What is Akamai Netsession?A Virus? Should i remove it? (2018)

Lots of people asking about Akamai netsession client.What is it?Sometimes windows firewall blocks it or antivirus softwares popup warning about Akamai netsession Client.What is akamai netsession client and what you should do;

What is Akamai netsession client?

Akamai netsession client makes your downloads and streams more reliable and improves the speed.
It usually comes with popular games,programs (Like adobe) installations.It is secure software.

Is it a virus or trojan?Does Harm my Computer?

No.Akamai netsession client developed by Akamai Tech.Akamai Tech. works with huge companies.(Visit : https://www.akamai.com/us/en/our-customers.jsp) Akamai Tech. is the leading company that improve global internet speed.Its reliable company.It’s not a virus,trojan or malware.

Should i remove it?

If you got problem with it you can uninstall.It wont harm your system.But if you are download too much data (Game or software updates,download new games,online video streamings etc) it will help you.Simply keep & allow it.

Akamai netsession violate my privacy?

Netsession is safe and reliable.There isnt violate privacy.Its not malware.Its tool for improve speed of connection.

How to temporarily stop Akamai netsession?

1.Go to Control panel,(left click windows button,select run,write “control panel” at the box,click ok,click uninstall a program or programs and features),select system preferences
2.Under service hit the stop.

How to uninstall Akamai Netsession Client on windows?

For Windows 10 ;

1.Go to Control Panel(left click windows button,select run,type “control panel” at the box,click ok,click uninstall a program or programs and features)
2.Select Akamai NetSession Interface
3.Click Change/Remove, then click Yes to confirm your choice.

Method 2 – Via command prompt windows 10 ;

1.Start cmd.exe (left click windows button,select run,type “cmd” at the box,click ok)

admintool.exe uninstall -force

3.Press Enter key.


How to uninstall Akamai Netsession Client on Mac OS?

1.Application-UtilitesFolder-Open Terminal
2.Go to Akamai Net Session Interface destination, ~/Applications/Akamai/ .
3.Type ;

./admintool uninstall -force

3.Press Enter key.

What does Akamai do?How Akami Net session client works?

Akamai is leading Content Delivery Network (CDN) company.Delivers 95 exabytes of data a year.(1 exabyte = 1 000 000 terabyte) Akamai net session client works with peer-to-peer system.This means it will use your internet for deliver data.This doesnt impact your internet speed.It will active only when your pc is idle.You can see Akamai netsession client on task manager.Go to task manager and find “netsession_win.exe”.You can close it from there.

What is content delivery network?

Content delivery networks are backbones of the internet.Main goal is provide high speed and availability to end-users.Reduces latency(Response time) and provides more fast page load.Everyone is using cdn’s whether know it or not.Major sites like Facebook,Netflix,Amazon etc. uses cdn.Major of internet traffic serving via cdns.If the site use cdn;

1-Will Improve page load times.

2-Will save bandwith (Decrease Bandwith cost)

3-Improve content availability

4-Get Better Website Security

What is latency?

Latency is several kinds of delays.A good network has low latency.Latency is getting bigger when distance is getting higher.Content delivery networks can decrease it.Latency will be under 100 ms on dsl or cable internet.Under 25 is often.Satellite connections has more latency like 500 ms.