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Should I remove SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 11.11% 11.11% 11.11% 22.22% 44.44%

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SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent

What is SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent?  (from SolarWinds)

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) delivers powerful Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) capabilities in a highly affordable, easy-to-deploy virtual appliance. It combines real-time log analysis, event correlation, and a groundbreaking approach to IT search to deliver the visibility, security, and contro...  Read more


SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent is a program developed by SolarWinds. The most used version is, 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. 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 installer includes 3 files and is usually about 225.97 MB (236,951,512 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 92% of users of SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/log-event-manager.aspx
Help link: www.solarwinds.com/embedded_in_products/productLink.aspx?id=LEM_SupportTicket
Installation folder: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ContegoSPOP
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ContegoSPOP\UninstallerData\Uninstall Agent.exe"
Estimated size: 225.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent

  • TNSWind.exe - TNSWind
  • SWLEMAgent.exe (by Flexera Software) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SWLEMAgent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9BAFD62B-0CDC-4B71-AC97-83CA33DE4E5C}' (runs on registration).
  • SWLEMAgent.exe runs as a service named 'SolarWinds Log and Event Manager Agent' (Contego_Spop).

How do I remove SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent?

You can uninstall SolarWinds Log & Event 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 SolarWinds Log & Event 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 SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Agent.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

92.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.00%
  Israel 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 22.22%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Common models
LENOVO 2344BPU 12.50%
LENOVO 20FH001TUS 12.50%
HP Pro3500 Series 12.50%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 12.50%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT ... 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 12.50%

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds is a developer of network, applications, virtualization and storage management software and sells downloadable software products that maintain, monitor and troubleshoot networks.
Publisher URL: www.solarwinds.com


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