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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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6.0.1710 55.00%
6.0.1591 15.00%
6.0.1572 10.00%
6.0.1565 10.00%
5.0.1152 5.00%
5.0.0474 5.00%

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Kaspersky Network Agent

What is Kaspersky 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 Network Agent is a software program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is 6.0.1710, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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 primary executable is named klnagent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 6.21 MB (6,515,471 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Kaspersky Network Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com
Help link: www.kaspersky.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{7C72AAB5-8A7D-4882-950C-A1F26A949DA3}
Estimated size: 6.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Network Agent

Program executable:klnagent.exe
Name:Kaspersky Administration Kit
Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagent.exe
Additional files:
  • klcsstd.dll - Kaspersky Security 5.5 for Microsoft Exchange Server
  • klcstr.dll
  • app_core.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK Meta-information
  • FSSync.dll - Kaspersky Administration Kit
  • klcsagt.dll
  • klcskca.dll
  • klcsn.dll
  • klcsnagt.dll
  • klmover.exe
  • klnagchk.exe - Administration Agent checking utility
  • klnagloc.dll
  • klsecur2.dll
  • klstfix.dll - Standard Template Library
  • kltrace.dll
  • AVPDTAgt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center (KL Deployment Tool Agent)
  • diffsAK.dll - DIFFS
  • em.dll
  • klcskca2.dll
  • klcsngtgui.exe - Administration Agent GUI
  • klcssa.dll
  • klcsstd2.dll
  • klcstr2.dll
  • kldumper.exe
  • klnagwds.exe
  • klnapshaci.dll
  • klnapshaloc.dll
  • klrbtagt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Reboot Agent
  • klshwmsg.exe - Kaspersky Administration Message Displaying Agent
  • klupdloc.dll
  • klwnstman.exe
  • Up2Date.exe - updater.EXE
  • upd_core.dll
  • vapm.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Vulnerability Assessment & Patch Management Component
  • cleanapi.dll - Kaspersky Removal Tool (Removal Tool Library)
  • eka_meta.dll - Instrumental PDK (EKA_META)
  • key_value_storage.dll - Key-Value Storage Library
  • kl_service.dll - Component service provider
  • vulnerability_assessment.dll - Antimalware PDK (Vulnerability Assessment)
  • 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 'Kaspersky Network Agent' (klnagent) "Provides administration services for Kaspersky Lab applications installed on the computer.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • klnagwds.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagwds.exe'.

How do I remove Kaspersky Network Agent?

You can uninstall Kaspersky 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 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 Network Agent.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 15.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 55.56%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows Vista Business 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.17%
  Taiwan 10.34%
  France 6.90%
  Indonesia 6.90%
  Vietnam 3.45%
  Switzerland 3.45%
  India 3.45%
  Israel 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Intel 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Toshiba 6.25%
Sahara 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 390 12.50%
Acer Aspire X1800 6.25%
INTEL DG31PR 6.25%
HP xw4400 Workstation 6.25%
Equus Computer Systems No... 6.25%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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