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7% remove it93% keep it
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MED-V Host Agent

What is MED-V Host Agent?  (from Microsoft)

MED-V 2.0 is based on an application model, where the same methods that you use to deploy applications can be used to deploy and manage MED-V. A deployed MED-V solution includes two components: the MED-V Host Agent and Guest Agent. The MED-V Host Agent is installed on the Windows 7 desktop and the MED-V Guest Agent is ...  Read more


MED-V Host Agent is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 2.0.675.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named MedvHost.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 7.22 MB (7,568,318 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of MED-V Host Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: www.microsoft.com/medv
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DA224296-8F02-40EF-A2A9-CC7E79EB5776}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MED-V Host Agent

Program executable:MedvHost.exe
Name:Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization Host Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization\MedvHost.exe
Additional files:
  • MedvEventLogCategories.dll - Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
  • MedvEventLogMessages.dll
  • MedvHost.exe - Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization Host Agent
  • MedvWmi.dll - MedvWmi
  • Microsoft.Medv.Administration.Configuration.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Administration.Configuration.Polling.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Diagnostics.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Fts.HostGuestCommon.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Host.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Remoting.dll - Microsoft.Medv.Remoting
  • Microsoft.Medv.Resource.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Resources.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.ServiceFW.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Setup.Common.dll
  • Microsoft.Medv.Utilities.dll
  • TroubleShooting.dll - TroubleShooting
  • Microsoft.Medv.DeferredCustomActions.CA.dll - Windows Installer XML (DTF Self-Extracting Custom Action)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MedvHost.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MedvHost' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization\MedvHost.exe".

How do I remove MED-V Host Agent?

Quickly and completely remove MED-V Host Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MED-V Host 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MED-V Host Agent, 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 MED-V Host Agent.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  South Africa 12.50%
  India 12.50%
  Brazil 6.25%
  Australia 6.25%
  New Zealand 6.25%
  Malaysia 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.45%
Lenovo 45.45%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5430 vPro 18.18%
LENOVO 4236J74 9.09%
LENOVO 4236J64 9.09%
LENOVO 2349UQ5 9.09%
LENOVO 2349SJC 9.09%
LENOVO 20B7S18Y00 9.09%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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