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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.93.175.0 17.65%
2.76.211.0 35.29%
2.65.171.0 17.65%
2.44.136.0 29.41%

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WISO Internet Security

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Overview

WISO Internet Security is a program developed by F-Secure. The most used version is 2.76.211.0, 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 63 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of WISO Internet Security come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Buhl\WISO Internet Security\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Buhl\WISO Internet Security\\fsuninstall.exe" --operatorID 77160

Program filesFiles installed by WISO Internet Security

  • ControlLayer.dll - F-Secure Common User Interface Framework (ControlLayer)
  • CuifApi.dll - CuifApi
  • CuifApi64.dll
  • CuifTypes.dll - CuifTypes
  • DataLayer.dll - DataLayer
  • DeclarationHandler.dll - DeclarationHandler
  • ExpressionEngine.dll - ExpressionEngine
  • CCF_Licensing.dll - F-Secure Common Client Foundation (Licensing API 32bit)
  • CCF_Licensing64.dll - Licensing API 64bit
  • CCFDLLHosterAPI.dll - F-Secure DLL Hoster API
  • CCFHosterShutdownPlugin.dll - F-Secure Hoster Shutdown Plugin
  • CCFIPC.dll - F-Secure IPC
  • CCFIPC64.dll
  • fs_aua_command.exe - F-Secure fs_aua_command
  • fs_ccf_client_auth_32.dll - F-Secure Client Authentication API
  • fs_ccf_client_auth_64.dll
  • fs_ccf_client_auth_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure Client Authentication Plugin
  • fs_ccf_cosmos_32.dll - F-Secure COSMOS
  • fs_ccf_cosmos_64.dll
  • fs_ccf_cosmos_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure COSMOS plugin
  • fs_ccf_cosmos_tool_32.exe - F-Secure COSMOS Tool
  • fs_ccf_cosmos_update_handler_32.exe - F-Secure COSMOS update handler
  • fs_ccf_datapipeline_32.dll - F-Secure Data Pipeline DLL
  • fs_ccf_datapipeline_api_32.dll - F-Secure Data Pipeline API
  • fs_ccf_download_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Download
  • fs_ccf_guts2_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure GUTS2 Plugin
  • fs_ccf_hoster_control_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure Hoster Control Plugin
  • fs_ccf_id_converter32.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_id_converter64.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_metrics_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Metrics Plugin
  • fs_ccf_settings_server.dll - F-Secure Settings Server
  • fs_ccf_settings32.dll - F-Secure Settings API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_settings64.dll - F-Secure Settings API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_upstream_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream
  • fs_ccf_upstream_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream Plugin
  • fs_gaming_mode_32.dll - FS Gaming Mode
  • fsadminaccess_32.exe - F-Secure Admin Settings
  • fsadminsettings.exe
  • fsaua_api_dll.dll - F-Secure AUA API
  • fsfixconfig32.exe - F-Secure Hoster Configuration Fixer
  • fshoster32.exe - F-Secure Host Process
  • fslauncher.exe - F-Secure Launcher
  • fslauncherxxx.exe
  • fsscan.exe - F-Secure Computer Security GUI (Anti Virus Commandline scanner)
  • fsclm.dll - F-Secure Win32 Crypto Library (F-Secure Crypto Library)
  • daemon.dll - F-Secure Service Enabler (F-Secure Service Enabler Daemon)
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_32.dll - Action Center API
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_64.dll
  • fs_ccf_customization_handler.exe - F-Secure CCF Customization Handler
  • fs_ccf_flyer_api.dll - Flyer API
  • fs_ccf_flyer_api64.dll
  • fs_ccf_toaster_32.dll - Toaster
  • fs_customization_reader_32.dll - CCF Customization Reader
  • fs_customization_reader_64.dll
  • fs_help_handler_install_for_ccf.exe - F-Secure Help Installer For CCF Components
  • FsGuiStarter.exe - F-Secure User Interface
  • fsinstall.exe - F-Secure Application Installer
  • fsuninstall.exe - F-Secure Application Uninstaller
  • fs_ccf_push_32.dll - F-Secure Common Core (F-Secure Push Library)
  • fs_ccf_push_api_32.dll - F-Secure Push Notification API
  • fs_ccf_push_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure Push Notification Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fsscan.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Scheduled scanning task' (runs weekly on Fridays at 00:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FsGuiStarter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named F-Secure GUI (666)_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Service
  • fshoster32.exe runs as a service named 'F-Secure Hoster (Restricted)' (fsnethoster) "F-Secure DLL Hoster Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F-Secure Hoster (44553)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Kabel Deutschland\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1.

How do I remove WISO Internet Security?

Quickly and completely remove WISO Internet Security from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WISO Internet Security 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 WISO Internet Security, 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 WISO Internet Security.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 82%
Win XP 6%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.35%
Windows 7 11.76%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 52.94%
Windows 10 Pro 29.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 56.52%
  United States 39.13%
  Netherlands 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Acer 33.33%
Samsung 8.33%
Sahara 8.33%
Common models
Samsung 700Z7C 7.69%
Samsung 355V4C/356V4C/344... 7.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 7.69%
MEDION MS-7800 7.69%
MEDION MS-7797 7.69%
MEDION MS-7728 7.69%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com

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