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Should I remove Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent?

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Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.1373.0 14.29%
4.2.1292.0 7.14%
4.2.1273.0 7.14%
4.2.1254.0 28.57%
4.2.1235.0 7.14%
4.2.1217.0 14.29%
4.2.1205.0 21.43%

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Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent

Overview

Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 4.2.1254.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 49 files and is usually about 521.91 MB (547,261,314 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 81% of users of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Portugal and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Data Protection Manager\DPM\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C406F8D5-39D1-4AC8-988D-67E9023E5063}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 521.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent

  • AgentProxy.dll - Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPMRA Agent Proxy)
  • AmServiceProxy.dll
  • AuthUtils.dll
  • CertHelperManagedWrapper.dll - CertHelper Managed Wrapper
  • CertificateHelper.dll
  • ClientServiceProxy.dll - Client Service Proxy
  • ClusterInquiry.dll
  • CmdProcDComService.dll - CmdProc DCom Service
  • CmdProcWCFService.dll
  • CmdProcWCFServiceClient.dll
  • CommonControls.dll
  • ConfigureCertificates.exe - Configure DPM to communicate with production server using certificates
  • ConfigureSharepoint.exe - Sharepoint Preconfiguration Utility
  • CPWrapperServiceHost.exe
  • CsvManager.dll
  • DatamoverStub.dll - Local Data Mover DLL
  • DlsClientProtectionProxy.dll - Dls Client Protection DLL
  • DPMAgentResources.dll - DPM Agent Resources
  • DPMClient.exe - DPM Client
  • DPMClientService.exe - DPM Client Protection
  • DPMClientUI.exe
  • DPMFSFilterWrapperDLL.dll - FilterWrapper.dll
  • DpmoVhdManager.dll
  • DPMRA.exe - DPM REPLICATION AGENT
  • DpmWriterHelperPlugin.dll - FileWriterHelperPlugin.dll
  • DsmFs.dll
  • E14cmdlets.dll
  • E14CmdletsWrapper.exe - E14 Writer Helper Utility
  • E14CmdletsWrapperProxy.dll - E14 Writer Helper DLL
  • EngineUICommon.dll
  • Events.dll
  • Exchangecmdlets.dll
  • ExchangeCmdletsWrapper.exe - Exchange Writer Helper Utility
  • ExchangeCmdletsWrapperProxy.dll - Exchange Writer Helper DLL
  • ExchangeWriterHelperPlugin.dll
  • FileWriterHelperPlugin.dll
  • GenericDatasourceWriterHelperPlugin.dll
  • GenericNonVssDatasourceHelperPlugin.dll
  • HypervVhdHelper.dll
  • HypervVhdManager.dll
  • HyperVVHDProvider.dll - HyperVVHDProvider
  • HyperVWmiProvider.dll
  • Interfaces.dll
  • iRefCounted.dll - Mojito IRefCounted
  • LKRHDPM.dll - LKRhash scalable hashtables
  • msdpmPS.dll - MSDPM PS
  • NativeMethods.dll
  • NativeUtils.dll - Native Utils
  • NativeVHDProvider.dll - Native VHD Provider

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • DPMClientService.exe runs as a service named 'DPM Client Service' (DPMClientService) "Helps back up and recover file and application data to the Data Protection Manager.".
  • DPMRA.exe runs as a service named 'DPMRA' (DPMRA) "Helps back up and recover file and application data to the Data Protection Manager.".
  • CPWrapperServiceHost.exe runs as a service named 'DPM CPWrapper Service' (DpmCPWrapperService) "Dpm Cmd Proc DCOM-WCF Bridge Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DPMClient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DPMClientUI' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Data Protection Manager\DPM\bin\DPMClient.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection 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 Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection 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 Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection 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 Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 DPM Protection Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 35.71%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro 7.14%
Windows Server 2012 R2 Da... 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.65%
  Portugal 3.23%
  Romania 3.23%
  Iran 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Croatia 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Intel 7.14%
Common models
HP EliteBook 840 G1 21.43%
Dell PowerEdge T710 14.29%
Dell Latitude E5420 7.14%
HP ProBook 6560b 7.14%
HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 7.14%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 7.14%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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