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Should I remove Kaspersky Secure Connection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,086
United States Rank #1,523
Reach 0.3110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.04 days
296.28 days >
Average installed length: 155.67 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 1.35% 29.41% 69.20%

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Kaspersky Secure Connection


Kaspersky Secure Connection is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 91 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Kaspersky Secure Connection come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany 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
  • avpmain.dll (by AO Kaspersky Lab) - Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • cbi.dll (by AO Kaspersky Lab) - KAV CBI DLL
  • kasperskylab.ksde.ui.dll - KasperskyLab.Ksde.UI
  • kasperskylab.ui.core.dll - KasperskyLab.UI.Core
  • kasperskylab.ui.core.visuals.dll - KasperskyLab.UI.Common.Visuals
  • ksdeuimain.dll - Kaspersky Secure Connection
  • product_info.dll - Kaspersky Product Info library
  • product_metainfo.dll - Product Metainformation
  • shell_service.dll - Shell Service
  • ushata.dll - Ushata module
  • crypto_ssl.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • instrumental_services.dll - Instrumental PDK (Instrumental services)
  • prcore.dll - Prague Core
  • prremote.dll - PR_REMOTE
  • updater_facade.dll - Updater PDK (Updater library)
  • ksn_facade.dll - KSN PDK (Facade for KSN PDK)
  • openvpn.exe (by The OpenVPN Project) - OpenVPN (OpenVPN Daemon)
  • kasperskylab.ksde.nativeinterop.dll

How do I remove Kaspersky Secure Connection?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Secure Connection.

Win 10 79%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.30%
Windows 7 19.45%
Windows Vista 0.77%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.16%
Windows 10 Pro 20.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.40%
Windows 7 Professional 6.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.20%
Windows 8.1 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.51%
  Germany 11.39%
  Italy 6.00%
  United Kingdom 5.09%
  France 4.07%
  Netherlands 2.53%
  Spain 1.75%
  Canada 1.02%
  Singapore 0.84%
  Switzerland 0.49%
  Austria 0.42%
  South Africa 0.35%
  Australia 0.34%
  Poland 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.81%
Acer 16.51%
ASUS 15.62%
Dell 14.85%
Lenovo 8.72%
Medion 4.98%
Toshiba 4.48%
Samsung 1.87%
MSI 1.55%
Intel 1.16%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.98%
HP HP Notebook 7.37%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.08%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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