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Should I remove Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,285
United States Rank #20,497
Reach 0.0070%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.14 days
269.67 days >
Average installed length: 141.69 days


10.5.1781 2.96%
10.4.368 0.74%
10.4.343 31.11%
10.3.3013 2.96%
10.3.3008 0.74%
10.3.407 61.48%

Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent


Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent is a software program developed by AO Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is 10.3.407, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 51 files and is usually about 20.31 MB (21,296,840 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.kaspersky.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BCF4CF24-88AB-45E1-A6E6-40C8278A70C5} /l*v "C:\Windows\Temp\$klnagent-uninstall.log"
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent

Program executable:klnagent.exe
Name:Kaspersky Security Center
Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagent.exe
Additional files:
  • AVPDTAgt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center (KL Deployment Tool Agent)
  • em.dll
  • klarchive.dll
  • klcsagt.dll
  • klcsdb.dll
  • klcskca.dll
  • klcskca2.dll
  • klcsldcl.exe
  • klcsnagt.dll
  • klcsngtgui.exe - Administration Agent GUI
  • klcspxy.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent's Proxy
  • klcsrt2.dll - Kaspersky Security Center runtime
  • klcssa.dll
  • klcsstd.dll
  • klcsstd2.dll
  • klcstr2.dll
  • klcurl.dll - CURL library
  • kldumper.exe
  • kllibssh2.dll
  • klmover.exe - Kaspersky Administration Kit Host Moving Utility
  • klnagchk.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent Checking Utility
  • klnagloc.dll
  • klnagwds.exe
  • klnapshaci.dll
  • klnapshaloc.dll
  • klnsacwsrv.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Captive Portal
  • klnscan.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Scanner
  • klpxeserver.dll
  • klrbtagt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Reboot Agent
  • klsecur2.dll
  • klshwmsg.exe - Kaspersky Administration Message Displaying Agent
  • klsoapng.dll
  • klupdloc.dll
  • klwnstman.exe
  • tslauncher.exe
  • Up2Date.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Bases Update & Retranslation Component
  • vapm.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Vulnerability Assessment & Patch Management Component
  • fssync.dll (by Kaspersky Lab)
  • cleanapi.dll (by Kaspersky Lab ZAO) - Kaspersky Removal Tool (Removal Tool Library)
  • kllibeay.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • klssleay.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • klmover.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Move KNA'.
2 Services
  • klnagent.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent' (klnagent) "Network Agent coordinates interaction between the Administration Server and Kaspersky Lab applications installed on devices.".
  • klnsacwsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Lab authorization portal' (klnsacwsrv) "Web access authorization portal".
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 Security Center 10 Network Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kaspersky Security Center 10 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Kaspersky Security Center 10 Network Agent, 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 Security Center 10 Network Agent.

Win 10 49%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 49.26%
Windows XP 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.56%
Windows 10 Pro 34.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.19%
Windows 10 Home 5.19%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.31%
  Italy 11.73%
  Germany 5.59%
  United Kingdom 3.35%
  Netherlands 3.35%
  Spain 2.79%
  Singapore 2.79%
  Canada 2.23%
  South Africa 2.23%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Switzerland 1.12%
  France 1.12%
  Philippines 1.12%
  Brazil 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.85%
Hewlett-Packard 31.13%
Lenovo 9.43%
Acer 7.55%
ASUS 6.60%
Intel 2.83%
Samsung 1.89%
Compaq 0.94%
Apple 0.94%
American Megatrends 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.67%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.75%
Dell Latitude 3550 1.83%
Dell Latitude E7470 1.83%
Dell Latitude E5440 1.83%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 1.83%


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