What is netsession_win.exe?
Netsession_win.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if netsession_win.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Netsession_win.exe file information
The process known as Akamai NetSession Client belongs to software Akamai NetSession Client or Fallout Collection by Akamai Technologies (www.akamai.com) or Akamai NetSession Client, Akamai Technologies (www.akamai.com).
Description: Netsession_win.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. netsession_win.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,489,472 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 4,441,920 bytes and 12 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. Netsession_win.exe is digitally signed. The program has no visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Netsession_win.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If netsession_win.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 41% dangerous. The file size is 4,489,472 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 4,441,920 bytes and 9 more variants. It is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Netsession_win.exe is able to monitor applications.
If netsession_win.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 4,441,920 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 4,440,896 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The software uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The netsession_win.exe file is not a Windows core file. Netsession_win.exe is able to monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as netsession_win.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the netsession_win.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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