What does the displayAgent.exe file do?
The displayAgent.exe process is also known as NdaLoader and is a part of NeoPlanet NdaLoader. This software is produced by NeoPlanet (www.neoplanet.com). An obsolete or defective version of displayAgent.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NdaLoader has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NdaLoader 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)
- displayAgent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module displayAgent.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about displayAgent.exe NdaLoader
displayAgent.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file displayAgent.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 36,864 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: User Shell Folders). The displayAgent file is not part of the Windows operating system. displayAgent.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 22% 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 displayAgent.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 displayAgent?
|Hewlett-Packard uses this to communicate with you over your computer when you have an issue and contact live customer support over the net. |
Summary: 3 users judge displayAgent.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall NeoPlanet NdaLoader
To remove NdaLoader 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 NeoPlanet NdaLoader in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if displayAgent.exe (NdaLoader) 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 NdaLoader. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NdaLoader 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 displayAgent.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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