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Should I remove Viewfinity Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,676
United States Rank #28,340
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.37 days
158.40 days >
Average installed length: 83.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.5.39467 13.33%
4.5.27434 6.67%
4.2.10588 6.67%
4.2.10582 26.67%
2.3.16372 13.33%
2.3.16370 6.67%
2.3.15.363 6.67%
2.3.12.358 6.67%
2.3.11.356 6.67%
2.3.10.339 6.67%

Viewfinity Agent

What is Viewfinity Agent?  (from Viewfinity)

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Overview

Viewfinity Agent is a software program developed by Viewfinity. The most common release is 4.2.10582, 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 vf_agent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 85.96 MB (90,137,066 bytes). The installed file vf_updater.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 XP. While about 78% of users of Viewfinity Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Turkey and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Viewfinity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Viewfinity\Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{58C85E3D-727E-4D48-B5B4-8F8D8684966F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 85.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Viewfinity Agent

Program executable:vf_agent.exe
Name:Viewfinity Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\viewfinity\agent\vf_agent.exe
MD5:cc4bd4d5a627ae0998fd3f09d8080ddf
Additional files:
  • vf_tslocal.dll - Viewfinity Product Name
  • vf_rem.exe - Viewfinity Agent (Server for Agent-to-Agent communication)
  • vf_util.dll - Viewfinity Utilities Library (32-bit)
  • vf_gpext.dll - Viewfinity 4.2 (Viewfinity Group Policy Extension)
  • event_message_file.dll
  • vf_updater.exe - Viewfinity Updater
  • vftrace.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • vf_agent.exe runs as a service named 'Viewfinity Agent' (vf_agent) "Viewfinity Desktop Manager Agent".
  • vf_updater.exe runs as a service named 'Viewfinity Updater' (VF_Updater).

How do I remove Viewfinity Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Viewfinity 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 Viewfinity 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 Viewfinity 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 Viewfinity Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 13%
 
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 86.67%
Windows XP 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 80.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.26%
  Turkey 17.39%
  Germany 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.67%
Dell 26.67%
Lenovo 26.67%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8460p 13.33%
Dell Latitude E7440 13.33%
Dell Latitude E6430 6.67%
LENOVO 4518NV3 6.67%
LENOVO 438923U 6.67%
LENOVO 4180FR2 6.67%

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