How to get rid of the netsession_win_ca0e279 VirusSometimes the netsession_win_ca0e279 file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with netsession_win_ca0e279.dll
The netsession_win_ca0e279.dll process is also known as Akamai NetSession Client Service and is a part of Akamai NetSession Interface Service. This software is produced by Akamai Technologies (www.akamai.com). An obsolete or defective version of netsession_win_ca0e279.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Akamai NetSession Client service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Akamai NetSession Client service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- netsession_win_ca0e279.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module netsession_win_ca0e279.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about netsession_win_ca0e279.dll Akamai NetSession Client service
netsession_win_ca0e279.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Netsession_win_ca0e279.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
The file size is 4,561,152 bytes.
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. This file has hidden itself from your anti-virus software. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Netsession_win_ca0e279.dll is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find netsession_win_ca0e279.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about netsession_win_ca0e279?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Akamai NetSession Interface Service
To remove Akamai NetSession Client service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Akamai NetSession Interface Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if netsession_win_ca0e279.dll (Akamai NetSession Client service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Akamai NetSession Client service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Akamai NetSession Client service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or netsession_win_ca0e279.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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