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Should I remove iPassConnect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,542
United States Rank #21,114
Reach 0.0046%


3.74.1 10.99%
3.74 5.49% 2.20%
3.72 32.97%
3.71.1 1.10%
3.70 26.37% 1.10%
3.67 1.10%
3.66 1.10%
3.65.00 8.79%
3.62 2.20%
3.60.00 6.59%



iPassConnect is a program developed by iPass. The most used version is 3.72, 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 72 files and is usually about 885.36 MB (928,364,042 bytes). iPassSelfUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 71% of users of iPassConnect come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ipass.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AB6FFA58-F491-11D3-8951-000000015799}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 885.36 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by iPassConnect

  • iPassMDVersion.dll - iPassMDVersion Dynamic Link Library
  • iPassProxyGUI.dll - Proxy Credential Collection Dialog
  • ap_it_1.dll - inter-touch Access Procedure (inter-touch Access Procedure DLL)
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)
  • iPassAltCred.dll - iPass Alternate Credentials (iPass Alternate Credentials component)
  • iPassProcessManager.dll - iPassProcess management API (iPassProcessManager Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPCISUtil.dll - iPass InstallShield Utility (iPass InstallShield Utility Dynamic Link Library)
  • DataHand.dll (by GTRAN Korea INC) - GTRAN Command Data Handler (DataHandler (AUG 22, 2001))
  • KWC_SDK.dll (by Kyocera Wireless) - KWCMS Dynamic Link Library (KWCMS DLL)
  • ap_wy_1.dll - Wayport Access Procedure (Wayport Access Procedure DLL)
  • iPassI5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • ipccheck.exe - iPass Downloader Utility
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe - Periodic Update Service (iPass Periodic Update Service)
  • ap_none_1.dll - Null Access Procedure (Null Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • ap_gi_1.dll - GIS Access Procedure (GIS Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • ap_gc_1.dll - GC Access Procedure (GIS and CAPTCHA Access Procedure Dynamic Link Library)
  • Dsnmp.dll - Dsnmp Byte Counter
  • iPassConnectEngine.exe - iPassConnectEngine (iPassConnectEngine Module)
  • iPassSQMRecorder.dll - iPass SQM Recorder (iPassSQMRecorder Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassSQMUploader.dll - iPass SQM Uploader (iPassSQMUploader Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassProxyCredDlg.exe - iPassProxyCredDlg
  • iPassSelfUpdate.dll - iPass Self Update (iPassSelfUpdate Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassHttpService.dll - iPassHttpService (iPassHttpService Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassSENSService.exe - iPassSENSService (iPassSENSService Application)
  • iPassXSLTContext.dll - iPassXSLTContext (iPassXSLTContext Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassConnectGUI.exe - iPassConnectGUI (iPassConnectGUI MFC Application)
  • iPassDirectory.dll - iPass Phonebook (iPass Phonebook Module)
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe - Periodic Update (Periodic Update Console)
  • iPassSQMRecord.dll - iPassSQMRecord (iPassSQMRecord Dynamic Link Library)
  • BrowserLogin.exe - Browser Login (BrowserLogin Shim application)
  • ip_spap.dll - iPass ip_spap (ip_spap Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassPBUpdate.dll - iPassPBUpdate (iPassPBUpdate Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassUICfgDLL.dll - iPassUICfgDLL (iIPassUICfgDLL Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPassAltCredTest.exe - iPassConnect
  • iPass_3G.dll - iPass_3G (iPass_3G Dynamic Link Library)
  • iPCDebug.exe - iPCDebug (iPCDebug Module)
  • EUAlert.exe - EUAlert (EUAlert Executable)
  • iPassUIu.dll - iPassUI (iPassUI Dynamic Link Library)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • libeay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iPassConnectGUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A5466251-5F10-4E5A-A4AB-C59A74615D55}' (runs on registration).
4 Services
  • iPassConnectEngine.exe runs as a service named 'iPassConnectEngine' (iPassConnectEngine).
  • iPassSENSService.exe runs as a service named 'iPassSENSService' (iPassSENSService).
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'iPassPeriodicUpdateService' (iPassPeriodicUpdateService).
  • iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe runs as a service named 'iPassPeriodicUpdateApp' (iPassPeriodicUpdateApp).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • iPassConnectGUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iPassConnect' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect Telekom Austria\iPassConnectGUI.exe" /S.

How do I remove iPassConnect?

You can uninstall iPassConnect 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 iPassConnect, 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 iPassConnect.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows XP 13.19%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 60.44%
Windows 7 Professional 18.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.20%
Windows Vista Enterprise 1.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.68%
  Germany 6.02%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  Israel 3.01%
  Netherlands 3.01%
  China 2.26%
  DK 1.50%
  Italy 1.50%
  Chile 0.75%
  Vietnam 0.75%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Taiwan 0.75%
  Belgium 0.75%
  France 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 39.53%
Dell 36.05%
Hewlett-Packard 20.93%
Sony 2.33%
ASUS 1.16%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8440p 5.68%
Dell Latitude E6410 5.68%
Dell Latitude E6420 4.55%
LENOVO 4284D46 3.41%
HP EliteBook 8460p 3.41%
Dell Latitude E6220 2.27%


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