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Should I remove Kaspersky Online Scanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.43 days
297.09 days >
Average installed length: 156.10 days


VersionDistribution 3.57% 3.57% 7.14% 17.86%
5.0 67.86%

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Kaspersky Online Scanner

What is Kaspersky Online Scanner?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Kaspersky Security Scan provides a free-of-charge, easy way to find viruses and other threats that may be hidden on your PC: plus get advice on your PC's security status. Virus Removal Tool is a utility designed to remove all types of infections from your computer. It employs the effective detection algorithms used by ...  Read more


Kaspersky Online Scanner is a software program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is 5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.22 MB (1,279,404 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 23% of users of Kaspersky Online Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: usa.kaspersky.com/downloads/free-anti-virus-scan
Help link: support.kaspersky.com/helpdesk.html?LANG=en
Installation folder: C:\Windows\system32\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Online Scanner
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Online Scanner\kavuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Online Scanner

  • kavss.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Scanner Server (Kaspersky Anti-Virus Single Scanner Library)
  • kavuninstall.exe - Kaspersky Online Scanner (Kaspersky Online Scanner Uninstall)
  • kavwebscan.dll - Kaspersky Online Scanner GUI Part

How do I remove Kaspersky Online Scanner?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Online Scanner 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 Online Scanner, 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 Online Scanner.

Win XP 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 82.14%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 7 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows Vista Starter 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.33%
  France 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%
  Hong Kong 6.67%
  Japan 6.67%
  Vietnam 3.33%
  Singapore 3.33%
  Taiwan 3.33%
  UA 3.33%
  Belgium 3.33%
  Mexico 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 22.73%
Dell 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
Toshiba 13.64%
ASUS 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
NEC 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Common models
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HP Compaq dx7408 Microtow... 5.26%
Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 5.26%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 5.26%
MSI MS-7369 5.26%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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