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What is netsession_win.exe? netsession_win

Vendor:      Akamai Technologies, Inc
Product:     Akamai NetSession Client
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: NetSession Interface increases service quality by allowing a limited number of uploads from your computer of the same files you recently downloaded. This upload sharing is geared to have little or no impact on your computer's performance, and you can disable or enable uploading at any time."

netsession_win.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.20%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB

Program Name MD5 Count
netsession_win.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x10e89f598469c60d8c87a8218089a87d More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 16 102 623 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xf023a14fe899f5401935cac119a723ce More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 20 96 310 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xd6e2ed7f1f7be7ccb8676491bf950b57 More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 100 480 1702 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xf2ad1b265908797f8a5e21e0312f2f25 More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 615 3503 16641 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xaab979089e192acc0fe1e3c018f8b591 More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 16 40 327 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x5721b5c4cbebbd0c85ae311366783386 More File Information 3/28/2017 Signed 20 90 258 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xcc78200c3ecffa178e78308a0e160d80 More File Information 3/27/2017 Signed 0 5 129 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x70f81d6eefca1e1943828306f57ea55c More File Information 3/21/2017 Signed 0 0 103 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xa0946e1d50dd86b25cbdf170d32fa700 More File Information 11/17/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x049e65a7779a77abedb182ea8583ded2 More File Information 7/2/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x0c2e901d4c29f7c319c9186585550cee More File Information 4/27/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x7d9477da65cac670e7e620900ad0e10f More File Information 1/20/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x7eacb387b33605faffce16d4e050ea7c More File Information 10/14/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x7ae2120f494195664fdff401f2693ec9 More File Information 7/9/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xd1a176f44001eb63e8b7a5b9c3f6f85d More File Information 1/4/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x1f5f0c160ec3634608f21951e152dfd7 More File Information 12/4/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x415075768670c8db1afddf5cf52fbb35 More File Information 10/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xda1a713998971ca7ab65ad9482c0ff13 More File Information 7/29/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x6d68c6031652ba89302ac3d46f689cc4 More File Information 6/2/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xa09c51b308d3417e5879c9fe6d543fcb More File Information 3/15/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x0d8696e9e238de847f52fcc2d3dc451d More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x74abb1a78fa651a96e3b420c7c629e34 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x5def300e8a3dd3ef879964c4ca48ec2a More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x87085f022e0535f6caa2f22cf9a18325 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xa9a3086a75afb31cd8c9b10dc286c677 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x0c2e901d4c29f7c319c9186585550cee 6/19/2012 1:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown netsession_win 4226 KB
2 Status 0x7eacb387b33605faffce16d4e050ea7c 2/8/2012 4:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown netsession_win 0 KB
3 Status 0x049e65a7779a77abedb182ea8583ded2 2/7/2012 10:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown netsession_win 0 KB
4 Status 0x1f5f0c160ec3634608f21951e152dfd7 2/3/2012 9:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown netsession_win 0 KB
5 Status 0x6d68c6031652ba89302ac3d46f689cc4 1/10/2012 1:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown netsession_win 0 KB



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