How to Remove “Agent.exe”

What is Agent.exe?

Agent.exe is InstallSheild update service agent and it is mostly useful to check updates of certain softwares. Rather than being exclusive to any OS platform, this type of virus is spread through email and malicious websites. When you mistakenly double click on such exe files, it replaces the existing original files and affects your computer.

Affected OS/Platform: Windows

How to find out if a system is affected by Agent.exe malware?

This type of malware usually slows down the system to slow down significantly, which is one way to assume if your computer is malware victim.

Step 1: Press the keys CTRL+ALT+DEL in combination to open Task Manager.

Step 2: Check the list file to see if Agent.exe is taking extra CPU usage.

Step 3: If it's taking a larger storage space, then it's an Agent.exe malware.

How to remove the agent.exe file from system?

  1. Download our award-winning Comodo free antivirus software
  2. Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
  3. Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
  4. Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.
  5. Comodo Internet Security starts antivirus bases update. It takes sometime to get updated.
  6. After the update, a Quick scan is executed.
  7. If threats are found upon completion of scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. It will remove the Agent.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2010 at 12:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 92c7f3a7251378b2
9fc484a1c004e902
25bc2887
23def7e9ca75fcd5
e022a9e8bc86c2bd
TrojWare.Win
32.Black
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
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35

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 February 2009 at 1:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 29c2c43022a3525d
db1fe6f8d4f9168c
525e6dc3
537e98570ce5adfe
2c125338ce15871d
Yes N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 Macrovision Corporation Executable 268d56ea9416bcea
2f3ede87dc5bd3d0
d8169b7d
a325c1dde8913d16
8905408e89c0be08
No 4, 60,
100, 37068
4, 60 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable c45f67cf8e70e07f
7ece5a781e8a0f72
6c3a9aae
f716c23aadf4218e
31b6f9fa6934b460
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Executable df4964d66c2556d2
8b84508fcb8b35b1
6e1bb949
86538402a7870cac
62c31fbc42a88725
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
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