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Should I remove LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,518
United States Rank #1,652
Reach 0.1571%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.32 days
422.53 days >
Average installed length: 222.01 days


2.2.100 63.16%
2.2.99 0.19%
2.2.98 14.95%
2.2.96 14.53%
2.2.95 7.17%

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LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem

What is LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

This is the software driver for the LSI PCI Soft Modem which is required to connect the device to the user's PC. Interface device with the memory required for receiving, transmitting, and buffering data sent between the host system (soft modem stack) and the DAA or line codec.


The most common release is 2.2.100, 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. 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 agr64svc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lsi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\agrsmdel

Program filesFiles installed by LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem

Program executable:agr64svc.exe
Name:LSI Soft Modem Call Progress Service
Path:C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem\agr64svc.exe
Additional files:
  • agrsmsvc.exe - LSI Soft Modem Call Progress Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • agr64svc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6BC571D4-6BF7-4188-8F96-51481E8F25FE}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • agrsmsvc.exe runs as a service named 'AgereModemAudio' (AgereModemAudio).
  • agr64svc.exe runs as a service named 'Agere Modem Call Progress Audio' (AgereModemAudio).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000168%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:209
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:717 KB
Total CPU:0.0009917467%
Kernel CPU:0.00051476%
User CPU:0.00047699%
CPU cycles/sec:334

How do I remove LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem?

You can uninstall LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem 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 LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem, 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 LSI PCI-SV92EX Soft Modem.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.15%
Windows Vista 13.98%
Windows 10 9.94%
Windows XP 0.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.35%
Windows 10 Home 6.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.21%
Windows 7 Professional 3.18%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.29%
  Canada 4.16%
  Mexico 0.51%
  Philippines 0.47%
  Thailand 0.35%
  Japan 0.29%
  PR 0.18%
  Italy 0.18%
  Colombia 0.14%
  Australia 0.12%
  Venezuela 0.12%
  Germany 0.12%
  Brazil 0.10%
  Chile 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 82.31%
Acer 16.57%
Dell 0.65%
Gateway 0.47%
Common models
Compaq-Presario AY030AA-A... 7.68%
Compaq-Presario NY540AA-A... 4.37%
eMachines EL1352 3.68%
HP-Pavilion NY545AA-ABA p... 3.50%
HP-Pavilion AY627AA-ABA a... 3.32%
HP-Pavilion NY799AA-ABA p... 3.17%

About (from LSI Corporation)

LSI designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing.
Publisher URL: www.lsi.com


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