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Should I remove Heimdal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,586
United States Rank #12,983
Reach 0.0456%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.08 days
297.26 days >
Average installed length: 156.19 days


VersionDistribution 0.33% 19.38% 7.57% 6.46% 14.48% 12.58% 4.23% 0.22% 0.22% 5.12% 4.57% 1.45% 0.78% 0.45% 0.11% 0.11% 1.00% 5.90% 4.34% 2.23% 4.45% 0.56% 0.11% 0.67% 1.56% 0.33% 0.11% 0.22% 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
0.5.10526.485 0.11%



Heimdal is a software program developed by CSIS Security Group. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named heimdalagent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,975,752 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 Heimdal come from DK, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.csis.dk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\heimdal\client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Heimdal\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 2.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Heimdal

Program executable:heimdalagent.exe
Name:Heimdal Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\heimdal\client\heimdalagent.exe
Additional files:
  • Agent.Boot.exe - Heimdal Agent (Agent.Boot)
  • Agent.Core.dll - AgentCore
  • CSIS.DownloadManager.Lib.dll - CSIS.DownloadManager.Lib
  • Csis.Utilities.dll - Heimdal.Common
  • TransparentTrackbar.dll - TransparentTrackbar
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.CryptoExt)
  • SystemWrapper.dll - .NET SystemWrapper (SystemWrapper)
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • Castle.Core.dll (by Castle Project) - Castle.Core (Castle.Core 3.2.0 for .NETFramework v4.0 Client Profile)
  • Keyczar.dll - Keyczar (Keyczar dotnet)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile)
  • Agent.Core.XmlSerializers.dll
  • Csis.Utilities.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HeimdalAgent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CFFCFBAB-ECBF-4EB3-B016-E9AB783AED41}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HeimdalAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Heimdal.

How do I remove Heimdal?

You can uninstall Heimdal 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 Heimdal, 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 Heimdal.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 34.33%
Windows Vista 6.22%
Windows XP 3.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.23%
Windows 8.1 15.64%
Windows 7 Professional 8.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.80% of installs come from DK
Which countries install it?
  DK 38.80%
  United States 23.63%
  Germany 15.79%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  Netherlands 2.58%
  Norway 2.17%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Finland 1.14%
  Austria 1.03%
  Canada 0.83%
  France 0.72%
  Switzerland 0.62%
  Brazil 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.29%
Acer 21.25%
Dell 12.67%
Medion 10.92%
ASUS 7.99%
Toshiba 6.63%
Samsung 3.70%
Lenovo 2.53%
Intel 1.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.23%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.83%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%

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