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1% remove it99% keep it
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7.1.0 1.92%
7.0.200 1.92%
7.0.0 3.85%
6.5.100 32.69%
6.5.0 21.15%
6.1.0 11.54%
6.0.500 5.77%
6.0.100 15.38%
6.0.0 5.77%

1E Agent

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What is 1E Agent?  (from 1E)

1E WakeUp which is part of the 1E agent ensures that all PCs targeted for software distribution are turned on and ready to receive it, reducing the chance that a PC will miss a vital patch. Because you can guarantee that each PC will be available when it is needed, the total power consumption of the enterprise will b...  Read more


1E Agent is a program developed by 1E. The most used version is 6.5.100, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 11.44 MB (11,998,583 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 70% of users of 1E Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.1E.com
Help link: www.1E.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\1E\Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2264CE8E-5278-41D6-8039-B3B54E50BB0F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 1E Agent

  • 1Emsgrc.dll - 1E NightWatchman Server Edition (Event Message Module DLL for 1E NightWatchman Server Edition)
  • NWMScriptHelper.ocx - NWMScriptHelper Control Module
  • ActiveEfficiency.exe - ActiveEfficiency (ActiveEfficiency Agent)
  • ActiveEfficiency.Infrastructure.dll - ActiveEfficiency Agent Infrastructure
  • ActiveEfficiency.Message.dll - Event Message Module for ActiveEfficiency Agent
  • ActiveEfficiency.Plugin.Software.dll - ActiveEfficiency Software Asset Management plug-in
  • ActiveEfficiency.Services.dll - ActiveEfficiency Agent Services
  • AppClarity.SoftwareReclaimer.exe - 1E AppClarity (Software reclaimer tool for for 1E AppClarity)
  • NightWatchman.exe - NightWatchman (NightWatchman 6.5 command-line interface)
  • NwmBatteryOptimization.dll - Battery Optimization Plugin for NightWatchman
  • NwmCli.exe - NightWatchman 6.5 agent
  • NwmCMgr.dll - Microsoft ConfigMgr Plugin for NightWatchman
  • NwmItfPS.dll - NightWatchman 6.5 proxy/stub dll
  • NwmMWColl.dll - Maintenance Window Collections Plugin for NightWatchman
  • NwmPluginsPS.dll - NightWatchman 6.5 plugins proxy/stub dll
  • NwmReboot.dll - Reboot Plugin for NightWatchman
  • NwmSleepless.dll - Sleeplessness Plugin for NightWatchman
  • NwmSvc.exe - NightWatchman Service
  • NWMSysDialog.exe - NightWatchman Backup History and User Log
  • NwmUtilization.dll - Hardware Utilization Plugin for NightWatchman
  • TaskDialog.dll - TaskDialogXP (TaskDialog implementation for Windows XP)
  • HealthAgt.dll - 1E WakeUp (Client Health State Machine)
  • MgmtProviders.dll - Manageability Health Providers
  • OSProviders.dll - OS Health Test and Fix Providers
  • PdhAgt.dll - Performance Counter logger module for 1E WakeUp agent
  • WakeUpAgt.exe - Proxy agent service for 1E WakeUp
  • WMIProviders.dll
  • WSUSProviders.dll - WSUS Health Providers Functions
  • Providers.dll - WakeUp50 (Test and Fix Provider Exports)
  • HealthPrv.dll - WakeUp (WMI Provider for 1E WakeUp Computer Health)
  • HoursOnAgt.dll - Service that writes connectivity info to disk for 1E Health
  • HwInfoAgt.dll - Hardware Inventory module for 1E WakeUp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • NwmSvc.exe runs as a service named '1E NightWatchman' (NightWatchman) "Provides services which enable PC power management.".
  • WakeUpAgt.exe runs as a service named '1E WakeUp Agent' (WakeUpAgt) "Proxy agent service for 1E WakeUp".
  • ActiveEfficiency.exe runs as a service named '1E ActiveEfficiency Agent' (AEAgent) "Gathers data for the 1E ActiveEfficiency platform".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WakeUpAgt.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%programfiles%\1E\Agent\WakeUp\WakeUpAgt.exC:*:enableC:1E NightWatchman WakeUp'.

How do I remove 1E Agent?

Quickly and completely remove 1E Agent from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 1E 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 1E 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 1E Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.62%
Windows 10 9.62%
Windows XP 5.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 78.43%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 9.80%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Germany 11.43%
  India 4.29%
  Canada 4.29%
  Mexico 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Norway 1.43%
  IQ 1.43%
  Turkey 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.31%
Lenovo 42.31%
Hewlett-Packard 13.46%
Intel 1.92%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 990 6.00%
Dell Latitude E6430 4.00%
Dell Latitude E6410 4.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.00%
HP ProBook 6460b 4.00%
LENOVO 2347FF9 4.00%


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