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1% remove it99% keep it
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Performance Guard Agent msi


Performance Guard Agent msi is a program developed by CapaSystems A/S. The most used version is 5.8.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 3.75 MB (3,930,220 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 45% of users of Performance Guard Agent msi come from DK, it is also popular in the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.capasystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Premitech\Performance Guard Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A00FC2FA-FE3C-4752-8D8B-62A064231E0D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Performance Guard Agent msi

  • GUARDagent.exe (by PremiTech A/S) - Performance Guard
  • IEAgent.dll (by PremiTech A/S)
  • wfapi2_04_2085.dll (by Citrix Systems) - Citrix MetaFrame (Citrix ICA SDK APIs)
  • Packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap (packet.dll (Vista) Dynamic Link Library)
  • wpcap.dll (by CACE Technologies) - wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)
  • BTMUtil.exe
  • CitrixAgent.exe
  • PipeLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • IEAgent.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PremiTech Performance Guard Helper' with the class of {5386FD5D-1D32-4EBD-BB57-867D6E74931B}.
  • GUARDagent.exe runs as a service named 'Performance Guard Agent' (pga).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GUARDagent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GuardAgentGui' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Premitech\Performance Guard Agent\GUARDagent.exe" -gui.

How do I remove Performance Guard Agent msi?

Quickly and completely remove Performance Guard Agent (msi) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Performance Guard Agent msi 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 Performance Guard Agent (msi), 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 Performance Guard Agent msi.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Performance Guard Agent msi you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from DK
Which countries install it?
  DK 45.45%
  United States 45.45%
  Saudi Arabia 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Common models
LENOVO 2537U73 16.67%
LENOVO 2441AB5 16.67%
LENOVO 2356BA7 16.67%
HP ProBook 4720s 16.67%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 16.67%
HP 2140 16.67%


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