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Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall


Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall is a software program developed by Sunbelt Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 69.41 MB (72,782,343 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sunbelt-software.com
Help link: www.sunbelt-software.com/support-HomeOffice.cfm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\Personal Firewall\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E659E0EE-10E6-49B7-8696-60F38D0EB174}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall

  • gkh.dll - Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall (Sunbelt Kerio Firewall Keyboard Hook)
  • kpf4gui.exe - Sunbelt Kerio Firewall GUI
  • kpf4ss.exe - Sunbelt Kerio Firewall Service
  • assist.exe - Sunbelt Crash Report Wizard
  • kfe.dll - Sunbelt Firewall Engine (Sunbelt Kerio Firewall KDSE)
  • kwsapi.dll - Sunbelt Kerio Firewall KWSAPI
  • cfgconv.exe (by Kerio Technologies) - KPF Configuration Convertor (Configuration conversion tool for Kerio Personal Firewall 4)
  • curllib.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • boost_regex-vc71-mt-1_33_1.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • PocoExt.dll
  • PocoFoundation.dll
  • PocoNet.dll
  • PocoUtil.dll
  • PocoXML.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • kpf4ss.exe runs as a service named 'Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall 4' (KPF4) "Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall Engine".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • kpf4gui.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\Personal Firewall\kpf4gui.exe'.

How do I remove Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall?

Quickly and completely remove Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

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

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  France 12.50%
  Czech Republic 12.50%
  Hungary 12.50%
  Belgium 6.25%
  Poland 6.25%
  Malaysia 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 37.50%
Intel 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Common models
LENOVO 0761G3G 12.50%
ASUSTeK A6VC 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard nc75xx 12.50%
Compaq Presario 061 DQ059... 12.50%


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