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Should I remove Garmin ANT Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,674
United States Rank #6,425
Reach 0.0841%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.56 days
606.65 days >
Average installed length: 318.75 days


2.3.4 78.09%
2.3.3 14.42%
2.3.2 3.68%
2.2.17 0.48%
2.2.15 1.75%
2.2.13 0.30%
2.2.11 0.66%
2.2.9 0.24%
2.2.7 0.36%

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Garmin ANT Agent

What is Garmin ANT Agent?  (from Garmin)

Garmin ANT Agent allows you to transfer fitness data from compatible Garmin ANT devices to and from your computer. Garmin ANT Agent detects any paired Garmin devices in range and automatically downloads fitness data to your computer and transfers the data to Garmin Connect.


Garmin ANT Agent is a software program developed by Garmin. The most common release is 2.3.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 9.09 MB (9,527,296 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Garmin ANT Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www8.garmin.com/fitness/ant_product_page.jsp
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\garmin\usb_drivers\antusbstick2
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B6D17D97-44CE-402E-BBF2-B38492CBFED7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin ANT Agent

  • libusb0.sys (by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net) - LibUSB-Win32 - Kernel Driver
  • libusb0_x64.sys (by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net)
  • libusb0.dll - LibUSB-Win32 - DLL
  • libusb0_x64.dll

How do I remove Garmin ANT Agent?

You can uninstall Garmin ANT 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Garmin ANT Agent, 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 Garmin ANT Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.03%
Windows 10 24.26%
Windows Vista 7.18%
Windows XP 4.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.89%
Windows 7 Professional 13.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.96%
Windows 8.1 7.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.97%
  Germany 7.34%
  France 6.86%
  United Kingdom 6.49%
  Canada 4.12%
  Italy 3.01%
  Australia 2.80%
  Sweden 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.75%
  Norway 2.69%
  Belgium 2.59%
  DK 2.48%
  Brazil 1.90%
  Spain 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.90%
Hewlett-Packard 24.41%
Acer 14.47%
ASUS 9.84%
Samsung 6.59%
Toshiba 4.53%
Lenovo 2.85%
Intel 2.07%
Medion 1.87%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Apple 0.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.85%
Dell XPS 8300 2.07%
ASUSTeK UX31E 2.07%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.81%

About Garmin

Garmin develops consumer, aviation, and marine software/hardware products for the GPS.
Publisher URL: www.garmin.com


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