What does the EMSAgent.exe file do?
The EMSAgent.exe process is also known as EMS Agent or, as the case may be, NetWrix Endpoint Management Agent and is a part of Endpoint Management System Agent or, as the case may be, NetWrix Endpoint Management Agent. This software is produced by Fiberlink Communications or, as the case may be, NetWrix. An obsolete or defective version of EMSAgent.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- EMS Agent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- EMS 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)
- EMSAgent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module EMSAgent.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about EMSAgent.exe EMS Agent
EMSAgent.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file EMSAgent.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 378,216 bytes (25% of all these files), 387,392 bytes, 168,960 bytes or, as the case may be, 365,928 bytes.
You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. EMSAgent.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 28% 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 EMSAgent.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 EMSAgent?
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 Endpoint Management System Agent or NetWrix Endpoint Management Agent
To remove EMS 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 Endpoint Management System Agent or NetWrix Endpoint Management Agent in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if EMSAgent.exe (EMS 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 EMS Agent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EMS 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 EMSAgent.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.