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United States Rank #33,201
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.55 days
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Average installed length: 318.54 days


VersionDistribution 48.57% 17.14% 20.00% 14.29%

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Lumension EMSS Agent

What is Lumension EMSS Agent?  (from Lumension)

Lumension┬« Endpoint Management and Security Suite is an agile solution suite that reduces complexity for both security and IT operations teams, optimizes TCO, improves visibility and delivers control back to IT. Reduces complexity and TCO via an agile, single console, single agent, single server architecture that can m...  Read more


Lumension EMSS Agent is a software program developed by Lumension. 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 60 files and is usually about 11.67 MB (12,239,294 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 72% of users of Lumension EMSS Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.lumension.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lumension\LEMSSAgent\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lumension\LEMSSAgent\epsuninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 11.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lumension EMSS Agent

  • Call32.exe - Lumension(R) Endpoint Management and Security Suite Agent (Call32 EXE)
  • epsctrl.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, EPSCTRL Application
  • LMCrypt.dll - Lumension LMCrypt
  • LMUninstallUtil.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, LMUninstall Utility
  • pugixml-vc90-32.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, C++ XML processing library
  • pugixml-vc90-64.dll
  • utfconverter.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, utfconve Application
  • BinFileHandler.dll - Lumension(R) Endpoint Management and Security Suite (Lumension EMSS Agent, Binary File Handler)
  • BridgeHandler.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Patch Bridge Module
  • CommController.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Communications Module
  • CoreUISvc.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, CoreUISvc Module
  • epsuninstall.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, Uninstall Application
  • Hardening.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Hardening Module
  • HostManager.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Host Process Manager
  • LMCryptoWrap-vc90-32.dll - LM Crypto Wrap
  • LMHost.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, LMHost Application
  • LogHandler.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Log Handler Module
  • LogMgrModule.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, AppControl LogMgr
  • MessageBroker.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Message Broker Dynamic Link Library
  • PackageHandler.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Package Handler Module
  • PolicyController.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Policy Module
  • ProcessMonitor.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Process Monitor Module
  • Registration.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Registration Module
  • ren_messagebroker.dll
  • ren_rlogger.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Logger Dynamic Link Library
  • rlogger.dll
  • Scheduler.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, Scheduler Module
  • WInvCollection.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, WInvColl Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceMonitor.exe - Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite (DeviceMonitor removes LESClient for LEMSS)
  • LM.EPS.DeviceControl.dll - LM.EPS.DeviceControl.dll is an addon for LEMSS
  • AppControlModule.dll - Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite (Lumension EMSS Agent, Application Control Module)
  • AppControlNotification.exe - AppControl Notification
  • AppControlScan.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, Application Control Scan
  • AppDiscoveryProcess.exe - Lumension EMSS Agent, Application Discovery
  • LM.EPS.PowerMgmt.dll - PowerMgmt for LMAgent EPS Module
  • LM.EPS.VirusScanner-vc90Win32.dll - Lumension EMSS Agent, AntiVirus Scanner
  • LM.EPS.VirusScanner-vc90x64.dll
  • LCK.dll - Lumension Endpoint Security (LCK)
  • LCK64.dll
  • plagentutility.exe - Utility Helper for MSI
  • LMAgent.exe - Lumension EMSS (Lumension EMSS Agent Based Executable)
  • StopStartLMA.exe - Lumension EMSS StopStartLMA Application
  • unregendpoint.exe - Lumension EMSS Unregister Utility Base Executable
  • stopagent.exe
  • tinyxml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LMAgent.exe runs as a service named 'LEMSS Agent' (LEMSS Agent) "Agent service for the Security Management Platform used to manage license modules and secure all communication with the server.".

How do I remove Lumension EMSS Agent?

You can uninstall Lumension EMSS 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 Lumension EMSS 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 Lumension EMSS Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.86%
Windows 10 11.43%
Windows XP 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.12%
Windows 7 Enterprise 41.18%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.82%
Windows 8 Pro 2.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.00%
  Germany 6.00%
  India 4.00%
  Indonesia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  IS 4.00%
  Hong Kong 2.00%
  Qatar 2.00%
  Malaysia 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 62.50%
Hewlett-Packard 21.88%
Lenovo 6.25%
Alienware 3.13%
Sahara 3.13%
Intel 3.13%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 14.71%
Dell Latitude E6530 8.82%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 AIO 5.88%
ACER ASM5630/ASM3630/VTM4... 5.88%
Dell Latitude E6420 5.88%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.94%


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