What does the ENAgent.exe file do?
The ENAgent.exe process is also known as ENAgent and is a part of EPSON Redirect Agent Service. This software is produced by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (www.epson.com). An obsolete or defective version of ENAgent.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ENAgent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ENAgent 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)
- ENAgent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ENAgent.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ENAgent.exe ENAgent
ENAgent.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ENAgent.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 4,209,856 bytes (57% of all these files), 4,210,296 bytes or, as the case may be, 4,210,160 bytes.
The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. ENAgent.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The ENAgent file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 20% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A ENAgent.exe file has a 0% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 4,201,624 bytes. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. It has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager.
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 ENAgent.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 ENAgent?
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 EPSON Redirect Agent Service
To remove ENAgent 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 EPSON Redirect Agent Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ENAgent.exe (ENAgent) 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 ENAgent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ENAgent 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 ENAgent.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.