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Should I remove Intel Smart Connect Technology x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,491
United States Rank #3,067
Reach 0.1590%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.02 days
325.19 days >
Average installed length: 170.86 days


VersionDistribution 10.95% 60.17% 28.89%

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Intel Smart Connect Technology 4.1 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 4.1 x64 is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 14.8 MB (15,515,648 bytes). The installed file isctoutlookupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of Intel Smart Connect Technology x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) smart connect technology agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DF41FA5F-9BC2-4267-98FB-067BB22C7333}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.8 MB
Language: Polish (Poland)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Smart Connect Technology 4.1 x64

  • lserv.dll - Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology (Log Server)
  • remotewakeagentapi.dll - Intel Smart Connect Technology Always Reachable Application Interface
  • isctcontrol.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology (Intel® Smart Connect Technology Settings)
  • isctoutlookupdater.exe - Intel® Outlook Synchronizer
  • isctsystraycontextmenu.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology System Tray Notify Icon
  • iscttroubleshooter.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology Troubleshooter
  • isctwizard.exe - Intel® Smart Connect Technology Configuration Wizard
  • isctplatformcheck.dll - Intel Smart Connect Technology (Intel Smart Connect Technology Platform Check Module)
  • isctremotewake.dll - ISCT Always Reachable Module
  • isctnetdetect.dll - ISCT Net Detect Module
  • isctensdata.dll - ISCT ENS Module
  • isctsystray8.exe - ISCTsysTray (ISCT SysTray)
  • isctcontrol.resources.dll
  • isctsystraycontextmenu.resources.dll
  • iscttroubleshooter.resources.dll
  • isctwizard.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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • isctagent.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology Agent' (ISCTAgent) "Refreshes online content while system is asleep.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000706%
0.016088% 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 4.1 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 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.11%
Windows 7 27.83%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 32.56%
Windows 7 Professional 18.08%
Windows 8 11.34%
Windows 10 Home 8.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.05%
  Germany 4.35%
  Canada 3.21%
  Australia 3.03%
  France 3.00%
  United Kingdom 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Italy 1.29%
  Singapore 1.11%
  Norway 1.03%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Hong Kong 0.87%
  Brazil 0.87%
  DK 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 36.45%
ASUS 17.78%
Hewlett-Packard 17.69%
Acer 14.72%
Sony 4.95%
Dell 4.28%
Samsung 2.12%
Toshiba 2.03%
Common models
HP ENVY TS m6 Sleekbook 10.51%
ASUSTeK Q501LA 6.97%
LENOVO 20309 6.57%
Acer Aspire M5-583P 5.81%
Acer Aspire S7-392 3.74%
LENOVO 20270 3.43%

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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