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Should I remove Cisco Agent Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,673
United States Rank #15,795
Reach 0.0063%


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66.1.54 12.50% 10.23% 4.55% 3.41% 13.64% 1.14% 1.14%

Cisco Agent Desktop


Cisco Agent Desktop is a software program developed by Calabrio. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 170 files and is usually about 56.51 MB (59,257,917 bytes). The installed file SplkUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Cisco Agent Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: calabrio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{191799F5-9B63-479F-91E1-33569ADD5053}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 56.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Agent Desktop

  • AgentWF.dll - Quality Management (AgentWF)
  • SplkUpdate.dll - SplkUpdate
  • SQMContactXMLParser.dll - SQMContactXMLParser
  • sqmservice.exe - SqmService
  • SQMUpload.dll - SQMUpload
  • UploadClient.dll - UploadClient
  • VoiceRecorder.dll - VoiceRecorder
  • ASPLib.dll - ASPLib
  • EditWmaTag.exe
  • QmDump.exe - SplkDump.exe
  • SplkSecurity.dll - SplkSecurity Dynamic Link Library
  • SplkSocket.dll - SplkSocket Dynamic Link Library
  • SplkStd.dll - SplkStd Dynamic Link Library
  • Wav2Wma.exe - Wav2Wma Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sqmservice.exe runs as a service named 'Monitoring and Recording Desktop Recording Service' (ciCqmRecord).

How do I remove Cisco Agent Desktop?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.55%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows XP 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.36%
Windows 7 Enterprise 34.09%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Italy 2.17%
  Australia 1.45%
  Singapore 1.45%
  United Arab Emirates 1.45%
  Canada 1.45%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  RS 0.72%
  Finland 0.72%
  India 0.72%
  Portugal 0.72%
  Malaysia 0.72%
  Honduras 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.12%
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Lenovo 15.85%
Acer 7.32%
Toshiba 4.88%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 3.45%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.45%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.30%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.30%
Dell OptiPlex 320 ... 2.30%
Dell OptiPlex 760 2.30%


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