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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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2.1.16 27.27%
2.1.13 36.36%
2.0.3007 9.09%
2.0.39 18.18%
1.00.019 9.09%

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Check Point Identity Agent


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 30 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 8. While about 29% of users of Check Point Identity Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Poland.

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
  • 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 "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (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) 55%
Win 7 9%
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 63.64%
Windows 8 27.27%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8 Enterprise 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  India 28.57%
  Poland 14.29%
  Ecuador 7.14%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  Czech Republic 7.14%
  Italy 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT ... 10.00%
LENOVO 20ARS08Q00 10.00%
LENOVO 20384 10.00%
HP ProBook 640 G1 10.00%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite MT P... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 10.00%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

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


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