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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,667
United States Rank #4,833
Reach 0.0382%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.95 days
647.54 days >
Average installed length: 340.23 days


VersionDistribution 2.79% 0.13% 1.46% 3.46% 0.13% 1.33% 0.66% 0.13% 1.33% 0.80% 0.80% 5.45% 7.58% 17.42% 2.66% 35.51% 17.69% 0.66%

Total Defense Internet Security Suite

What is Total Defense Internet Security Suite?  (from Total Defense)

Total Defense Internet Security Suite software provides easy-to-use, comprehensive protection on up to 3 devices, against viruses, malware, spyware, spam, inappropriate content, lost files, and data corruption - without all the hassle. Now includes Mobile Security. Mobile Security an easy-to-use, comprehensive solution...  Read more


Total Defense Internet Security Suite is a software program developed by Total Defense. The most common release is, 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 51 files and is usually about 157.02 MB (164,645,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 93% of users of Total Defense Internet Security Suite 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=1339529121&link_id=1&dest=homepage&lic=&nodeID=f6b11deb-de55-4145-af37-3209cf1b2e72|74-de-2b-78-f7-9b|80f55c96|MXU2040MZH|DESKTOP|112793520000143&ver=
Help link: www.my-etrust.com/Redirect/router.aspx?OEM=&prod=SL&app=inclient&lang=en&date=1339529121&link_id=1&dest=main_support&lic=&nodeID=f6b11deb-de55-4145-af37-3209cf1b2e72|74-de-2b-78-f7-9b|80f55c96|MXU2040MZH|DESKTOP|112793520000143&ver=
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\caunst.exe" /u
Estimated size: 157.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Total Defense Internet Security Suite

  • 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)
  • 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
  • ccschedulersvc.exe - CCSchedulerSVC
  • commonbo.dll - Security Center Common BO
  • caisstutorial.exe - ISS Tutorial (Quick tour launcher)
  • ccpriv.dll - CCPrivilege
  • ccipc.dll
  • 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

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 Internet Security Suite?

You can uninstall Total Defense Internet Security Suite 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 Internet Security Suite, 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 Internet Security Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.21%
Windows 10 42.29%
Windows Vista 6.65%
Windows XP 5.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.69%
Windows 8.1 26.20%
Windows 10 Home 8.56%
Windows 7 Professional 8.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.22%
  Australia 2.73%
  Canada 2.32%
  United Kingdom 0.41%
  PR 0.17%
  Germany 0.08%
  Spain 0.08%
  Japan 0.08%
  Argentina 0.08%
  BS 0.08%
  Italy 0.08%
  Venezuela 0.08%
  United Arab Emirates 0.08%
  Mexico 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.70%
Dell 21.54%
Toshiba 12.21%
Acer 7.36%
ASUS 6.64%
Lenovo 3.05%
Samsung 0.90%
Sony 0.72%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.03%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.73%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.42%


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