What does the agrsmsvc.exe file do?
The agrsmsvc.exe process is also known as Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service or, as the case may be, LSI Soft Modem Call Progress Service and is a part of Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service or, as the case may be, LSI PCI Soft Modem. This software is produced by Agere Systems (www.agere.com) or, as the case may be, LSI (www.lsi.com). An obsolete or defective version of agrsmsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service 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)
- agrsmsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module agrsmsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about agrsmsvc.exe Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service
agrsmsvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Agrsmsvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 9,216 bytes (71% of all these files), 12,800 bytes or, as the case may be, 13,312 bytes.
It is the service "AgereModemAudio".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate. For this reason, 21% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A agrsmsvc.exe file has a 13% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 14,336 bytes (76% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 26,112 bytes.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The agrsmsvc file has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity.
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 agrsmsvc.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 agrsmsvc?
|Description agrsmsvc.exe is a Modem Service\r from Agere Systems\r belonging to Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service\r . This file is usually associated with the part of the audio device driver of the modem. (further information...) |
|agrsmsvc.exe is a process from Modem Service by Agere Systems and part of Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service. This task is responsible for a hardware piece in your system. It offers additional configuration options and support for this device (further information...) |
Summary: 4 users judge agrsmsvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service or LSI PCI Soft Modem
To remove Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service 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 Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service or LSI PCI Soft Modem in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if agrsmsvc.exe (Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service) 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 Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Agere Soft Modem Call Progress service 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 agrsmsvc.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.
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