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18% remove it82% keep it
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VersionDistribution 1.69% 1.69% 3.39% 1.69% 3.39% 13.56% 16.95% 37.29% 20.34%

Total Defense Anti-Virus


Total Defense Anti-Virus is a program developed by Total Defense. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 43.1 MB (45,190,740 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 68% of users of Total Defense Anti-Virus come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.my-etrust.com/Redirect/router.aspx?OEM=&prod=SL&app=inclient&lang=en&date=1349787137&link_id=1&dest=homepage&lic=&nodeID=3ffde5fb-8321-43a3-9a0d-9e3d93feaa2a|00-a0-d5-ff-ff-ae|f6c50531|PTGCCP2004124005936300|OWNER-PC|109792380000776&ver=8.
Help link: www.my-etrust.com/Redirect/router.aspx?OEM=&prod=SL&app=inclient&lang=en&date=1349787137&link_id=1&dest=main_support&lic=&nodeID=3ffde5fb-8321-43a3-9a0d-9e3d93feaa2a|00-a0-d5-ff-ff-ae|f6c50531|PTGCCP2004124005936300|OWNER-PC|109792380000776&ve
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\caunst.exe" /u
Estimated size: 43.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Total Defense Anti-Virus

  • cckasubmit.dll - Total Defense Internet Security Suite (Total Defense KnownApp Submission Generator DLL)
  • cckasubmit.exe - Total Defise Internet Security Suite (Total Defense Know application submitter)
  • ccmsgfrmres.dll - Common Messaging Framework Resources
  • cclogconfig.exe - Total Defense, Inc. Security Suite (Total Defense Security Center Log Config)
  • ccmsgfrmImages.dll - Common Messaging Framework Images
  • caissproduct.dll - Total Defense Security Suite (ISS Product Resources)
  • caissresource.dll - ISS Common Resources
  • ccdynamiccontent.dll - Security Dynamic Content
  • ccmsgfrm.dll - Common Messaging Framework (Common Messaging Framework DLL)
  • ccissimg.dll - CCube Common Resources
  • ccissprd.dll
  • ccissres.dll
  • ccisd.dll - ISS IdleStateDetector
  • ccevtmgr.exe - Common Event Manager
  • calic.dll - License Management
  • caentitlementdll.dll - ISS Entitlement
  • ccscheduler.dll - CCScheduler DLL
  • brand.dll - Security Suite (ISS Image Resources)
  • caoscheck.exe - OS Upgrade Fixer
  • casc.exe - Security Center
  • caschelp.exe - Security Center Help
  • cawsc.exe - Windows Security Center Updater
  • ccguifrm.dll - GUI Framework
  • ccguifrmres.dll - GUI Framework Resources
  • ccProxySrvc.exe
  • ccschedulersvc.exe - CCSchedulerSVC
  • commonbo.dll - Security Center Common BO
  • issimages.dll
  • caisstutorial.exe - ISS Tutorial (Quick tour launcher)
  • ccpriv.dll - CCPrivilege
  • ccipc.dll
  • ccidhelp.dll - ISS Help (ISS Help Library)
  • ccprovep.exe - CCProvEP
  • ccprovsp.exe - CCProvSP
  • ccsubmit.dll - CCSubmit (Common HTTP Submitter)
  • ccupdif.dll - CCUpdate (CCUpdate If)
  • ccemail.dll - CCEmail (Common ESMTP Emailer)
  • ccWatcher.exe - Watcher
  • caunst.exe - Setup
  • eiss.dll - eiss

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • casc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C44EFC05-7E18-4052-AD45-6221F96D6260}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • ccschedulersvc.exe runs as a service named 'CA Common Scheduler Service' (ccSchedulerSVC).
  • ccprovsp.exe runs as a service named 'CaCCProvSP' (CaCCProvSP).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • casc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'cctray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Total Defense\Internet Security Suite\casc.exe".

How do I remove Total Defense Anti-Virus?

You can uninstall Total Defense Anti-Virus 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 Total Defense Anti-Virus, 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 Total Defense Anti-Virus.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.46%
Windows 10 33.90%
Windows XP 13.56%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.20%
Windows 8.1 16.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.56%
Windows 7 Professional 10.17%
Windows 8 6.78%
Windows 10 Home 6.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.29%
  Australia 23.17%
  Canada 2.44%
  MA 1.22%
  Mexico 1.22%
  DZ 1.22%
  PR 1.22%
  Germany 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.63%
Hewlett-Packard 24.07%
Toshiba 11.11%
Acer 9.26%
ASUS 7.41%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Intel 3.70%
Gateway 3.70%
Sahara 1.85%
Lenovo 1.85%
Common models
ASUSTeK K55A 3.77%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1430 3.77%
Dell Inspiron 3647 3.77%
Dell Vostro 400 3.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 1.89%


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