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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,300
United States Rank #4,868
Reach 0.0578%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.32 days
805.99 days >
Average installed length: 423.49 days


4.8.7 0.09%
4.8.6 3.42%
4.7.3 43.33%
4.6.4 11.84%
4.5.4 0.18%
4.5.3 0.09%
4.4.2 0.09%
4.2.6 38.86%
4.1.1 0.26% 0.18% 0.53% 0.09%
03.00.0000 0.70%
1.0 0.35%

SonicWALL Global VPN Client

What is SonicWALL Global VPN Client?  (from SonicWALL)

For secure wireless access to your SonicWALL wireless product, you will need to download and install the client locally on your system. When you configure the WLAN port on the SonicWALL, WiFiSec is enabled by default. The Global VPN Client software is recommended to securely connect wireless computers to the SonicWALL....  Read more


SonicWALL Global VPN Client is a program developed by SonicWALL. The most used version is 4.7.3, 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 main program executable is _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 7.67 MB (8,037,418 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 70% of users of SonicWALL Global VPN Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: help.mysonicwall.com/Applications/vpnclient
Help link: www.sonicwall.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SonicWALL\SonicWALL Global VPN Client
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5E2D889D-FAFC-4E76-A851-3695ABA1A76F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SonicWALL Global VPN Client

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • RSInst2k.dll - SonicWALL VPN Client Windows 2000 Install/Uninstall DLL
  • RSInst.dll - SonicWALL VPN Client General Install/Uninstall DLL
  • RSDrvrApi.dll - SonicWALL Driver Interface DLL
  • RCBigNum.dll - RCBigNum Dynamic Link Library (SonicWALL Big Number Library)
  • RSXMLAPI.dll - RSXMLAPI Dynamic Link Library (SonicWALL XML Library)
  • SWCommon.dll - SWCommon Dynamic Link Library
  • SWPkiApi.dll - SWPkiApi Dynamic Link Library (SonicWALL PKI API Library)
  • X509Clib.dll - X509Clib Dynamic Link Library
  • RCEvent.dll - RCEvent Dynamic Link Library
  • SWSynch.dll - SWSynch Dynamic Link Library
  • Crypto.dll - Crypto Dynamic Link Library (SonicWALL Cryptographic Library)
  • IsaCmn.dll - IsaCmn Dynamic Link Library (IsaCmn DLL)
  • SWGVpnClient.exe - SonicWALL Global VPN Client
  • SWLog.dll - SWLog Dynamic Link Library
  • SWSA.dll - SWSA Dynamic Link Library (SWSA DLL)
  • RCIPHlp.dll - SonicWALL IP Helper DLL
  • RampartSvc.exe - RampartSvc Module
  • CertLib.dll - CertLib
  • XT1931Lib.dll (by Codejock Software) - XTToolkit Dynamic Link Library (Xtreme Toolkit Library DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RampartSvc.exe runs as a service named 'SonicWall VPN Client Service' (RampartSvc) "Provides route management API for SonicWall VPN Client".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SWGVpnClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SonicWALL\SonicWALL Global VPN Client\SWGVpnClient.exe'.

How do I remove SonicWALL Global VPN Client?

You can uninstall SonicWALL Global 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 SonicWALL Global 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 SonicWALL Global VPN Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.92%
Windows 10 19.11%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows Vista 3.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.66%
Windows 8.1 3.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.10%
  Canada 4.77%
  United Kingdom 3.71%
  Brazil 2.14%
  India 1.88%
  Germany 1.76%
  Italy 1.38%
  France 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Ireland 0.88%
  Australia 0.82%
  Switzerland 0.75%
  Taiwan 0.69%
  United Arab Emirates 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.94%
Hewlett-Packard 24.60%
ASUS 6.08%
Acer 5.29%
Toshiba 5.03%
Lenovo 3.70%
Samsung 2.12%
Intel 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
Dell Latitude E6530 3.40%
Dell Latitude E6420 3.40%
Dell Latitude E5520 3.40%
Dell Latitude E5420 2.88%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.88%


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