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7% remove it93% keep it
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Bit9 Agent


Bit9 Agent is a software program developed by Bit9. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 13.13 MB (13,762,976 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 91% of users of Bit9 Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Qatar.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bit9.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bit9\Parity Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{622FF86C-96F7-4509-A01F-58EA99F223A6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Bit9 Agent

  • Crawler.exe
  • DasCLI.exe - Bit9 Agent Diagnostic Utility
  • Notifier.exe - Bit9 Agent User Notification
  • NotifierMessages.dll
  • Parity.exe - Bit9 Agent Executable
  • ParityAgentDB.dll - Bit9 Agent Database Library
  • TimedOverride.exe - Bit9 Agent Offline Transition Utility
  • ipworksssl8.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 8.1 (IP*Works! SSL V8)
  • ipworks8.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 8.1 (IP*Works! V8)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Parity.exe runs as a service named 'Bit9 Agent' (Parity) "Monitors system activity to keep your computer safe from unwanted and potentially malicious software.".

How do I remove Bit9 Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Bit9 Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bit9 Agent 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 Bit9 Agent, 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 Bit9 Agent.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  Brazil 4.55%
  Qatar 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
LENOVO 10AF001JUS 14.29%
HP ProBook 650 G1 14.29%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 14.29%
Dell Precision M6600 14.29%
Dell Precision M4600 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 14.29%


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