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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,839
United States Rank #10,823
Reach 0.0278%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.14 days
564.56 days >
Average installed length: 296.63 days


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1.9.704.0 0.73%
1.9.702.0 0.55%
1.9.402.0 2.01% 0.18% 95.99% 0.18%

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AT&T Service Activation

What is AT&T Service Activation?

Provides software to activate and AT&T wireless device through the PC.


AT&T Service Activation is a software program developed by AT&T. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named ATTAgent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 8.51 MB (8,925,002 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 47% of users of AT&T Service Activation come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wireless.att.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AT&T\Service Activation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D81486A1-2371-4059-AC70-1AB894AC96E6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Service Activation

Program executable:ATTAgent.exe
Name:AT&T Modem Auto Activation Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\AT&T\Service Activation\ATTAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • ATTAgent.exe - AT&T Modem Auto Activation Agent
  • minib.dll (by SmithMicro) - Minibrowser Dynamic Link Library (Minib)
  • Maaa.dll (by SmithMicro) - SmithMicro Service Activation (3G device activation)
  • MaaaServer.dll - MaaaServ Dynamic Link Library
  • CAPDelayLauncher.exe - CAPDelayLauncher Application
  • QCWWAN.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API)
  • PRCApiCli.dll (by PCTEL) - PRCApiCli (RC Api Dll)
  • Diagnostic.dll (by Smith Micro Software) - WWAN SDK (SMSI WWAN SDK)
  • WwanCoreSdk.dll (by Smith Micro Software)
  • ConApps.dll - ConApps

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ATTAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AT&T Service Activation' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AT&T\Service Activation\ATTAgent.exe" HideUI=yes.

How do I remove AT&T Service Activation?

You can uninstall AT&T Service Activation 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 AT&T Service Activation, 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 AT&T Service Activation.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.18%
Windows 10 8.55%
Windows Vista 3.27%
Windows XP 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 63.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%
Windows Vista Business 2.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.96%
  Germany 10.22%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Canada 2.96%
  Japan 2.52%
  Israel 2.37%
  Taiwan 2.07%
  France 2.07%
  Switzerland 1.63%
  DK 1.48%
  Hong Kong 1.19%
  Czech Republic 1.19%
  Finland 1.04%
  Spain 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 95.39%
Dell 4.61%
Common models
LENOVO 28752NG 3.91%
LENOVO 4313CTO 3.52%
LENOVO 2522AC1 3.13%
LENOVO 2081CTO 3.13%
LENOVO 3249CTO 2.73%
LENOVO 2516CTO 2.73%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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