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Program info

Estimated safety rating


netsession_win.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if netsession_win.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This application is usually found on disk in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Akamai\netsession_win.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is f2ad1b265908797f8a5e21e0312f2f25.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full set of features of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Akamai NetSession Client

The description stored in the exe is Akamai NetSession Client.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Producer Akamai Technologies, Inc..


 Copyright (C) 2007 - 2015 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2007 - 2015 Akamai Technologies, Inc..

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


netsession_win.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in netsession_win.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Digital certificate name: Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Issuer name

 Cybertrust Public SureCodeSign CA

Certificate's issuer name: Cybertrust Public SureCodeSign CA

Starts with windows


This executable is set up to start when your computer starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.