How to Remove “bagent.exe”

What is bagent.exe?

bagent.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Quicken Background Agent. It belongs to Quicken 2003 and was developed by Intuit, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as bagent.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with bagent.exe malware?

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with bagent.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • bagent.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the bagent.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with bagent.exe malware.

How to remove bagent.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing bagent.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the 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 during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove bagent.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 7:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f6077caf4f9d9134
f5fac5e690964515
8cd24dbc
f6a53908457d9d74
d1c1aa4fbab75205
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intuit Inc. Executable 0ac3ee4bc6055d3a
537aede06dfe5ab3
ebf391df
93a604641a752b50
1c2f0b6410c386d6
Yes 18.1.7.8 18.1.7.8 United States
2 Intuit Inc. Executable b4ad839df9ede2c4
429df0bc9d9f8824
bbd285ef
645e6ed3099c9a4c
0c234319c03aad99
No 17.1.4.1 17.1.4.1 Canada
3 Intuit Inc. Executable 4821ff329dc25c79
3e23ea5013d35f53
9ef37824
N/A No 008.000.00
0.000
008.000.00
0.000
United States
4 Wise Designers Group Executable 578d0dc84ac99f70
3f2b5aeac2bd9d0a
0243e883
a754015ad1785ec8
ae26325b4a8f5823
No 1.1.0.0. N/A Internal Submission
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