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: 07 February 2018 at 6:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Acresso Corporation Executable 603bf00f745d56c4
beaaddb4b62bc578
f7f2464c
0450e5cd4468b80d
415f2e8e230bbb28
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11, 01,
100, 82640
11, 01 United States N/A
2 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable bbf10a98691f2f02
2f7b22fdb4a7a77c
045a6846
cd100cc4dfe3b918
3eef8db89f30bd30
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 21,
100, 1104
2, 21 Pakistan N/A
3 Flexera Software, Inc. Executable c92f5a9fae472df3
3b720d67e53676f2
0414fb7c
3c5b5a9db1b0407c
55d3877722b63f5e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12, 01,
100, 98048
12, 01 37.228.226.223/32 N/A
4 Macrovision Corporation Executable e702c1c463bdcb04
a7c48b628c1ce767
58e54b23
2d0bea031f33f0da
e863178672aaa40a
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 4, 60,
100, 37068
4, 60 105.112.17.108/32 N/A
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 12:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d6bc6b7441867488
07f023b508222dc2
73a58337
e16ca131aef1330a
7d6c3ba570c647ce
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 6014a5ffa2841ac9
709c730b8b77a66c
52fa92e8
1afed89ff6cfd670
6f0ebf16acf2a37c
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 67057b7fc30977b6
5dfd721495b1496d
dc60b13c
a21d96b5c834884e
dfc533a8895c0ba1
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 696451ba4804e431
d01ff088e4568595
1029fc20
d75eae0401304805
f309ba7826e73422
No N/A N/A United States
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