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Should I remove Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,279
United States Rank #13,427
Reach 0.0164%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.10 days
327.59 days >
Average installed length: 172.12 days


11.0.4268 2.17%
11.0.4191 0.43%
11.0.4172 0.43%
11.0.4171 0.43%
11.0.4151 0.43%
11.0.4150 17.83%
11.0.3607 0.43%
11.0.2995 5.65%
11.0.1639 2.61%
11.0.1611 0.43%
11.0.1598 0.43%
11.0.1589 0.43%
11.0.1542 0.43%
11.0.1454 17.83%
11.0.1435 2.61%
11.0.1028 46.52%
10.6.5193 0.43%
10.6.5162 0.43%

Other programs by Trend Micro

Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent


Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is 11.0.1028, 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. 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 primary executable is named pccntmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files. The installed file ofccccaupdate.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trendmicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\trend micro\officescan client
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\ntrmv.exe"
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent

Program executable:pccntmon.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\officescan client\pccntmon.exe
Additional files:
  • AosUImanager.exe - Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security (Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Plug-in User Interface Manager)
  • CNTAoSMgr.exe - Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Plug-in Service Manager
  • CNTAoSUnInstaller.exe - Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Plug-in Service Uninstaller
  • ncfg.exe - Trend Micro Network Security Components (Trend Micro NDIS 5.0 Intermedia Driver Installation Module (Intermedia))
  • comprmv.exe - Trend Micro OfficeScan Common Client (Trend Micro Common Client Uninstallation Utility)
  • datfhs.dll - File Hash String Table Dynamic Link Library
  • dcexif32.dll - libdceex DLL
  • dcexif64.dll
  • DwIoTrapNT.dll - DWIoTrapNT
  • fcwofieui.dll
  • Instreg.exe
  • libCNTProdRes.dll - libCNTProdRes Dll
  • libCNTProdRes_64x.dll
  • libNetCtrl.dll - libNetCt DLL
  • libNetCtrl_64x.dll
  • libTmCAV.dll - libTmCAV DLL
  • libTmCAV_64x.dll
  • libZipUnzipDll.dll - libZipUnzip DLL
  • libZipUnzipDll_64x.dll
  • loadhttp.dll - loadhttp Application
  • loadhttp_64x.dll
  • LogServer.exe - Trend Micro Common Client Log Service
  • NTRmv.exe - Trend Micro Common Client Uninstallation Service
  • Ntrtscan.exe - Trend Micro Common Client Real-time Scan Service (64-bit)
  • ofccccaupdate.exe - OfcCCCAUpdate
  • OfcPfwCommon.dll - OfcPfwCommon
  • OfcPfwCommon_64x.dll
  • OfcPfwSvc.dll - OfcPfwSvc
  • OfcPfwSvc.exe - OfcPfwSv Application
  • ofcpipc.dll - OfcPIPC DLL
  • OfcPlugInAPI.dll - OfcPlugInAPI DLL
  • ICRCHdler.dll - Trend Micro iCRC Commmon Module (ICRCHdler)
  • ciussi32.dll - ciussi Dynamic Link Library
  • ciussi64.dll
  • FlowControl.dll - Trend Micro OfficeScan (FlowControl DLL)
  • FlowControl_64x.dll
  • NTMonRes.dll - PCCNTMON MFC Application
  • ntrmvrc.dll
  • NTSvcRes.dll
  • eextuins.dll - Trend Micro EagleEye (Trend Micro EEXT Uninstaller)
  • helperOspreyDriver.dll - Trend Micro Osprey (Trend Micro Osprey Driver Helper)
  • ieplug.dll - Trend Micro AEGIS (Trend Micro Behavior Monitor Plug-in DLL for Internet Explorer)
  • ieplug64.dll
  • build.exe - AUSDK-2.85-R (ActiveUpdate module.)
  • build64.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • install.rdf
  • lib7zWrapper_64x.dll
  • libprotobuf.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AosUImanager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E15539F4-BAC9-4C8F-8355-19F3104F831D}' (runs on registration).
  • NTRtScan.exe runs as a service named 'OfficeScan NT RealTime Scan' (ntrtscan) "Performs Real-time, Scheduled, and Manual scan on Trend Micro OfficeScan agents.".

How do I remove Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Trend Micro OfficeScan 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 Trend Micro OfficeScan 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 Trend Micro OfficeScan 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 Trend Micro OfficeScan Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 37.39%
Windows XP 1.74%
Windows Vista 0.43%
Windows 8.1 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.43%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.35%
Windows 8.1 8.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.11%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.36%
  India 3.04%
  Germany 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Australia 2.36%
  Belgium 2.36%
  Austria 2.36%
  Italy 2.36%
  United Kingdom 2.36%
  Taiwan 2.03%
  Norway 1.69%
  United Arab Emirates 1.35%
  Sweden 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.78%
Hewlett-Packard 31.93%
Lenovo 9.04%
Acer 4.22%
Toshiba 3.61%
ASUS 2.41%
Intel 1.81%
Compaq 0.60%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 3.33%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 3.33%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 2.67%
HP Pro 3400 Series MT 2.67%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.00%
Dell Latitude E5450 2.00%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com


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