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What does the ccsmagtd.exe file do?

The ccsmagtd.exe process is also known as Unicenter DSM (Version r11 CSM AGENT DAEMON) and is a part of CA Unicenter DSM Agent. This software is produced by CA (www.ca.com). An obsolete or defective version of ccsmagtd.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ccsmagtd.exe Unicenter DSM

ccsmagtd.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ccsmagtd.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 31,232 bytes.
The ccsmagtd file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 57% 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 ccsmagtd.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 ccsmagtd?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall CA Unicenter DSM Agent

ccsmagtd.exe Unicenter DSM fix

To remove Unicenter DSM from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for CA Unicenter DSM Agent in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if ccsmagtd.exe (Unicenter DSM) 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 Unicenter DSM. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Unicenter DSM 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 ccsmagtd.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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