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Should I remove Bradford Persistent Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,104
United States Rank #5,913
Reach 0.0344%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.91 days
517.12 days >
Average installed length: 271.71 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1.4.16 1.57%
3.1.0.82 0.52%
3.0.7.8 1.05%
3.0.2.8 3.14%
3.0.1.28 0.52%
2.2.8.2 52.36%
2.2.7.2 2.09%
2.2.5.4 10.47%
2.2.3.6 2.62%
2.2.2.14 9.42%
2.2.1.4 6.28%
2.2.0.114 2.62%
2.1.4.4 5.24%
2.1.2.4 1.05%
2.0.3.8 1.05%

Other programs by Bradford Networks

Bradford Persistent Agent

What is Bradford Persistent Agent?

Bradford Persistent Agent is a software updater utility designed to keep the program up to date. It will periodically connect to a remote server and check for new updates, if updates are found it will automatically intall them.

Overview

The most used version is 2.2.8.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is bncsaui.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 5.61 MB (5,884,155 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bradford Networks\Persistent Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C3A70E44-2DD7-4C2F-A679-3106991D2D22}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Bradford Persistent Agent

Program executable:bncsaui.exe
Name:Bradford Networks Persistent Agent
Persistent Agent UI
Path:C:\Program Files\Bradford Networks\Persistent Agent\bncsaui.exe
MD5:a6b1d007d9e71dbfe0e74bd0cf4aec4d
Additional files:
  • bndaemon.exe - Bradford Networks Persistent Agent (Persistent Agent Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • bndaemon.exe runs as a service named 'Bradford Persistent Agent Service' (BNPagent).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bncsaui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'bncsaui.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Bradford Networks\Persistent Agent\bncsaui.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • bndaemon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bradford Networks\Persistent Agent\bndaemon.exe'.

How do I remove Bradford Persistent Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Bradford Persistent 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 Bradford Persistent 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 Bradford Persistent 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 Bradford Persistent Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.08%
Windows 8 20.31%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Windows XP 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.43%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Windows 7 Professional 6.88%
Windows 8 6.88%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.61%
  Malaysia 1.35%
  Australia 1.01%
  United Kingdom 1.01%
  South Africa 1.01%
  China 0.67%
  KE 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.40%
Dell 24.22%
ASUS 10.56%
Toshiba 8.70%
Lenovo 8.07%
Samsung 4.97%
Acer 4.35%
Sony 1.86%
MSI 1.24%
GIGABYTE 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.21%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.56%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.92%

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