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Should I remove Philips Intelligent Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,766
United States Rank #17,128
Reach 0.0322%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.05 days
355.60 days >
Average installed length: 186.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2 87.17%
2.1 4.20%
2.0 0.44%
1.0 8.19%

Typically installed together

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Philips Intelligent Agent

What is Philips Intelligent Agent?  (from Philips)

The Philips Intelligent Agent is a tool which helps you to keep your Philips products to date. It automatically offers the correct download for your product without searching through long lists. Updates are now at your fingertips! The Philips Intelligent Agent searches automatically the correct update for your drive. ...  Read more

Overview

Philips Intelligent Agent is a program developed by Philips. The most used version is 2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 philips intelligent agent.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 3.55 MB (3,725,296 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 21% of users of Philips Intelligent Agent come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.storageupdates.philips.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\Uninst\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Philips Intelligent Agent

Program executable:philips intelligent agent.exe
Name:Philips Intelligent Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\philips\intelligent agent\philips intelligent agent.exe
MD5:279251a1f3205e5c78906c2103ccd635
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Philips-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Philips Intelligent Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Philips Intelligent Agent\Philips Intelligent Agent.exe" /SILENT.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\Philips Intelligent Agent.exe'.

How do I remove Philips Intelligent Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Philips Intelligent 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 Philips Intelligent 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 Philips Intelligent 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 Philips Intelligent Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? 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 56.42%
Windows XP 20.35%
Windows Vista 14.38%
Windows 8 8.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.50% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 20.50%
  United States 20.29%
  United Kingdom 9.62%
  Italy 8.79%
  Brazil 8.16%
  France 7.32%
  Austria 2.09%
  Argentina 2.09%
  Spain 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  Russia 1.46%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  MA 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.07%
Hewlett-Packard 17.84%
Acer 17.37%
GIGABYTE 13.62%
ASUS 7.04%
Intel 6.57%
Toshiba 5.16%
Medion 3.76%
American Megatrends 3.29%
Sahara 2.35%
Sony 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.51%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.63%
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 2.63%
BIOSTAR Group N61PB-M2S 1.75%
ASUS All Series 1.75%
MSI MS-7366 1.75%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com

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