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Should I remove EVault Software Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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7.34.4009 6.67%
7.31.3422 6.67%
7.24.3120 26.67%
7.23.2219 13.33%
7.22.2211 20.00%
7.20.2167 20.00%
7.10.1650 6.67%

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EVault Software Agent is a software program developed by EVault, A Seagate Company. The most common release is 7.24.3120, 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 30 files and is usually about 73.94 MB (77,528,902 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 83% of users of EVault Software Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.evault.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EVault Software\Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BD4F2616-B17D-4982-815F-0C78C476839F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 73.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EVault Software Agent

  • BMRCaptureEnvInfo.dll - EVault System Restore (Backup Environment Capture Library)
  • evVss.dll - MS Volume Shadow Copy Helper
  • evVss2003.dll
  • evVssXP.dll
  • buagent.exe - Agent with Soap Support
  • SystemVolumePlugin.dll - System Volume Plug-in
  • SystemStatePlugin.dll - System State Plug-in
  • VV.exe - Agent Backup Engine
  • XLogTranslator.exe - Log File Translator
  • VVClMsg.dll - EventViewer Helper
  • VVAgent.exe - Agent
  • PluginCatBrowser.dll
  • WindowsPartitionMounter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • VVAgent.exe runs as a service named 'IV Classic Agent' (EVault InfoStage Agent) "Agent: Manages connections to the Agent from Windows Agent Console.".
  • buagent.exe runs as a service named 'IV Classic BUAgent' (EVault InfoStage BUAgent) "BUAgent : Manages connections to the Agent from Web Agent Console.".

How do I remove EVault Software Agent?

Quickly and completely remove EVault Software 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 EVault Software 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 EVault Software 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 EVault Software Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 13.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Japan 8.33%
  Canada 4.17%
  BD 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Sony 10.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
Common models
Xen HVM domU 15.38%
Parallels Software Intern... 7.69%
Dell Vostro 460 7.69%
Acer Aspire 5739G 7.69%
Sony VPCEC290X 7.69%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 7.69%


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