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Should I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,259
United States Rank #3,338
Reach 0.1461%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.72 days
345.85 days >
Average installed length: 181.72 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.41.2072 94.88%
4.0.40.2011 5.12%

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Intel Smart Connect Technology 4.0 x64

What is Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?  (from Intel)

With Intel® Smart Connect Technology,1 stay current with automatic, no-wait updates to your e-mail, social networks, news, and more. While your system is in standby, it will periodically wake up to update the applications that are open. When you return to your system and open the lid, the latest content will be at your...  Read more

Overview

Intel Smart Connect Technology 4.0 x64 is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 4.0.41.2072, 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 24 files and is usually about 14.79 MB (15,507,456 bytes). The installed file isctoutlookupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) smart connect technology agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5D1D65C3-E6D3-4751-AEFD-CAB4E3EB85F2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Smart Connect Technology 4.0 x64

  • lserv.dll - Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology (Log Server)
  • remotewakeagentapi.dll - Intel Smart Connect Technology Always Reachable Application Interface
  • isctcontrol.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology (Intel® Smart Connect Technology Settings)
  • isctoutlookupdater.exe - Intel® Outlook Synchronizer
  • isctsystraycontextmenu.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology System Tray Notify Icon
  • iscttroubleshooter.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology Troubleshooter
  • isctwizard.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology Configuration Wizard
  • isctplatformcheck.dll - Intel Smart Connect Technology (Intel Smart Connect Technology Platform Check Module)
  • isctremotewake.dll - ISCT Always Reachable Module
  • isctnetdetect.dll - ISCT Net Detect Module
  • isctensdata.dll - ISCT ENS Module
  • isctsystray.exe - ISCTsysTray (ISCT SysTray)
  • isctsystray8.exe
  • isctcontrol.resources.dll
  • isctsystraycontextmenu.resources.dll
  • iscttroubleshooter.resources.dll
  • isctwizard.resources.dll
  • packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Professional (WPRO_41_2001) (packet.dll Wrapper Dynamic Link Library)
  • isctconnect.dll - ISCT Connect Dynamic Link Library
  • isctagent.exe - ISCT Agent Application
  • networkheuristic.dll - NetworkH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • isctagent.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology Agent' (ISCTAgent) "Refreshes online content while system is asleep.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

isctsystray8.exe
Memory:1.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00001757%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:72
8,062,084 average
isctagent.exe
Memory:6.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0000511534%
Kernel CPU:0.00004800%
User CPU:0.00000316%
CPU cycles/sec:158
I/O writes/min:9 Bytes

How do I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology 4.0 x64 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 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 Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology 4.0 x64, 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 Intel Smart Connect Technology x64.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 84%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 83.67%
Windows 7 16.28%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.02%
Windows 8 16.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.26%
  Canada 5.75%
  Italy 3.38%
  United Kingdom 3.34%
  France 3.18%
  Germany 2.69%
  Australia 2.32%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Netherlands 1.22%
  Switzerland 0.86%
  Brazil 0.82%
  Russia 0.73%
  India 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 88.22%
Dell 6.45%
ASUS 2.72%
Acer 1.48%
MSI 1.01%
Toshiba 0.06%
Intel 0.06%
Common models
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 23.20%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 16.82%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 15.94%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 9.17%
MSI MS-7821 5.89%
HP ENVY TS m7 Notebook PC 5.84%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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