All About Akamai Netsession Interface & Client

Our world is getting online and getting expanded full day by day. So when it comes to terms of digital experiences, the user security cannot be neglected. To solve that, Akamai comes forward with its CDN and cloud delivery services. Akamai NetSessions are the most trusted service for cloud delivery.

It delivers around 100 exabytes of data across multiple devices in a year. That’s huge! And it is easy to use and configure. Akamai Netsession Interface is used to improve speed, efficiency, and readability for streaming and downloading from the internet.All About Akamai Netsession Interface & Client

Akamai net session client protects you from malware attacks, phishing sites, data exfiltration, DDOS attacks, and much more. Akamai Netsession is trusted by most of the conscious security industry and gives world-class services. So that you don’t have to worry about cyber attacks and can focus on your business.

All About Akamai Netsession Interface & Client

How to Stop Akamai NetSession temporarily

If you don’t want to completely uninstall then you can stop for a particular time. It’s very easy to stop. You can do it by following given steps.

  1. Open the Control Panel in Windows or System Preferences if you are a Mac user.
  2. Click on Preferences tab
  3. Under Service section, click on the Stop button.

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How to uninstall NetSession?

Please keep in mind that, uninstall NetSession only if there is more need. Otherwise, do not uninstall it. Because other downloads and steams may later require it.

Steps to uninstall in Windows

  1. Open Control Panel and click on Uninstall a Program.
  2. Select the Akamai NetSession Interface
  3. Click uninstall and then tap on Yes.

Steps to Uninstall on MAC

  1. Open finder and then locate ~/Applications/Akamai/
  2. Simply move the Akamai Folder/File in the trash.

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If your Download speed is slow with Akamai, then you can check it by this method:

For Windows:

  • Open Command Prompt via typing “cmd” in windows search bar and run as administrator.All About Akamai Netsession Interface & Client
  • In Command Prompt type: dir > temp.txt
  • To confirm the file temp.txt exists, type: dir
  • Potential problematic areas to test
    • Look for “temp.txt.”
    • If it exists, then you have permissions to write in this directory
    • If not then you do not have permission, and you will need to talk with your system administrator to resolve the issue.
  • You can remove the temp file by typing:  del temp.txt

For OS X:

  • Open terminal app via going to utility folder residing inside application folder.
  • At the command line type: dir > temp.txt
  • To confirm the file temp.txt exists, type: ls
  • Potential problematic areas to test
    • Look for “temp.txt.”
    • If it exists, then you have permissions to write in this directory
    • If not then you do not have permission, and you will need to talk with your system administrator to resolve the issue
  • You can remove the temp file by typing:  rm temp.txt

Akamai NetSession works on the following platforms:

  • Windows XP (SP3 32-bit, SP2 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (SP2 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP2 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (SP2 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8/8.1 (desktop mode)
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.6+ (Intel).

You can find if Akamai is already present in your system as below:

  1. If you have NetSession installed, you have a view into the service on your machine through the Windows Control Panel or Mac OS X System Preferences panel.All About Akamai Netsession Interface & Client
  2. On Windows, open Control Panel via start menu, then click the icon or link to the Akamai NetSession Interface
  3. On Mac OS X, find Akamai extension icon can be located under Other –> Akamai on the System Preferences pane

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