What does the MaAgent.exe file do?
The MaAgent.exe process is also known as MaSAFER Agent and is a part of MaAgent. This software is produced by (?). An obsolete or defective version of MaAgent.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- MaSAFER Agent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- MaSAFER 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)
- MaAgent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module MaAgent.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about MaAgent.exe MaSAFER Agent
MaAgent.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. MaAgent.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 57,344 bytes (87% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 61,440 bytes.
The MaAgent file is not part of the Windows operating system. This MaAgent.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. For this reason, 69% 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 MaAgent.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 MaAgent?
|theres a web page about the company www.markany.com i have no idea about what it is. |
|It downloads when you download software for a Samsung MP3 player. It is harmless and secures downloaded files on your music player. It can be removed without any noticable damage to the system. |
|does not cuse windows to crash if ended |
|it is installed with samsung software phone/media player |
|Installed with Samsung software. |
|Or Samsung Media Studio. It uninstalled, this software stops to work. It a file to combat piracy, but is abusive. If you use SMS, don't delete. If no, delete. Before delete, uninstall SMS, if you have. |
Summary: One user judges MaAgent.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall MaAgent
To remove MaSAFER 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 MaAgent in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if MaAgent.exe (MaSAFER 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 MaSAFER Agent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MaSAFER 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 MaAgent.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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