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Should I remove Agere Systems HDA Modem?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #4,317
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.74 days
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Average installed length: 135.43 days

Agere Systems HDA Modem

What is Agere Systems HDA Modem?

This is the required driver used to connect the Agere Systems HDA Modem to the user's PC.


Agere Systems HDA Modem is a software program developed by LSI. 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 agrsmdel.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 60% of users of Agere Systems HDA Modem come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lsi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\agrsmdel

Program filesFiles installed by Agere Systems HDA Modem

Program executable:agrsmdel.exe
Additional files:
  • agr64svc.exe - LSI Soft Modem Call Progress Service
  • agrsmsvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • agrsmsvc.exe runs as a service named 'AgereModemAudio' (AgereModemAudio).
  • agr64svc.exe runs as a service named 'Agere Modem Call Progress Audio' (AgereModemAudio).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000168%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:209
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:717 KB
Total CPU:0.0009917467%
Kernel CPU:0.00051476%
User CPU:0.00047699%
CPU cycles/sec:334

How do I remove Agere Systems HDA Modem?

You can uninstall Agere Systems HDA Modem 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 Agere Systems HDA Modem, 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 Agere Systems HDA Modem.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 76.30%
Windows XP 13.26%
Windows 7 8.98%
Windows 10 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 51.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.82%
Windows Vista Business 11.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.40%
  Canada 3.10%
  Australia 3.00%
  United Kingdom 2.87%
  Italy 2.55%
  France 2.32%
  Netherlands 1.91%
  Germany 1.91%
  Sweden 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%
  Czech Republic 0.91%
  Mexico 0.86%
  Brazil 0.73%
  Finland 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 94.75%
Acer 3.52%
ASUS 1.05%
Dell 0.49%
Toshiba 0.06%
Sahara 0.06%
Lenovo 0.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.96%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 14.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.87%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 6.85%
HP Compaq 6720s 4.07%
HP 550 2.92%

About (from LSI Corporation)

LSI designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing.
Publisher URL: www.lsi.com


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