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Should I remove Trend Micro Security Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,591
United States Rank #21,681
Reach 0.0039%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.1213 1.82%
5.8.1113 7.27%
5.8.1104 1.82%
5.8.1071 12.73%
5.8.1068 1.82%
5.7.2570 1.82%
5.7.2565 3.64%
5.7.2544 5.45%
5.7.1527 20.00%
5.7.1523 5.45%
5.7.1518 5.45%
5.7.1512 1.82%
5.7.1193 9.09%
5.7.1190 1.82%
5.7.1185 5.45%
5.7.1183 7.27%
5.7.1180 1.82%
5.7.1179 1.82%
5.7.1167 3.64%

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Trend Micro Security Agent

Overview

Trend Micro Security Agent is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is 5.7.1527, 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. The primary executable is named pccntmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 92 files and is usually about 16.52 MB (17,318,816 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 76% of users of Trend Micro Security Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Client Server Security Agent
Uninstaller: msiexec /x {BED0B8A2-2986-49F8-90D6-FA008D37A3D2} /qf /l+* "C:\Windows\temp\wofie_uninstall.log"
Estimated size: 16.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Security Agent

Program executable:pccntmon.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\client server security agent\pccntmon.exe
MD5:ca680132f10b6499f0e93a8a542f71bc
Additional files:
  • ClnDiag.exe - Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security (ClnDiag Application)
  • ncfg.exe - Trend Micro Network Security Components (Trend Micro NDIS 5.0 Intermedia Driver Installation Module (Intermedia))
  • DWIoTrapNT.dll - Trend Micro OfficeScan Common Client (DWIoTrapNT)
  • fcWofieUI.dll
  • InstReg.exe
  • IPXfer.exe - IpXfer Application
  • IPXfer_x64.exe
  • libcntprodres_64x.dll - libCNTProdRes Dll
  • libNetCtrl.dll - libNetCt DLL
  • libNetCtrl_64x.dll
  • libTmCAV_64x.dll - libTmCAV DLL
  • libZipUnzipDll_64x.dll - libZipUnzip DLL
  • loadhttp.dll - loadhttp Application
  • loadhttp_64x.dll
  • icrchdler.dll - Trend Micro iCRC Commmon Module (ICRCHdler)
  • AosUImanager.exe - Trend Micro Plug-in Manager (Trend Micro Client Plug-in User Interface Manager)
  • ciussi32.dll - ciussi Dynamic Link Library
  • ciussi64.dll
  • CNTAoSMgr.exe - Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Plug-in Service Manager
  • CNTAoSUnInstaller.exe - Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Plug-in Service Uninstaller
  • libCNTProdRes.dll - Trend Micro Common Client
  • libTmCAV.dll
  • libZipUnzipDll.dll
  • FlowControl.dll - Trend Micro WFBSH_Agent (Flow Control Module)
  • FlowControl_03.dll
  • FlowControl_64x.dll
  • FlowControl_64x_03.dll
  • LogServer.exe - Debug Log Server Module
  • NTMonRes.dll - PCCNTMON MFC Application
  • NtMonRes_da.dll
  • NtMonRes_de.dll
  • NtMonRes_es.dll
  • 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
  • BPMNT.DLL - VSAPI (BPMNT)
  • PccWFWMo.dll - PccWFWMo Dynamic Link Library
  • OfcPfwCommon.dll - OfcPfwCommon
  • OfcPIPC.dll - OfcPIPC DLL
  • zlib.dll - Trend Active Update 1.31 (ZLib)
  • AgentCommunicator.dll - Agent Communicator Module
  • ClientManager.dll - Client Manager Module
  • ConfigurationManager.dll - Configuration Manager Module
  • ElectManager.dll - Election Manager Module
  • HostedAgent.exe - Hosted Agent Service
  • HttpServer.dll - HTTP Server Module
  • LicenseManager.dll - License Module
  • LogManager.dll - Log Manager Module
  • MainFlowController.dll - Main Flow Controller Module
  • OemManager.dll - Oem Manager Module
  • OppManager.dll - Opp Manager Module
  • Protocol.dll - Protocol Module
  • pwd.dll - PWD
  • resResources.dll - Resource Module
  • ServerCommunicator.dll - Server Communicator Module
  • StatusManager.dll - Status Manager Module
  • svcGenericHost.exe - Generic Hosted Agent Service
  • ToolManager.dll - Tool Manager Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • svcGenericHost.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Security Agent' (svcGenericHost) "Receives commands and notifications from the Security server and facilitates communication from the Security Agent to the server.".

How do I remove Trend Micro Security Agent?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.55%
Windows 8 25.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 69.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.45%
Windows 8.1 5.45%
Windows 10 Pro 3.64%
Windows 10 Home 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.25%
  Canada 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Australia 5.00%
  BH 1.25%
  Norway 1.25%
  Argentina 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%
  Singapore 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Acer 9.80%
ASUS 3.92%
MSI 1.96%
Common models
LENOVO 10BC000GUS 7.41%
HP ProBook 450 G2 3.70%
Dell Latitude E5550 3.70%
LENOVO 20DM002KAD 1.85%
LENOVO 20B6006DUS 1.85%
HP ZBook 17 1.85%

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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