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Should I remove PTC Quality Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,106
United States Rank #9,578
Reach 0.0417%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.21 days
537.12 days >
Average installed length: 282.21 days


VersionDistribution 9.74% 86.72% 3.29% 0.24%

PTC Quality Agent

What is PTC Quality Agent?  (from PTC)

Quality Agent is a small executable program (and its files), installed as part of Creo, that collectsinformation about PTC products installed on a user’s machine and about the environment the PTCproducts are running in (platform information) and sends that data back to PTC. PTC will collect data about the environment t...  Read more


PTC Quality Agent is a program developed by PTC. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is QAgent_icon.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 48.01 MB (50,344,969 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 41% of users of PTC Quality Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ptc.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PTC\Quality Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DE75B409-8D86-4574-944D-3B5E25D87B30}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 48.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PTC Quality Agent

Program executable:QAgent_icon.exe
Additional files:
  • baselibmt.dll - Creo (Creo 2.0 from PTC)
  • qualityagent.exe
  • phm_default_resources.dll
  • phm_default_chinese_cn_resources.dll
  • phm_default_chinese_tw_resources.dll
  • phm_default_french_resources.dll
  • phm_default_german_resources.dll
  • phm_default_italian_resources.dll
  • phm_default_japanese_resources.dll
  • phm_default_korean_resources.dll
  • phm_default_russian_resources.dll
  • phm_default_spanish_resources.dll
  • i18nmt.dll
  • rtlcoremt.dll
  • utfstrmt.dll

How do I remove PTC Quality Agent?

You can uninstall PTC Quality 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 PTC Quality 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 PTC Quality Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.67%
Windows 10 46.04%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Windows XP 1.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.85%
Windows 7 Professional 16.69%
Windows 8.1 13.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.92%
Windows 10 Home 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.29%
  India 7.18%
  Germany 4.96%
  Italy 4.22%
  Austria 3.06%
  Taiwan 2.96%
  United Kingdom 2.96%
  Canada 2.85%
  France 2.43%
  Australia 2.11%
  DK 2.01%
  Sweden 1.90%
  Brazil 1.37%
  Belgium 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.86%
Hewlett-Packard 22.04%
ASUS 15.85%
Acer 11.29%
Lenovo 10.75%
Toshiba 4.74%
Samsung 2.91%
Intel 2.00%
Alienware 1.09%
MSI 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.35%
LENOVO 20217 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.54%
ASUS All Series 2.54%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.17%


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