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Should I remove Vz In Home Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,833
United States Rank #1,073
Reach 0.2765%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.33 days
953.63 days >
Average installed length: 501.06 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.03.72 0.22%
8.03.71 16.82%
8.03.67 0.17%
8.03.66 3.99%
8.03.62 0.51%
8.03.61 11.19%
8.03.54 1.24%
8.03.53 25.31%
8.03.51 0.22%
8.03.42 0.34%
8.03.41 4.84%
8.03.26 0.22%
8.03.25 10.85%
8.02.28 0.11%
8.02.27 2.81%
8.02.24 0.06%
8.02.23 2.59%
8.01.18 0.11%
8.01.17 1.29%
7.09.13 0.11%
7.09.12 0.96%
7.08.22 1.07%
7.07.03 0.96%
7.07.02 3.32%
7.06.10 0.51%
7.06.04 1.41%
7.05.11 0.56%
7.05.06 0.11%
7.05.03 0.67%
7.04.14 0.39%
7.04.11 0.39%
7.03.32 1.63%
7.03.31 0.39%
7.02.13 0.39%
7.02.12 1.46%
7.01.20 1.57%
5.0213 0.17%
5.0207 0.39%
5.04.27 0.06%
5.04.16 0.17%
5.03.18 0.06%
5.03.12 0.06%
5.03.08 0.06%
5.03.06 0.22%

Typically installed together

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Vz In Home Agent

What is Vz In Home Agent?  (from Verizon)

In-Home Agent is a PC application that provides you with fast, easy solutions for common FiOS & High Speed Internet questions. It's 24/7 support at the click of your mouse! In-Home Agent, best used on your Home PC, provides step by step guided help to manage your FiOS or High Speed Internet service. FiOS TV: program yo...  Read more

Overview

Vz In Home Agent is a software program developed by Verizon. The most common release is 8.03.53, 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 programs's main executable is Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 35.09 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 114 files and is usually about 48.24 MB (50,584,371 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 100% of users of Vz In Home Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verizon\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{07FF08D2-C0CD-4B02-B9A6-E2E7E5762AA9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 48.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vz In Home Agent

Program executable:Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe
Name:IHA_MessageCenter
Signed by:Verizon Data Services LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\Verizon\IHA_MessageCenter\Bin\Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe
MD5:23e1bcadabe423c35c19bbdff10cce6d
Part of the Verizon In Home Agent. In-Home Agent is a PC application that provides you with solutions for common FiOS & High Speed Internet questions.
Additional files:
  • Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe - IHA_MessageCenter
  • ConnWizard.dll - Vz In-Home Agent
  • iSupport.exe - Vz In Home Agent
  • USB_PC2.exe - VZ In-Home Agent (USB_PC2)
  • VzDisplayAgent2.exe - VzDisplayAgent2
  • LibDataWizard.dll - LibDataWizard
  • VzDetectAgent.exe - VzDetectAgent
  • IHAMCNotify.exe - IHAMCNotify
  • runrrfromcd.exe - RunRRFromCD
  • ihafixinet.exe - IHAFixInet
  • ihainstall.exe - ihainstall
  • cwrouters.dll - CWRouters
  • cwsetenv.exe - CWSetEnv
  • vzihaum.exe - iSupport
  • libihs.dll - LibIHS
  • IHA.exe - IHA
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe runs as a service named 'IHA_MessageCenter' (IHA_MessageCenter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Verizon_IHAMessageCenter.exe
Memory:35.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0486626431%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02320608%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02545656%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:282,359
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:1
70 average
I/O reads/min:8.28 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:522 Bytes
105.02 KB average
iSupport.exe
Memory:51.83 MB
Total CPU:0.2188241931%
Kernel CPU:0.06783530%
User CPU:0.15098889%
Switches/sec:28

How do I remove Vz In Home Agent?

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  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 Vz In Home 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 Vz In Home Agent.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.89%
Windows Vista 19.74%
Windows XP 12.09%
Windows 8 4.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 7.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.94%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.74%
  Canada 0.10%
  Spain 0.03%
  Croatia 0.03%
  Indonesia 0.03%
  Mexico 0.03%
  NG 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.44%
Hewlett-Packard 32.89%
Toshiba 8.70%
Acer 7.13%
GIGABYTE 3.07%
ASUS 2.32%
Intel 1.82%
Lenovo 1.49%
Gateway 1.24%
Sahara 0.99%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.79%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.64%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.64%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.74%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.44%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com

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