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Should I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,782
United States Rank #6,149
Reach 0.1105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.55 days
252.35 days >
Average installed length: 132.59 days


VersionDistribution 9.48% 51.35% 38.14% 0.47% 0.56%

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Intel Smart Connect Technology 3.0 x64

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

With Intel® 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 3.0 x64 is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, 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 19 files and is usually about 12.09 MB (12,673,024 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

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{DE788AD4-F7CE-4995-ADF8-56174A7B613C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Smart Connect Technology 3.0 x64

  • isctcontrol.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology (Intel® Smart Connect Technology Settings)
  • isctsystray.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology System Tray Notify Icon
  • isctwizard.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology Configuration Wizard
  • lserv.dll - Log Server
  • isctnetdetect.dll - ISCT Net Detect Module
  • isctcontrol.resources.dll
  • isctsystray.resources.dll
  • isctwizard.resources.dll
  • packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Professional (WPRO_41_2001) (packet.dll Wrapper Dynamic Link Library)
  • isctconnect.dll - ISCT Connect Dynamic Link Library
  • isctremotewake.dll - ISCT Always Reachable Module
  • isctagent.exe - ISCT Agent Application
  • networkheuristic.dll - NetworkH Application
  • remotewakeagentapi.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:34.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002511741%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00008213%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016905%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,420,872
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:450 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.71 MB
Total CPU:0.0003233886%
Kernel CPU:0.00010835%
User CPU:0.00021504%
CPU cycles/sec:1,768,272
I/O reads/min:3.03 KB
I/O writes/min:129 Bytes

How do I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology 3.0 x64 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology 3.0 x64, 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 Intel Smart Connect Technology x64.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.58%
Windows 7 32.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 19.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.37%
Windows 8 9.90%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.62%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  France 6.27%
  Canada 4.24%
  Germany 4.01%
  Italy 2.61%
  Netherlands 2.57%
  Brazil 2.43%
  Australia 2.07%
  Belgium 1.98%
  Poland 1.98%
  Sweden 1.85%
  Mexico 1.49%
  New Zealand 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.49%
Dell 24.60%
ASUS 9.18%
Acer 5.65%
MSI 1.76%
Lenovo 0.51%
Alienware 0.22%
Samsung 0.15%
Common models
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 13.02%
Dell XPS 12 9Q23 9.76%
MSI MS-7758 8.81%
MSI MS-7788 6.62%
MSI MS-7752 5.44%
MSI MS-7751 5.44%

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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