84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove SAP Host Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Other programs by SAP

SAP Host Agent


SAP Host Agent is a software program developed by SAP. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 133.84 MB (140,346,215 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of SAP Host Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SAP\hostctrl\exe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SAP\hostctrl\exe\saphostexec.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 133.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SAP Host Agent

  • saphostexec.exe (by SAP AG) - SAP NetWeaver (Host Control Execution Service)
  • sapcrypto.dll (by SAP AG) - SAPCRYPTOLIB (SAPCRYPTO-Library 5.5.5pl34)
  • ldappasswd.exe - mySAP.com
  • ldapreg.exe
  • libsapacosprep.dll
  • libsapdbadactrl.dll
  • libsapdbdb6ctrl.dll
  • libsapdbmssctrl.dll
  • libsapdboractrl.dll
  • libsapdbsybctrl.dll
  • lssap.exe
  • sapacosprep.exe
  • SAPCAR.exe
  • sapcimc.exe
  • sapcontrol.exe
  • sapcpp47.dll - SAP Tools (SAP iostream library)
  • sapdbctrl.exe
  • sapevents.dll - R/3 Syslog -> NT Eventlog Resource DLL
  • saphostctrl.exe
  • saposcol.exe
  • sapstartsrv.exe - R/3 Start Service
  • sldreg.exe
  • sldreglib.dll
  • xml71d.dll - SAP XML library
  • librfc32.dll - SAP R/3 (Remote Function Call)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • sapstartsrv.exe runs as a service named 'SAPHostControl' (SAPHostControl).
  • saphostexec.exe runs as a service named 'SAPHostExec' (SAPHostExec).

How do I remove SAP Host Agent?

You can uninstall SAP 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SAP Host 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 SAP Host Agent.

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win Vista (SP1) 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Server (R) 2008 D... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Germany 9.09%
  MA 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Intel 20.00%
Common models
HP ProLiant BL685c G7 40.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 20.00%
LENOVO 4384GEG 20.00%
HPE-558de 20.00%

About SAP

SAP is a software company that produces enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations and is known as the market leader in enterprise application software.
Publisher URL: www.sap.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.