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Should I remove SAPVPN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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3.74 100.00%



SAPVPN is a program developed by iPass. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 41 files and is usually about 830.98 MB (871,343,150 bytes). iPassSelfUpdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 80% of users of SAPVPN come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iPass\SAPVPN
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AB6FFA58-F491-11D3-8951-000000015799}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 830.98 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SAPVPN

  • iPassProxyGUI.dll - Proxy Credential Collection Dialog
  • ap_it_1.dll - inter-touch Access Procedure (inter-touch Access Procedure DLL)
  • iPassAltCred.dll - iPass Alternate Credentials (iPass Alternate Credentials component)
  • iPCISUtil.dll - iPass InstallShield Utility (iPass InstallShield Utility Dynamic Link Library)
  • ap_wy_1.dll - Wayport Access Procedure (Wayport Access Procedure DLL)
  • iPassI5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • iPCCheck.exe - iPass Downloader Utility
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe - Periodic Update Service (iPass Periodic Update Service)
  • ap_none_1.dll - Null Access Procedure (Null Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • ap_gi_1.dll - GIS Access Procedure (GIS Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • ap_gc_1.dll - GC Access Procedure (GIS and CAPTCHA Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • Dsnmp.dll - Dsnmp Byte Counter
  • iPassConnectEngine.exe - iPassConnectEngine (iPassConnectEngine Module)
  • iPassSQMRecorder.dll - iPass SQM Recorder (iPassSQMRecorder Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassSQMUploader.dll - iPass SQM Uploader (iPassSQMUploader Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassProxyCredDlg.exe - iPassProxyCredDlg
  • iPassSelfUpdate.dll - iPass Self Update (iPassSelfUpdate Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassX64HelperApp.exe - iPassX64HelperApp (64-bit helper application)
  • iPassHttpService.dll - iPassHttpService (iPassHttpService Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassSENSService.exe - iPassSENSService (iPassSENSService Application)
  • iPassXSLTContext.dll - iPassXSLTContext (iPassXSLTContext Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassConnectGUI.exe - iPassConnectGUI (iPassConnectGUI MFC Application)
  • iPassDirectory.dll - iPass Phonebook (iPass Phonebook Module)
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe - Periodic Update (Periodic Update Console)
  • iPassSQMRecord.dll - iPassSQMRecord (iPassSQMRecord Dynamic Link Library)
  • BrowserLogin.exe - Browser Login (BrowserLogin Shim application)
  • ip_spap.dll - iPass ip_spap (ip_spap Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassPBUpdate.dll - iPassPBUpdate (iPassPBUpdate Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassUICfgDLL.dll - iPassUICfgDLL (iIPassUICfgDLL Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassAltCredTest.exe - iPassConnect
  • NativeWiFi.dll - Native WiFi (NativeWiFi Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPCDebug.exe - iPCDebug (iPCDebug Module)
  • iPassUIu.dll - iPassUI (iPassUI Dynamic Link Library)
  • MdcTest.exe - MdcTest (MdcTest Module)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • libeay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'iPassPeriodicUpdateService' (iPassPeriodicUpdateService).
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe runs as a service named 'iPassPeriodicUpdateApp' (iPassPeriodicUpdateApp).
  • iPassConnectEngine.exe runs as a service named 'iPassConnectEngine' (iPassConnectEngine).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • iPassConnectGUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iPassConnect' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassConnectGUI.exe" /S.

How do I remove SAPVPN?

You can uninstall SAPVPN 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 SAPVPN, 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 SAPVPN.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win 7 11%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Israel 5.00%
  Germany 5.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  Ireland 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 88.89%
Intel 11.11%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 11.11%
LENOVO 4349BD9 11.11%
LENOVO 4349AF5 11.11%
LENOVO 4298BJ6 11.11%
LENOVO 4242AR1 11.11%
LENOVO 4242A21 11.11%


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