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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,563
United States Rank #6,411
Reach 0.0867%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.89 days
439.23 days >
Average installed length: 230.78 days


10.2.434 16.33%
10.1.249 35.58%
10.0.3361 28.09%
9.3.75 1.87%
9.2.103 0.06%
9.2.98 0.06%
9.2.69 14.16%
9.0.2825 2.40%
9.0.2786 1.46%

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Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent

What is Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

Kaspersky Security Center is a major advance in protection management. It’s a central management solution that enables installation and administration of corporate anti-malware, plus monitoring and reporting on network and application infrastructure. By providing comprehensive manageability, Kaspersky Security Center...  Read more


Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is 10.1.249, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is klnagent.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 21.35 MB of memory. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 18.04 MB (18,911,360 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/security-center
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: 18.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Security Center 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:
  • app_core.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK
  • app_core_meta.dll - Application Infrastructure PDK Meta-information
  • AVPDTAgt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center (KL Deployment Tool Agent)
  • diffsAK.dll - DIFFS
  • em.dll
  • klarchive.dll
  • klcsagt.dll
  • klcskca.dll
  • klcskca2.dll
  • klcsnagt.dll
  • klcsngtgui.exe - Administration Agent GUI
  • klcsrt2.dll - Kaspersky Security Center runtime
  • klcssa.dll
  • klcsstd.dll
  • klcsstd2.dll
  • klcstr2.dll
  • kldumper.exe
  • 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 Captive Portal
  • klnscan.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Network Scanner
  • klrbtagt.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Reboot Agent
  • klsecur2.dll
  • klshwmsg.exe - Kaspersky Administration Message Displaying Agent
  • klupdloc.dll
  • klwnstman.exe
  • nsacdll.dll
  • Up2Date.exe - updater.EXE
  • upd_core.dll
  • vapm.exe - Kaspersky Security Center Vulnerability Assessment & Patch Management Component
  • cm_um.dll - Kaspersky Crypto Module (Cryptographic Module x86 (FIPS))
  • fssync.dll
  • 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)
  • vulnerability_assessment_meta.dll - Vulnerability Assessment Meta Info Provider
  • 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/)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • klnsacwsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky-Lab-Autorisierungsportal' (klnsacwsrv) "Webportal zur Autorisierung des Zugriffs".
  • klnagent.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Security Center Administrationsagent' (klnagent) "Der Administrationsagent dient der Kommunikation zwischen Administrationsserver und Kaspersky-Lab-Programmen, die auf Client-Computern installiert sind.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • klnagwds.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\NetworkAgent\klnagwds.exe'.
  • klnagent.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%programfiles%\kaspersky lab\networkagent\klnagent.exC:*:enableC:Kaspersky Net Agent'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002590605%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009531%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016375%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:276.13 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.88 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Security Center 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 Security Center 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 Security Center Network Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.62%
Windows 10 17.03%
Windows XP 10.12%
Windows Vista 0.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 49.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.88%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.41%
Windows 10 Pro 3.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.44%
  Iran 9.43%
  Italy 5.30%
  India 3.63%
  Brazil 3.58%
  United Kingdom 3.43%
  Saudi Arabia 2.02%
  Turkey 1.77%
  Canada 1.77%
  Malaysia 1.66%
  Thailand 1.36%
  South Africa 1.36%
  United Arab Emirates 1.36%
  Egypt 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 44.83%
Hewlett-Packard 27.67%
ASUS 4.99%
Acer 4.38%
Lenovo 4.29%
Intel 3.68%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Toshiba 0.96%
Samsung 0.53%
Sahara 0.53%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 7010 4.08%
Dell Latitude E6420 3.10%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.94%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 2.77%
Dell Latitude E5440 2.61%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.28%

About Kaspersky Lab

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


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