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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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2.1.4040 4.76%
2.1.4009 4.76%
2.1.16 19.05%
2.1.13 38.10%
2.0.8003 14.29%
2.0.3007 4.76%
2.0.39 9.52%
1.00.019 4.76%

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Check Point Identity Agent

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Check Point Identity Agent is a program developed by Check Point, Inc. The most used version is 2.1.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 31 files and is usually about 15.36 MB (16,102,941 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 22% of users of Check Point Identity Agent come from India, it is also popular in Singapore and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.checkpoint.com
Help link: supportcenter.checkpoint.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\checkpoint\Identity Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D93EC591-E758-486B-BB83-4559261F0C68}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Check Point Identity Agent

  • iaconfigtool.exe - IA Client Configuration Utility
  • swrapper.exe - Check Point Identity Agent (Check Point Identity Agent Setup Wrapper)
  • identityagent.exe - Identity Agent (Check Point Identity Agent)
  • madservice.exe - Check Point Managed Asset Detection
  • ptinst.exe - packet_tagging
  • ptinst_user64.exe
  • cpmsi_tool.exe - cpmsi_tool
  • ptdrv6.sys - packet_tagging6
  • ptdrv.sys
  • adcontroltool.exe
  • cli.exe
  • identityagentreloader.exe
  • manager.dll
  • setup.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • identityagent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Check Point Identity Agent.
  • madservice.exe runs as a service named 'Check Point Managed Asset Detection' (MADService) "Identity Agent Managed Asset Detection control service.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • identityagent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IdentityAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\Identity Agent\IdentityAgent.exe".

How do I remove Check Point Identity Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Check Point Identity Agent from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Check Point Identity 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Check Point Identity Agent, 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 Check Point Identity Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.38%
Windows 10 38.10%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.10%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.74% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 21.74%
  Singapore 17.39%
  United States 17.39%
  Poland 17.39%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Ecuador 4.35%
  Russia 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Czech Republic 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 5.56%
MSI 5.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 5.00%
LENOVO 3212D25 5.00%
HP HP EliteDesk 800 G2 TW... 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.00%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT ... 5.00%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.
Publisher URL: www.checkpoint.com


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