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HP DDM Inventory Agent x86


HP DDM Inventory Agent x86 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. 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 main program executable is scan.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.47 MB (3,634,810 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of HP DDM Inventory Agent x86 come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/go/hpsoftwaresupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Discovery Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B7643B11-A60E-4A33-A465-263FEB32113A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.47 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP DDM Inventory Agent x86

Program executable:scan.exe
Name:DDM Inventory
Inventory Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Discovery Agent\scan.exe
Additional files:
  • discfcsn.exe
  • discusge.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • discusge.exe runs as a service named 'HP DDMI Software Utilization Agent' (prgnUsageAgent) "Collects software utilization data for DDMI.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • discfcsn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EDFcsn' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Discovery Agent\Plugins\usage\discfcsn.exe.

How do I remove HP DDM Inventory Agent x86?

Quickly and completely remove HP DDM Inventory Agent (x86) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP DDM Inventory Agent x86 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 HP DDM Inventory Agent (x86), 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 HP DDM Inventory Agent x86.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  France 20.00%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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