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What does the FreeAgentService.exe file do?

The FreeAgentService.exe process is also known as Sync Windows Services and is a part of Seagate Manager Installer. This software is produced by Seagate Technology (www.seagate.com). An obsolete or defective version of FreeAgentService.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 FreeAgentService.exe Sync Windows Services

FreeAgentService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FreeAgentService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 189,736 bytes (71% of all these files), 156,968 bytes or, as the case may be, 181,544 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The FreeAgentService file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. FreeAgentService.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 14% 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 FreeAgentService.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 FreeAgentService?

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 Seagate Manager Installer

To remove Sync Windows Services from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Seagate Manager Installer in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FreeAgentService.exe (Sync Windows Services) 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 Sync Windows Services. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Sync Windows Services 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 FreeAgentService.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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