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Should I remove Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #5,110
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Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem

What is Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

This is the required driver used to connect the Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem to the user's PC.


Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is agr64svc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 974.67 KB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 11.74 MB (12,309,541 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lsi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\agrsmdel
Estimated size: 11.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem

Program executable:agr64svc.exe
Name:Agere Soft Modem Call Progress Service
Path:C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem\agr64svc.exe
Additional files:
  • agrsmsvc.exe - LSI Soft Modem Call Progress Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • agr64svc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6BC571D4-6BF7-4188-8F96-51481E8F25FE}' (runs on registration).
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:974.67 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000085232%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000413%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000439%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:235
8,062,084 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 PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

You can uninstall Agere Systems PCI-SV92EX Soft 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 PCI-SV92EX Soft 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 PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem.

Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 75.74%
Windows 7 20.56%
Windows 10 2.22%
Windows XP 1.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 72.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.23%
Windows 10 Home 1.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.12%
  Canada 3.93%
  Mexico 0.98%
  Thailand 0.27%
  Colombia 0.27%
  Australia 0.27%
  Argentina 0.27%
  United Arab Emirates 0.18%
  Kuwait 0.09%
  New Zealand 0.09%
  Venezuela 0.09%
  Japan 0.09%
  Philippines 0.09%
  PR 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 87.87%
Acer 11.08%
Gateway 0.60%
Dell 0.45%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY429AA-ABA p... 12.80%
HP-Pavilion NY428AA-ABA p... 9.60%
HP-Pavilion KY818AA-ABA s... 6.40%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 5.79%
HP-Pavilion NP187AA-ABA s... 5.64%
Gateway SX2800 5.49%

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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