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Should I remove KBOX Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #35,904
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 204.67 days
1059.96 days >
Average installed length: 556.93 days


5.1.38724 34.78%
5.1.33668 21.74%
5.1.31821 34.78%
5.1.31311 8.70%

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KBOX Agent

What is KBOX Agent?  (from Dell)

The KBOX™ asset management system from KACE can track IT assets throughout their lifecycles without the cost and complexity of traditional software solutions. KBOX from KACE uses an appliance-based architecture to help simplify ongoing management of distributed systems, enabling IT organizations to increase efficiencie...  Read more


KBOX Agent is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 5.1.38724, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 26 files and is usually about 14.75 MB (15,463,319 bytes). KUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 84% of users of KBOX Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kace.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kace\kbox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\KACE\KBOX\kinstaller.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 14.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by KBOX Agent

  • CheckVersion.exe - KACE Management Appliance (CheckVersion)
  • KAgentCommon.dll - KAgentCommon
  • KBotsEngine.dll - KBotsEngine
  • KBOXClient.exe - KBClient
  • KBOXSMMPService.exe - AMP Service
  • KBOXUserExtension.exe - KBOXUserExtension Application
  • KBScriptRunner.exe - KBScriptRunner
  • kinstaller.exe - KInstaller
  • KScriptWin.exe - KScriptWin
  • KUpdater.exe - KUpdater
  • kuptime.dll - Uptime Utility
  • pluginDesktopAlerts.dll - Desktop Alerts
  • pluginRunProcess.dll - Run Process
  • pluginWeb.dll - Web
  • runkbot.exe - runkbot
  • SMMPKickstart.exe - Client Service Starter
  • BackgroundCopyManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library BackgroundCopyManager
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 1.1)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • KBOXSMMPService.exe runs as a service named 'KBOX SMMP Management Service' (KBOXSMMP) "Manages the KBOX Agent Technology.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KBOXUserExtension.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KBOXUserExtension' which loads as "C:\Program Files\KACE\KBOX\KBOXUserExtension.exe".

How do I remove KBOX Agent?

You can uninstall KBOX 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 KBOX 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 KBOX Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 10 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.96%
Windows XP 8.70%
Windows 10 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 43.48%
Windows 7 Enterprise 34.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.78%
  Canada 5.41%
  Singapore 2.70%
  India 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 81.82%
Lenovo 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6400 13.64%
Dell Latitude E6320 4.55%
Dell Latitude E5520 4.55%
Dell Latitude E5440 4.55%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 4.55%
ASUSTeK CM5571 4.55%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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