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?

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

Safe Entries
First Seen: 24 November 2011 at 11:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Gadu-Gadu S.A. Executable bdb4b7c05841c22e
e98127e1a46ce7ff
5fa3bef9
9f895939b6e8e973
09a23abcdece4ec3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 Poland N/A
2 Acresso Corporation Executable 603bf00f745d56c4
beaaddb4b62bc578
f7f2464c
0450e5cd4468b80d
415f2e8e230bbb28
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11, 01,
100, 82640
11, 01 United States N/A
3 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable ae97caef6fcb7c57
eb3077340c944f74
8caec01d
a8f53354f0281b86
c831403e8d5588b4
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 1, 20,
100, 1203
1, 20 Russian Federation N/A
4 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable 2c2c870c6ccfc939
6113d7ac3906557a
d06816e1
72ada0cdeef2a813
18427ef2bd482357
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 20,
100, 1203
1, 20 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 07 October 2008 at 5:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Blizzard Entertainment Executable 6105c1c72ad012f0
0fb2e20d58faff1e
cd35ef43
78086c0316eaca53
a8a9d8efd56b3149
Yes 1, 0, 0,
976
1, 0, 0,
976
United States
2 N/A Executable c9f5362840d42dfb
2ac09bf9ea7ca0af
ccb4126d
7ad9f493d12757a5
5adaf0c335e11234
No N/A N/A United States
3 Blizzard Entertainment Executable f073999c9f6efeeb
1961a9f1fb8541fc
129f00da
a180d04a66bd5572
be2a5ce5eac60b97
Yes 1, 0, 0,
649
1, 0, 0,
649
10.224.1.116/32
4 N/A Executable c5bb75695eb00805
ee49ca1cc6af0c16
84cc8d57
eceb29b2416a5c69
c6480d67c26e35de
Yes 1, 0, 0,
36
3, 6, 0, 0 Internal Submission
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