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Should I remove Agent Dell KACE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%


5.5.30275 30.00%
5.5.25198 40.00%
5.4.10622 20.00%
5.4.5315 10.00%

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Agent Dell KACE

What is Agent Dell KACE?  (from Dell)

The K1000 agent architecture is designed to keep deployment and maintenance costs to a minimum. A single, integrated agent supports all of the K1000 functionality, which speeds deployment. Agentless scanning is used to speed the initial deployment of the K1000 agent by identifying all available systems for agent instal...  Read more


Agent Dell KACE is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 5.5.25198, 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 35 files and is usually about 13.95 MB (14,627,328 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 60% of users of Agent Dell KACE come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: www.kace.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dell\kace
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{19C7CF38-2785-452C-859F-FCAC2382A363}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.95 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Agent Dell KACE

  • ampagent.exe - KACE Agent (AMP Service)
  • ampkickstart.exe - AMPKickstart
  • amptools.exe - AMPTools
  • kacecredentialprovider64.dll - KACE Credential Provider
  • kcopy.exe - KCopy
  • kdeploy.exe - KDeploy
  • kinventory.exe - KInventory
  • klaunch.exe - KLaunch
  • klaunchsvc.exe - KLaunchSvc
  • kswmetersvc.exe - KSWMeterSvc
  • kuseralert.exe - KUserAlert
  • kuseralertlang_de-de.dll
  • kuseralertlang_es-es.dll
  • kuseralertlang_es-la.dll
  • kuseralertlang_fr-fr.dll
  • kuseralertlang_it-it.dll
  • kuseralertlang_ja-jp.dll
  • kuseralertlang_pt-br.dll
  • kuseralertlang_zh-cn.dll
  • kuseralertlang_zh-tw.dll
  • plugindesktopalerts.dll - Desktop Alerts
  • pluginrunprocess.dll - Run Process
  • pluginweb.dll - Web
  • runkbot.exe - runkbot
  • inventory.exe (by Dell Inc) - Inventory (Inventory Application for x64 Platform)
  • mobileappinfo.dll - eSMART Agent (Mobile App Info DLL (Captures/Returns Mobile App Informations))
  • asmmemory.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • kswmetersvc.exe runs as a service named 'Dell KACE Software Meter' (Dell KACE Software Meter) "Manages the Dell KACE Software Meter application".
  • ampagent.exe runs as a service named 'Dell KACE Agent' (AMPAgent) "Manages connections between agent and server.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • kinventory.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Dell\KACE\KInventory.exC: Inventory'.
  • ampagent.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Dell\KACE\AMPAgent.exC: Agent'.

How do I remove Agent Dell KACE?

Quickly and completely remove Agent Dell KACE from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Agent Dell KACE 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 Agent Dell KACE, 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 Agent Dell KACE.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Server 2003 10%
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 80.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Server 2003 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 60.00%
  United States 33.33%
  Canada 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 70.00%
Intel 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 20.00%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 20.00%
Dell Latitude 6430U 10.00%
Dell XPS 8300 10.00%
HP EliteBook 2570p 10.00%
Dell OptiPlex 790 10.00%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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