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Kaspersky Secure Connection


Kaspersky Secure Connection is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. 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 installer includes 42 files and is usually about 33.08 MB (34,682,830 bytes). updater_facade.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Kaspersky Secure Connection come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: click.kaspersky.com/?hl=en-US&customization=&link=support_contacts
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Secure Connection 1.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1CF84962-50F8-48CA-9082-B70F3A02C686} REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Secure Connection

  • getsysteminfo.exe - Get System Info
  • cbi.dll (by AO Kaspersky Lab) - Kaspersky Anti-Virus (KAV CBI DLL)
  • app_core_legacy.dll (by AO Kaspersky Lab) - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • avpmain.dll
  • avpservice.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service library
  • crypto_ssl.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dblite.dll (by Hipp, Wyrick & Company) - dblite
  • dumpwriter.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer DLL
  • instrumental_meta.dll - Instrumental PDK (Instrumental Meta Library)
  • instrumental_services.dll - Instrumental services
  • kasperskylab.kis.ui.toasts.dll - KasperskyLab.Kis.UI.Toasts
  • kasperskylab.ksde.nativeinterop.dll
  • kasperskylab.ksde.ui.dll - KasperskyLab.Ksde.UI
  • kasperskylab.ksde.ui.loader.dll - Loader
  • kasperskylab.platform.localization.core.dll - KasperskyLab.Platform.Localization.Core.Pipeline
  • kasperskylab.ui.common.vb.dll - KasperskyLab.UI.Common.Vb
  • kasperskylab.ui.core.dll - KasperskyLab.UI.Core
  • kasperskylab.ui.core.visuals.dll - KasperskyLab.UI.Common.Visuals
  • kl_service.dll - Component service provider
  • kldw.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer Helper
  • kldw.exe - Kaspersky Dump Writer
  • ksde.exe - Kaspersky Secure Connection
  • ksdeinst.dll - Modularity configurator
  • ksdeui.exe
  • ksdeuimain.dll
  • ksn_facade.dll - KSN PDK (Facade for KSN PDK)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • nemerle.dll (by University of Wroclaw) - Nemerle Library
  • nemerle.peg.dll - Nemerle.Peg
  • openssl_verifier.dll - Crypto PDK (openssl verifier)
  • openvpn.exe (by The OpenVPN Project) - OpenVPN (OpenVPN Daemon)
  • prcore.dll - Prague Core
  • product_info.dll - Kaspersky Product Info library
  • product_metainfo.dll - Product Metainformation
  • prremote.dll - PR_REMOTE
  • shell_service.dll - Shell Service
  • storage.dll - Updater PDK (Storage library)
  • system.windows.interactivity.dll - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • ucp_agent.dll - UCP PDK (UCP agent service)
  • updater_facade.dll - Updater library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ksde.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Secure Connection Service 1.0.0' (KSDE1.0.0) "Protects confidential data that the user enters on websites (such as banking card numbers or passwords for access to online banking services) and prevents theft of funds during online transactions.".

How do I remove Kaspersky Secure Connection?

Quickly and completely remove Kaspersky Secure Connection from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kaspersky Secure Connection 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Kaspersky Secure Connection, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Secure Connection.

Win 8 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 92.16%
Windows 7 7.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.02%
Windows 10 Pro 25.49%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 8.1 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.68%
  Canada 6.58%
  Italy 3.95%
  MA 2.63%
  Argentina 1.32%
  BD 1.32%
  United Kingdom 1.32%
  Greece 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  Iran 1.32%
  Korea 1.32%
  Romania 1.32%
  Saudi Arabia 1.32%
  SY 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.84%
Dell 21.05%
Lenovo 15.79%
ASUS 7.89%
Toshiba 5.26%
Acer 5.26%
Samsung 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP HP Notebook 5.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L70-B 2.50%
HP HP ENVY x360 m6 Conver... 2.50%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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