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Sunbelt Enterprise Agent

What is Sunbelt Enterprise Agent?  (from Sunbelt Software)

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Sunbelt Enterprise Agent is a program developed by Sunbelt Software. The most used version is 4.0.4205, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is sbamui.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 200.4 MB (210,135,304 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Server 2003. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SunbeltSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\SBEAgent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /x {9D544611-F437-4153-913E-91CE036583CC} /qf /l*v "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\VIPRE_MsiUninstall.log" REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 200.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sunbelt Enterprise Agent

Program executable:sbamui.exe
Name:Sunbelt Enterprise Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\sunbelt software\sbeagent\sbamui.exe
Additional files:
  • IncompatiblePrograms.dll
  • SBRC.exe - Registry Cleaner
  • SBRE.dll - Anti-Rootkit Engine
  • SBAMOutlook.dll - Sunbelt AntiMalware Email AV SDK Merge Module (Outlook Antivirus Plugin)
  • SBAMSvc.exe - Sunbelt AntiMalware Common SDK Merge Module (Sunbelt Software Anti Malware Service)
  • SBAMSvcPS.dll - SBAMSvcP Dynamic Link Library
  • sbap.dll - Active Protection Library
  • SBArva.dll - Sunbelt Email Antivirus
  • SBCA.dll - Custom Actions for the Installer
  • SBPIMSvc.exe - Plug-in Manager Service
  • SBTE.dll - Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library
  • SpursDownload.dll - Spurs Download Dynamic Link Library
  • Sunbelt.Tools.Run64.exe - Sunbelt Software Run64 Application
  • SbHips.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall (Legacy Host Intrusion Prevention System)
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe - Sunbelt Firewall SDK Installer
  • SBTIS.dll - Sunbelt TDI Inspection System SDK
  • SBAgentDiagnosticTool.exe - Sunbelt Enterprise Agent (SBAgentDiagnosticTool)
  • SBAMCommandLineScanner.exe - Sunbelt Command Line Scanner
  • SBAMCreateRestore.exe - Create Restore Point
  • SBAMRes.dll - VIPRE English Language Resources
  • SBAMSafeModeUI.exe - Mamba Safe Mode UI
  • SBAMScanShellExt.DLL - SBAM Scan Shell Extension
  • SBAMTray.exe - SBAMTray Application
  • SBEAgent.dll - SBEAgent Dynamic Link Library
  • SBEAgentUpgrader.exe - CounterSpy Enterprise Agent Upgrader
  • fldrvw2008.ocx (by LogicNP Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - FolderView ActiveX Control
  • mimepp.dll (by Hunny Software, Inc) - Hunny MIME++ Library (DLL for Hunny MIME++ Library)
  • kbu.dll (by GFI Software) - VIPRE Antivirus (kbu Dynamic Link Library)
  • oeapiinitcom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI (OEAPI oeapiinitcom)
  • oecom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI oecom
  • oehook.dll - OEAPI oehook
  • oestore.dll - OEAPI oestore

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SBAMScanShellExt.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SBAMScanShellExt' with a class of {D47F1671-0EAA-4c02-8AC9-960BB08DB951}.
2 Services
  • SBPIMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'SB Recovery Service' (SBPIMSvc) "SB Recovery Service".
  • SBAMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'VIPRE Enterprise Agent' (SBAMSvc) "Manages your antispyware and antivirus application".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SBRC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SBRegRebootCleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\VIPRE\SBRC.exe".
  • SBAMTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SBAMTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\SBEAgent\SBAMTray.exe".

How do I remove Sunbelt Enterprise Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Sunbelt Enterprise 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 Sunbelt Enterprise 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 Sunbelt Enterprise 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 Sunbelt Enterprise Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Server 2003 16.67%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Common models
HPE-570t 20.00%
HP ProBook 4730s 20.00%
Dell Studio 1737 20.00%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 20.00%


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