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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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8.2.2096 13.64%
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Kerio Connect

What is Kerio Connect?  (from Kerio Technologies)

Kerio Connect is the award-winning, leading alternative to Microsoft Exchange for businesses and organizations that prefer a simple approach to IT. Kerio Connect mail server brings business-class email, instant messaging with group chat, delegation, shared calendars, and contact management to most email clients, IM cli...  Read more


Kerio Connect is a program developed by Kerio Technologies. The most used version is 8.2.2096, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is Update.exe. The software installer includes 134 files and is usually about 511.28 KB (523,555 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 17% of users of Kerio Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kerio.com
Help link: support.kerio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kerio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3E7BDE0F-030B-4C6F-9794-428833E47D44}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 511.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Kerio Connect

Program executable:Update.exe
Additional files:
  • avir_clammt.dll - Clam AntiVirus 0.95 plug-in for Kerio products (ClamAV 0.95 Dynamic Link Library)
  • avir_drweb.dll - Dr. Web antivirus plug-in for Kerio products (Dr. Web Plug-in Dynamic Link Library)
  • avir_avst.dll - avast! antivirus plug-in for Kerio products (avast! 4 for Kerio antivirus plug-in)
  • avir_eset.dll - NOD32 antivirus plug-in for Kerio products (NOD32 Plug-in Dynamic Link Library)
  • avir_avg.dll - AVG antivirus plug-in for Kerio products (AVG Plug-in Dynamic Link Library)
  • avserver.exe - Antivirus server for Kerio products (Kerio Antivirus Server)
  • kavmodule.dll - Antivirus module for Kerio products (Kerio Antivirus Module Library)
  • kadmin.exe - Kerio Administration Console
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.0-1957-win.exe - Kerio Autoupdate System (Kerio Autoupdate System: Kerio Setup Wrapper)
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.0-1957-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.0-1957-win64.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.1-2096-win.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.1-2096-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.1-2096-win64.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.3-2453-win.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.3-2453-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.2.3-2453-win64.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.1-3789-win.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.1-3789-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.1-3789-win64.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.2-4065-win.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.2-4065-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-8.4.2-4065-win64.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-9.2.5-3336-p3-win.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-9.2.5-3336-p3-win32.exe
  • kerio-connect-koff-9.2.5-3336-p3-win64.exe
  • bdbchecker.exe - Kerio Connect (Kerio Connect: Berkeley DB Checking Tool)
  • dkimpp.dll - Kerio Connect: DKIM library
  • hashdbTool.exe - Kerio Connect: HashDB Tool
  • image.dll - Kerio Connect: Image Library
  • keriobda.exe - Kerio Connect: Kerio Anti-spam Plugin
  • KmsADExt.dll - Kerio Connect: Active Directory Extension
  • kmsrecover.exe - Kerio Connect: Backup Recovery Tool
  • KStatServer.exe - Kerio Connect: Message Store statistics server
  • mailadmin700.exe - Kerio Connect: Administration Console
  • mailctrl.exe - Kerio Connect: Kerio Connect Monitor
  • mailserver.exe - Kerio Connect: Engine
  • sendmail.exe - Kerio Connect: Sendmail command-line tool
  • spamserver.exe - Kerio Connect: Anti-Spam Server
  • zipchecker.exe - Kerio Connect: File extension checker tool
  • kassist.exe - Kerio Assist
  • gio-2.0.dll - GLib (Gio)
  • glib-2.0.dll
  • gmodule-2.0.dll - GModule
  • gobject-2.0.dll - GObject
  • gthread-2.0.dll - GThread
  • mbfl.dll - mbfl (Streamable kanji code filter)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mailserver.exe runs as a service named 'Kerio Connect' (KerioMailServer) "Kerio Connect Engine".
Startup File (User Run)
  • mailctrl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MailCtrl' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Kerio\MailServer\MailCtrl.exe".

How do I remove Kerio Connect?

You can uninstall Kerio Connect 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 Kerio Connect, 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 Kerio Connect.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows 10 36.36%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Windows 10 Home 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Server 2012 Essen... 9.09%
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.39%
  United Kingdom 13.04%
  India 8.70%
  Australia 8.70%
  Netherlands 8.70%
  Germany 8.70%
  Hungary 4.35%
  DK 4.35%
  Sweden 4.35%
  Ireland 4.35%
  Sri Lanka 4.35%
  RS 4.35%
  Czech Republic 4.35%
  Japan 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
Lenovo 15.79%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
ASUS 10.53%
Samsung 10.53%
Common models
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 11.11%
Dell PowerEdge R210 II 11.11%
Dell PowerEdge T20 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 1564 5.56%
LENOVO 20354 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 580s 5.56%


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