What does the leventmgr.exe file do?
The leventmgr.exe process is also known as Cisco Security Agent component and is a part of Cisco Security Agent. This software is produced by Cisco Systems (www.cisco.com). An obsolete or defective version of leventmgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Cisco Security Agent component has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Cisco Security Agent component 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)
- leventmgr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module leventmgr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about leventmgr.exe Cisco Security Agent component
leventmgr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Leventmgr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 622,592 bytes (25% of all these files), 614,400 bytes, 598,016 bytes or, as the case may be, 818,424 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This leventmgr.exe process is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Leventmgr.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 72% 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 leventmgr.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 leventmgr?
|Part of Cisco Security Agent (CSA) that prevents unauthorized changes to system |
|It's a Cisco Security Agent component |
|Cisco Security Agent |
Summary: 2 users judge leventmgr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Cisco Security Agent
To remove Cisco Security Agent component 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 Cisco Security Agent in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if leventmgr.exe (Cisco Security Agent component) 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 Cisco Security Agent component. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Cisco Security Agent component 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 leventmgr.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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