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Should I remove Steinberg Groove Agent 2?

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Steinberg Groove Agent 2

What is Steinberg Groove Agent 2?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

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Overview

Steinberg Groove Agent 2 is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 429.82 MB (450,699,353 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Steinberg Groove Agent 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steinberg.net/en/products/vst/groove_agent/start.html
Help link: www.steinberg.net/ProductPage_Support.asp?Product_ID=2550
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vstplugins\groove agent 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\Groove Agent 2\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\Groove Agent 2\INSTALL.LOG"
Estimated size: 429.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Groove Agent 2

  • groove agent.dll - Groove Agent 2
  • Groove Agent.exe - VSTiPlayer
  • Groove AgentReWire.dll - HALion (ReWire Device DLL)
  • Register DXi.exe - DXi Registration
  • SteinbergKeyActivation.exe - Steinberg Key Activation
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{175FC118-FDBA-4CDA-8DE8-D37C408DE376}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • Uninstall.exe runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Steinberg Groove Agent 2?

Quickly and completely remove Steinberg Groove Agent 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steinberg Groove Agent 2 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 Steinberg Groove Agent 2, 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 Steinberg Groove Agent 2.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  France 11.11%
  Australia 11.11%
  New Zealand 11.11%
  Canada 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Sahara 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
IBM 8106D3M 25.00%
HP xw4400 Workstation 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1020 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 25.00%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net

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