What does the AgentSrv.EXE file do?
The AgentSrv.EXE process is also known as Agent Service Module and is a part of Connected DataProtector or, as the case may be, SystemRecovery Online Backup. This software is produced by Connected. An obsolete or defective version of AgentSrv.EXE can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Agent service Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Agent service Module 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)
- AgentSrv.EXE has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module AgentSrv.EXE. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about AgentSrv.EXE Agent service Module
AgentSrv.EXE is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file AgentSrv.EXE is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 258,048 bytes (70% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 168,002 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. AgentSrv.EXE is capable of log keyboard entries as well as hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 43% 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 AgentSrv.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 AgentSrv?
|Used by the CluckClick Online backup System |
|This is backup software from Iron Mountain (formerly Connected). |
|Part of Quicken on line backup |
|the Feds, computer hackers and even the police are using it to ilegally get on citizens' computers. |
|used as a backup agent for Mobile Infomriation Protection (MIP) |
Summary: 4 users judge AgentSrv.EXE to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted AgentSrv.EXE. source: file.net
How to uninstall Connected DataProtector or SystemRecovery Online Backup
To remove Agent service Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Connected DataProtector or SystemRecovery Online Backup in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if AgentSrv.EXE (Agent service Module) 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 Agent service Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Agent service Module 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 AgentSrv.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.