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 using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download Our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found upon completion of scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: It will remove the Agent.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 October 2010 at 8:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Macrovision Corporation Executable 884ac38b37b4fdb5
689b9558c05bb08f
eebcc792
9d5dbccdc6f89a9a
0786dafa3f12114b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 6, 0, 100,
54472
6, 0 Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable 5ce5d4ecb2e1a6bf
5865df39de15d12a
ec23f6f2
20b327edf1d59be6
ea8c8db4f3c77d56
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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43

Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 7:18 am
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 Tesline-Service SRL Executable 5147f4046ae34c98
b83efc76096002a8
a76a17c7
f5701d6f7d3691f2
b7ff8133b54cabe6
Yes 1.8.0 1.1.2005 Switzerland
4 N/A Executable c45f67cf8e70e07f
7ece5a781e8a0f72
6c3a9aae
f716c23aadf4218e
31b6f9fa6934b460
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
Display 4 items per page
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