%

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Kaspersky Lab Network Agent

What is Kaspersky Lab Network Agent?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Network Agent provides communication between the Administration Server and Kaspersky Lab antivirus software installed on a network node (workstation or server). Thus, it is necessary to install the component Network Agent on all PCs which will be controlled via Kaspersky Administration Kit. Network Agent distribution p...  Read more


Kaspersky Lab Network Agent is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is 8.0.2134, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 klnagent.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 15.22 MB (15,964,134 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 29% of users of Kaspersky Lab Network Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/downloads/productupdates/endpoint-security-windows
Help link: www.kaspersky.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{786A9F7E-CFEC-451F-B3C4-22EB11550FD8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Lab Network Agent

Program executable:klnagent.exe
Name:Kaspersky Administration Kit
Kaspersky Administration Kit Network Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent 8\klnagent.exe
Additional files:
  • klnagloc.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange Server
  • klupdloc.dll
  • diffsAK.dll - Kaspersky Administration Kit (DIFFS)
  • klcsagt.dll
  • klcskca.dll
  • klcsnagt.dll
  • klcsstd.dll
  • klcstr.dll
  • kldumper.exe
  • klmover.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Host Moving Utility
  • klnagchk.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Network Agent Checking Utility
  • klrbtagt.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Reboot Agent
  • klsecur2.dll
  • klshwmsg.exe - Kaspersky Administration Message Displaying Agent
  • Up2Date.exe - updater.EXE
  • upd_core.dll
  • userdump.exe
  • FSSync.dll
  • cleanapi.dll - Kaspersky Removal Tool (Removal Tool Library)
  • klcsrt.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • klnagent.exe runs as a service named 'Agente de Rede da Kaspersky Lab' (klnagent) "Gerencia os aplicativos da Kaspersky Lab instalados neste computador.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • klnagent.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%programfiles%\kaspersky lab\NetworkAgent 8\klnagent.exC:*:enableC:Kaspersky Net Agent 8'.

How do I remove Kaspersky Lab Network Agent?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Lab Network Agent 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 Lab Network Agent, 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 Lab Network Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.29%
Windows XP 24.14%
Windows 10 4.24%
Windows Vista 1.06%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.19%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.75%
Windows 8 Pro 2.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.40%
  Iran 12.05%
  Malaysia 5.78%
  United Kingdom 5.30%
  Taiwan 4.82%
  Saudi Arabia 3.61%
  Italy 3.13%
  Indonesia 2.65%
  Brazil 1.93%
  Egypt 1.93%
  Poland 1.93%
  Canada 1.69%
  Thailand 1.45%
  Turkey 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.15%
Hewlett-Packard 28.06%
Acer 7.11%
Lenovo 5.14%
Toshiba 3.56%
Intel 3.16%
ASUS 2.37%
Sony 1.98%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Common models
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 2.35%
Dell Latitude E6400 2.35%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.35%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.35%
Sony VPCEA4CGX 2.35%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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