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Should I remove Spiceworks Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #23,499
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VersionDistribution 3.57% 4.76% 3.57% 7.14% 7.14% 2.38% 1.19% 1.19% 27.38% 1.19% 10.71% 3.57% 1.19%
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Spiceworks Agent


Spiceworks Agent is a program developed by Spiceworks. 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. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.95 MB (5,193,728 bytes). spiceworks agent updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Spiceworks Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.spiceworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spiceworks\agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CAEF2EE1-A439-46EC-9178-5318692087DA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.95 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Spiceworks Agent

  • spiceworks agent app.exe - Spiceworks Agent App
  • spiceworks agent service.exe - Spiceworks Agent
  • bouncycastle.crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • yamlserializer.dll (by Osamu TAKEUCHI ) - YamlSerializer
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • spiceworks agent updater.exe - Updater
  • spiceworks.agent.common.dll - Common

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • spiceworks agent service.exe runs as a service named 'Spiceworks Agent' (SpiceworksAgent) "Remote monitoring service for Spiceworks".

How do I remove Spiceworks Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Spiceworks Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Spiceworks 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Spiceworks Agent, 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 Spiceworks Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 23.81%
Windows XP 5.95%
Windows Vista 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.95%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.76%
Windows 10 Home 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Brazil 5.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  Romania 5.00%
  India 4.00%
  Netherlands 3.00%
  France 3.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  Dominican Republic 2.00%
  Ecuador 2.00%
  Argentina 1.00%
  Hungary 1.00%
  Spain 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.73%
Hewlett-Packard 21.92%
Lenovo 13.70%
Toshiba 6.85%
Acer 5.48%
Intel 2.74%
ASUS 2.74%
Compaq 1.37%
Common models
Dell Dell System Vostro... 3.75%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 2.50%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 2.50%
HP ProBook 4430s 2.50%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.50%
HP ProBook 6570b 2.50%


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