Things that run in the background by itself that you didn't know installed itself? Check out the customer list: I'm pretty sure I uninstalled it before and the needed it for some game I was playing. Serving as a conduit for other people's files makes my desktop less secure.
|Date Added:||27 February 2011|
|File Size:||70.51 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Akamai is using the property of thousands of unwitting computer owners to make money, without telling people that their computers are being used, much less explaining exactly how they are using their computer, to say nothing of compensating the owners.
But my specific question that brought me to this thread hadn't been answered netswssion answer Was it Akamai causing the problem? Thus, it is totally up to you if you want to uninstall it or not. How satisfied are you with this response? Akamai's primary role is to take the burden off a company's web site by mirroring their content and serving it from Akamai servers.
What is Akamai Netsession client and is it safe to Remove It?
Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. It is a tool that will help you enjoy faster, more reliable application, data and media downloads from a variety of sources you choose.
Win XP went on to become one of the most loved home OS's ever. I'll disable it and see what shakes out.
You are spelling in wrong - it is Akamai not Akaimi. Sounds like netsession is malware. I would need a lot more information before I trust this software. I'm sure it was installed with one of my many games turds. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us interfxce the site.
Akamai NetSession Interface
Thanks again - helpful information and so fast, too! Akamai NetSession Client netesssion part of the Akamai Download Manager, a computer program dedicated to the task of downloading and akqmai uploading possibly unrelated stand-alone files from and sometimes to the Internet for storage Saying things like NASA uses it. The other option is to control NetSession activity.
Overall unless you download something every other day which if you do, I suggest you probably get out of that habit it'll most likely have more disadvantages than advantages.
Akamai NetSession Interface - Should I Remove It?
Hopefully, it does not have a more nefarious purpose. The above FAQ links open in a new window. I don't care who Akamai's clients are either. You're extrapolating from a single sentence in a much larger document, ever heard of 'context'?
I found Akaimi in my processes as well. Akamai says that some applications may depend on NetSession and won't work properly if it's uninstalled, but I haven't heard of anyone actually having such problems in the real world.
People whining about paying for additional bandwidth, pffffft. I have the same question How it got there would be nice too. Michael CS Created on August 7, He goes into a long winded discussion of who uses it, how certain software companies allow it McAfee and so on.
This post has been reported. Upon automatic reboot, I got a Windows Security alert, advising that Windows firewall has blocked some features of Akamai NetSession Client on public and provate networks Serving as a conduit for other people's files makes my desktop less secure.
Wait a minute, didn't they just say they only captured the sort of info that web servers capture?