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Should I remove Meraki Systems Manager Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,414
United States Rank #8,217
Reach 0.0258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.89 days
380.19 days >
Average installed length: 199.76 days


1.0.96 0.98%
1.0.95 8.07%
1.0.94 5.71%
1.0.93 2.95%
1.0.92 0.39%
1.0.90 5.12%
1.0.89 3.35%
1.0.88 3.35%
1.0.87 34.65%
1.0.86 32.28%
1.0.85 0.98%
1.0.84 0.39%
1.0.80 1.77%

Meraki Systems Manager Agent

What is Meraki Systems Manager Agent?  (from Meraki)

The Cisco Meraki cloud architecture provides the industry’s only end-to-end solution which unifies WAN, LAN, wireless LAN, and mobile device management under a single pane of glass. Gain complete visibility and control from the top of the network, using MX Security Appliances, to the edge, with MS Switches and MR Wirel...  Read more


Meraki Systems Manager Agent is a program developed by Meraki. The most used version is 1.0.87, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,050,496 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 70% of users of Meraki Systems Manager Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: meraki.cisco.com/products/systems-manager
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\meraki\pcc agent 1.0.86
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{87D619EA-B310-43C3-AC88-43D138B2B2EF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Meraki Systems Manager Agent

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.7.0_71\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • m_agent_service.exe
  • m_agent_upgrade.exe
  • ndisscan.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • m_agent_service.exe runs as a service named 'Meraki Systems Manager Agent 1.0.86' (MerakiPCCAgent) "Meraki Systems Manager Monitoring and Management Service".

How do I remove Meraki Systems Manager Agent?

You can uninstall Meraki Systems Manager 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 Meraki Systems Manager 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 Meraki Systems Manager Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.57%
Windows 10 33.07%
Windows XP 1.77%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.77%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.23%
Windows 10 Pro 10.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.11%
  Canada 7.65%
  United Kingdom 7.51%
  France 3.40%
  Australia 1.56%
  South Africa 1.27%
  Belgium 1.13%
  DK 0.71%
  Mexico 0.57%
  Brazil 0.57%
  Italy 0.57%
  Israel 0.42%
  Spain 0.28%
  Thailand 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.62%
Hewlett-Packard 24.87%
Lenovo 16.40%
ASUS 7.41%
Acer 3.70%
Intel 3.17%
Toshiba 2.65%
Sahara 1.32%
Apple 0.79%
Common models
LENOVO 062223U 5.88%
ASUSTeK BU403UA 5.51%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.57%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 AIO 2.57%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.57%
LENOVO 20BMS06A00 2.21%


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