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Should I remove AccessData Enterprise Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #28,389
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VersionDistribution 3.03% 6.06% 3.03% 15.15% 3.03% 3.03% 12.12%
4.5.3 6.06%
4.2.2 3.03%
3.2.3 39.39%
3.1.2 3.03%
3.0.2 3.03%

AccessData Enterprise Agent

What is AccessData Enterprise Agent?  (from AccessData)

AccessData┬« Enterprise takes network-enabled digital investigations to the next level. Built on our industry-standard, court-accepted Forensic Toolkit┬« technology, AD Enterprise delivers state-of-the-art incident response and deep dive analysis of both volatile and static data. An intuitive incident response console, s...  Read more


AccessData Enterprise Agent is a software program developed by AccessData. The most common release is 3.2.3, 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 agentcore.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 4.87 MB (5,109,301 bytes). 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 91% of users of AccessData Enterprise Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.accessdata.com/products/digital-forensics/ad-enterprise
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AccessData\Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0ADB4ED4-61E5-4325-A832-20753FBF466A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AccessData Enterprise Agent

Program executable:agentcore.exe
Name:AccessData Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\AccessData\Agent\agentcore.exe
Additional files:
  • adtz_globals.dll - adtz_globals Dynamic Link Library
  • ad_globals.dll - ad_globals Dynamic Link Library
  • adshdll.dll - adshdll Dynamic Link Library
  • ad_log.dll - ad_log Dynamic Link Library
  • fipscomm.dll - FIPS module (AccessData FIPS)
  • adepoplugin.dll - adepoplu Dynamic Link Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • agtskhlp.dll
  • boost_date_time-vc100-mt-1_49.dll
  • boost_filesystem-vc100-mt-1_49.dll
  • boost_system-vc100-mt-1_49.dll
  • boost_thread-vc100-mt-1_49.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • agentcore.exe runs as a service named 'AgentService' (AgentService) "AccessData Agent Services".

How do I remove AccessData Enterprise Agent?

You can uninstall AccessData Enterprise 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 AccessData Enterprise 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 AccessData Enterprise Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 94%
Win 10 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.94%
Windows XP 3.03%
Windows 10 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 84.85%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%
Windows 10 Enterprise 201... 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  Germany 3.64%
  India 1.82%
  Poland 1.82%
  UA 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.58%
Dell 30.30%
Lenovo 12.12%
Common models
HP Compaq 6000 Pro SFF PC 9.09%
Dell Latitude E6420 9.09%
HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF 6.06%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 6.06%
HP ProBook 6475b 6.06%
HP ProBook 640 G1 6.06%


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