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Should I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,523
United States Rank #3,477
Reach 0.1569%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.77 days
524.27 days >
Average installed length: 275.47 days


2.0.1083.0 90.85%
2.0.1069.0 1.42%
2.0.1051.0 1.42%
2.0.989.0 0.78%
2.0.871.0 5.53%

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Intel Smart Connect Technology 2.0 x64

What is Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?  (from Intel)

With IntelĀ® Smart Connect Technology,1 stay current with automatic, no-wait updates to your e-mail, social networks, news, and more. While your system is in standby, it will periodically wake up to update the applications that are open. When you return to your system and open the lid, the latest content will be at your...  Read more


Intel Smart Connect Technology 2.0 x64 is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is 2.0.1083.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 16 files and is usually about 6.24 MB (6,545,408 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/smart-connect-technology.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) smart connect technology agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D1B033E8-A077-4B0D-9831-5798E19E861E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Smart Connect Technology 2.0 x64

  • isctcontrol.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology (Intel® Smart Connect Technology Configuration)
  • lserv.dll - Intel® WiDi (WiDi LServer)
  • isctcontrol.resources.dll
  • packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Professional (WPRO_41_2001) (packet.dll Wrapper Dynamic Link Library)
  • wpcap.dll (by CACE Technologies) - wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)
  • isctconnect.dll - ISCT Connect Dynamic Link Library
  • isctagent.exe - ISCT Agent Application
  • networkheuristic.dll - NetworkH Application
  • isctnetdetect.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • isctagent.exe runs as a service named 'ISCT Always Updated Agent' (ISCTAgent) "Refreshes online content while system is asleep.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002769291%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013846%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013846%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,542
8,062,084 average
I/O writes/min:36 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

You can uninstall Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 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 Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology 2.0 x64, 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 Intel Smart Connect Technology x64.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.04%
Windows 10 10.92%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.90%
Windows 7 Professional 18.41%
Windows 10 Home 4.31%
Windows 10 Pro 2.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.39%
  Germany 6.50%
  Australia 4.04%
  United Kingdom 3.63%
  Italy 3.16%
  France 2.45%
  Canada 2.14%
  Taiwan 2.01%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Spain 1.67%
  Japan 1.36%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Finland 1.15%
  Israel 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.45%
ASUS 20.60%
Dell 16.33%
Acer 14.04%
Alienware 0.72%
Samsung 0.72%
Lenovo 0.48%
MSI 0.42%
Common models
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 24.34%
HP ENVY 4 Notebook PC 17.13%
Dell Dell System XPS L3... 15.54%
MSI MS-7751 4.59%
HP ENVY 6 Notebook PC 4.40%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 3.84%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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