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Should I remove Philips Intelligent Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,408
United States Rank #18,111
Reach 0.0258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.03 days
325.24 days >
Average installed length: 170.89 days


2.2 87.20%
2.1 3.94%
2.0 0.59%
1.0 8.27%

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Philips Intelligent Agent

What is Philips Intelligent Agent?  (from Philips)

The Philips Intelligent Agent is a tool which helps you to keep your Philips products to date. It automatically offers the correct download for your product without searching through long lists. Updates are now at your fingertips! The Philips Intelligent Agent searches automatically the correct update for your drive. ...  Read more


Philips Intelligent Agent is a program developed by Philips. The most used version is 2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is philips intelligent agent.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 3.55 MB (3,725,296 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 23% of users of Philips Intelligent Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.storageupdates.philips.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\Uninst\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Philips Intelligent Agent

Program executable:philips intelligent agent.exe
Name:Philips Intelligent Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\philips\intelligent agent\philips intelligent agent.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Philips-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Philips Intelligent Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Philips Intelligent Agent\Philips Intelligent Agent.exe" /SILENT.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Philips Intelligent Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Philips\Intelligent Agent\Philips Intelligent Agent.exe'.

How do I remove Philips Intelligent Agent?

You can uninstall Philips Intelligent 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 Philips Intelligent 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 Philips Intelligent Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.13%
Windows XP 18.50%
Windows Vista 13.78%
Windows 10 13.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.80%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows 10 Pro 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.09%
  Germany 18.81%
  Italy 9.12%
  United Kingdom 9.12%
  Brazil 8.19%
  France 8.19%
  Austria 2.23%
  Argentina 2.05%
  Spain 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Russia 1.49%
  Sweden 1.30%
  MA 1.12%
  Iran 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.32%
Acer 19.31%
Hewlett-Packard 18.03%
Intel 6.44%
ASUS 5.58%
Medion 4.72%
Toshiba 3.43%
American Megatrends 3.00%
Sahara 2.15%
Sony 0.86%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.27%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 2.27%
Acer Aspire X3812 1.52%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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