What does the AgentMon.exe file do?
The AgentMon.exe process is also known as Virtual System Administrator Agent and is a part of Kaseya Agent or, as the case may be, Virtual System Administrator Agent. This software is produced by Kaseya International (www.kaseya.com). An obsolete or defective version of AgentMon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Virtual System Administrator Agent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Virtual System Administrator Agent has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- AgentMon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module AgentMon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about AgentMon.exe Virtual System Administrator Agent
AgentMon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. AgentMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 610,304 bytes (37% of all these files), 847,872 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This AgentMon program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. AgentMon.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. AgentMon.exe is capable of transmit information from computer to the Internet, hide itself from other programs, track other applications as well as interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 60% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves AgentMon.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about AgentMon?
|Part of a system monitoring program used by your IT administrator. |
|It is Part of the monitor for an Agent Called Kaseya for asset and remote control of managed computers |
|It is an integral part of the Kaseya IT monitoring package. |
|Processus Used By Kaseya application for monitoring on distant computer |
|This is a good program, responsible for remote support and computer maintenance including updates and security patches. |
Summary: 5 users judge AgentMon.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Kaseya Agent or Virtual System Administrator Agent
To remove Virtual System Administrator Agent from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Kaseya Agent or Virtual System Administrator Agent in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if AgentMon.exe (Virtual System Administrator Agent) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Virtual System Administrator Agent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Virtual System Administrator Agent or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or AgentMon.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.