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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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1st Security Agent


1st Security Agent is a program developed by Ixis Research. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 3 files and is usually about 4.82 MB (5,053,768 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 32% of users of 1st Security Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softheap.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\1st security agent
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\1st Security Agent\newadmin.exe" uninstall
Estimated size: 4.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 1st Security Agent

  • newadmin.exe
  • newlock.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • newlock.exe runs as a service named 'DeskSaverService' (DeskSaverService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • newlock.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '00saskda' which loads as "C:\Program Files\1st Security Agent\newlock.exe" saskda.

How do I remove 1st Security Agent?

You can uninstall 1st 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 1st Security Agent, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 1st Security Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.94%
Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 10 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.41%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.82%
  Germany 13.64%
  France 9.09%
  Iran 9.09%
  BO 4.55%
  DZ 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  India 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Philippines 4.55%
  Saudi Arabia 4.55%
  SD 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 15.38%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
Intel 15.38%
ASUS 15.38%
Lenovo 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Common models
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