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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.43 days
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Average installed length: 440.68 days

Digital Guardian Agent

What is Digital Guardian Agent?  (from Verdasys)

The Digital Guardian Agent is the only multi-function agent available that delivers policy driven data discovery, classification, monitoring and control. The Digital Guardian Agent also includes fully integrated policy driven file and email encryption. The Digital Guardian Agent is tamper-proof and can be made invisibl...  Read more


Digital Guardian Agent is a program developed by Verdasys. 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 27 files and is usually about 330.97 MB (347,045,477 bytes). DgUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 71% of users of Digital Guardian Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verdasys.com/products/integrated-architecture.html
Help link: verdasys.custhelp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DGAgent
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{26F100DF-A204-491D-A45B-A8BCFE4D7B98}\DGAgentSetup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 330.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Digital Guardian Agent

  • DgAgent.exe - Digital Guardian (DgAgent x86)
  • DGCI_ATTIVIO.DLL - DGCI_ATTIVIO Dynamic Link Library
  • DGCI2.dll - DgCI2 x86 Dynamic Link Library
  • DGCipher.exe - Digital Guardian File Cipher
  • DGCIVrfy.dll - DGCIVrfy Dynamic Link Library
  • DGClassify.dll - DGClassify Dynamic Link Library
  • DgClient.dll - DgClient Dynamic Link Library
  • DG-Diag.exe
  • DGImager.dll - DGImager Dynamic Link Library
  • DGImager64.dll
  • DgPrompt.exe - DgPrompt - Digital Guardian Agent Prompt Provider
  • DgRemed_WebPerformanceA.dll
  • DgRemed_WebPerformanceA64.dll
  • DgRemedAgentHelper.dll
  • DgRemediation.dll
  • DgRemediation64.dll
  • DgScan.exe - DgScan Windows Service
  • DgService.exe - DgService Windows Service
  • DgUpdate.exe - DgUpdate Application
  • InstallPlugins.exe
  • Stingray.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • DgService.exe runs as a service named 'Usage History Monitor' (DGService) "Usage History Monitor".
  • DgScan.exe runs as a service named 'Usage History Scanning Service' (DGScan) "Usage History Scanning Service".

How do I remove Digital Guardian Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Digital Guardian 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 Digital Guardian 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 Digital Guardian 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 Digital Guardian Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 26.67%
Windows Server 2003 6.67%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Austria 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%
  Switzerland 3.57%
  Germany 3.57%
  France 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Japan 3.57%
  Russia 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 61.54%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Lenovo 7.69%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8440p 14.29%
Dell Latitude E6420 14.29%
Dell Latitude E6410 7.14%
Dell Latitude E6400 7.14%
LENOVO 34602Z8 7.14%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 7.14%


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