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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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8.5.3469 12.68%
8.5.3235 7.04%
8.5.3127 18.31%

Kerio Control VPN Client


Kerio Control VPN Client is a software program developed by Kerio Technologies. The most common release is 8.5.3127, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. The setup package generally installs about 92 files and is usually about 18.82 MB (19,729,627 bytes). The installed file ktupdaterservice.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 32% of users of Kerio Control VPN Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kerio.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kerio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{07D36260-212E-4DBD-91A0-9F392D355D80}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kerio Control VPN Client

  • BackendUI.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition) (Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): BackendUI)
  • ConfigUI.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): ConfigUI
  • DbBackup.exe - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): DbBackup
  • DbMigration.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): DbMigration
  • DbServerPS.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): DbServerPS
  • KoffAddin.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): KoffAddin
  • KoffBackend.exe - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): KoffBackend
  • KoffRes405.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_czech
  • KoffRes407.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_german
  • KoffRes409.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_english
  • KoffRes40a.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_spanish
  • KoffRes40c.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_french
  • KoffRes40e.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_hungarian
  • KoffRes410.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_italian
  • KoffRes411.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_japanese
  • KoffRes413.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_dutch
  • KoffRes415.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_polish
  • KoffRes419.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_russian
  • KoffRes41a.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_croatian
  • KoffRes41b.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_slovak
  • KoffRes41d.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_swedish
  • KoffRes804.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_chinese
  • KoffRes816.dll - Kerio Outlook Connector (Offline Edition): lang_portuguese
  • kvpncgui.exe - Kerio Control VPN Client
  • ktupdaterservice.exe - Kerio Autoupdate System (Kerio Autoupdate System: Kerio Updater Service)
  • kvpncadm.exe - Kerio Control (Kerio Control VPN Client Admin Config)
  • kvpncsvc.exe - Kerio Control VPN Client Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • kvpncgui.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Kerio Control VPN Client_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
2 Services
  • kvpncsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Kerio Control VPN Client Service' (KVPNCSvc) "Stabilisce un tunnel sicuro tra il computer locale e il server remoto".
  • ktupdaterservice.exe runs as a service named 'Kerio Updater Service' (ktupdaterservice) "Service that helps upgrading Kerio client applications.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • kvpncgui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Kerio Control VPN Client' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Kerio\VPN Client\kvpncgui.exe" /tray.

How do I remove Kerio Control VPN Client?

You can uninstall Kerio Control VPN Client 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 Control VPN Client, 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 Control VPN Client.

Win 10 68%
Win 7 (SP1) 32%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.61%
Windows 7 32.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 28.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.90%
Windows 10 Enterprise 12.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.27%
Windows 10 Home 8.45%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 7.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.65%
  Iran 20.25%
  Czech Republic 11.39%
  Italy 6.33%
  United Kingdom 6.33%
  Germany 5.06%
  Russia 3.80%
  UA 2.53%
  Greece 2.53%
  Netherlands 2.53%
  Chile 1.27%
  Vietnam 1.27%
  BY 1.27%
  France 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.07%
ASUS 22.22%
Lenovo 11.11%
Dell 9.26%
Acer 9.26%
Samsung 3.70%
Sony 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
Gigabyte P55-UD3L-TPM 3.03%
HP-Pavilion BN405AV-ABA H... 3.03%
LENOVO 20354 3.03%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 1.52%
Intel IC4I 1.52%


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