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Should I remove Agent Ransack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,795
United States Rank #18,884
Reach 0.0106%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


7.0.828.1 20.63%
7.0.825.1 10.32%
7.0.822.1 15.08%
7.0.820.1 18.25%
7.0.819.1 11.11%
7.0.816.1 12.70%
7.0.813.1 11.90%

Agent Ransack

What is Agent Ransack?  (from Mythicsoft)

Finding files that other search engines miss. Agent Ransack is a free 'lite' version of FileLocator Pro. It is free for both personal and commercial use. Found text is shown with highlighted keywords so you don't need to waste time opening each file looking for the right information. Agent Ransack is an award winning f...  Read more


Agent Ransack is a program developed by Mythicsoft. The most used version is 7.0.828.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is AgentRansack.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 28.66 MB (30,053,149 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 45% of users of Agent Ransack come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mythicsoft\Agent Ransack\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{538CACEB-028E-47F6-BB16-C334E0E8C0CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Agent Ransack

Program executable:AgentRansack.exe
Name:Agent Ransack -- Lite version of FileLocator Pro
Agent Ransack
Path:C:\Program Files\Mythicsoft\Agent Ransack\AgentRansack.exe
Additional files:
  • AgentRansack.exe - Agent Ransack -- Lite version of FileLocator Pro (Agent Ransack)
  • ConfigLib.dll - FileLocator Series (FileLocator Configuration Library)
  • ConfigUILib.dll - FileLocator Configuration UI Library
  • DirTraverseLib.dll - FileLocator Traversal Library
  • Extensions.dll - FileLocator Extensions Library
  • MiscFuncLib.dll - FileLocator Function Library
  • RenderLib.dll - FileLocator Rendering Library
  • SearchLib.dll - FileLocator Search Library
  • StreamLib.dll - FileLocator File Streaming Library
  • TextFuncLib.dll - FileLocator Text Library
  • UIExtLib.dll - FileLocator UI Library
  • ShellAdmin.exe - Agent Ransack (Agent Ransack Shell Administration Functionality)
  • ShellExt.dll - Agent Ransack Shell Extensions
  • uninst_app.exe - Agent Ransack uninstallation helper library
  • UnInstallLib.dll
  • Scintilla.dll (by Neil Hodgson [email protected]) - Scintilla (Scintilla.DLL - a Source Editing Component)
  • CrashRpt1402.dll - CrashRpt (Crash Handling Module)
  • CrashSender1402.exe - Crash Report Delivery Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ShellExt.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Agent Ransack Keyboard Hook' with the class of {B23EDAE2-2A36-4c87-AEFD-B6801B6C6584} (AgentRansack).

How do I remove Agent Ransack?

Quickly and completely remove Agent Ransack from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Agent Ransack from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Agent Ransack, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Agent Ransack.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Agent Ransack you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.49%
Windows Vista 15.08%
Windows XP 13.49%
Windows 8 7.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.74%
  France 8.55%
  Germany 7.89%
  United Kingdom 7.24%
  Canada 3.95%
  Australia 3.29%
  Netherlands 1.97%
  Ireland 1.97%
  Italy 1.97%
  GE 1.97%
  New Zealand 1.97%
  Slovenia 1.32%
  Israel 1.32%
  Switzerland 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Acer 17.78%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
American Megatrends 8.89%
Toshiba 4.44%
Sahara 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Medion 3.33%
Gateway 1.11%
MSI 1.11%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6410 3.03%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.02%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.02%
Dell OptiPlex 760 2.02%


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