To sustain this free service, we receive affiliate commissions via some of our links. This doesn’t affect rankings. Our review process.
My firewall suddenly has asked me to let through “Akamai Netsession Client”, specifically netsession_win.exe. I’ve never heard of this before, and my general rule of thumb is if there’s nothing new going on or nothing has changed, I block it. Anyone have any idea what this is and if I need to let it through my firewall?
I should point out that around the same time, some wow64 file (can’t remember now exactly what it was called), and INSTALLER_UPLOADER.EXE ( from the same Akamai directory as the netsession file: C:\USERS\MYNAME\APPDATA\LOCAL\AKAMAI\INSTALLER_UPLOADER.EXE ).
This one looks awfully fishy, so I blocked it.
Know the answer? Comment below! Got your own question? Ask it here.
Disclaimer: This website contains reviews, opinions and information regarding products and services manufactured or provided by third parties. We are not responsible in any way for such products and services, and nothing contained here should be construed as a guarantee of the functionality, utility, safety or reliability of any product or services reviewed or discussed. Please follow the directions provided by the manufacturer or service provider when using any product or service reviewed or discussed on this website.