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4% remove it96% keep it
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Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN


Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN is a program developed by Trend Micro. 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. 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 software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 45.4 MB (47,605,072 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 70% of users of Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.trendmicro.com
Help link: esupport.trendmicro.com/enterprise
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Deep Security Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D6D953EA-6100-4A5F-940E-40AA97745910}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 45.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN

  • coreConfigRepository.dll - Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform
  • coreUpdateManager.dll
  • instInstallationLibrary.dll
  • outer_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • util3rdComponentInstall.dll
  • utilAccessControl.dll
  • utilComponentInfo.dll
  • utilDebugLog.dll
  • utilGenericLoader.dll
  • utilInstallation.dll
  • utilIPC.dll
  • utilMsgBuffer.dll
  • utilRPC.dll
  • utilThread.dll
  • Notifier.exe - Trend Micro Deep Security Notifier (Deep Security Notifier)
  • ds_agent.exe - Trend Micro Deep Security Agent (Deep Security Agent)
  • dsa_config.exe - Deep Security Agent Configuration Utility
  • dsa_control.exe - Deep Security Agent Control Utility
  • dsc.exe - Deep Security Agent Configuration Compiler
  • rpc.dll - Deep Security Agent RPC Library
  • sqlite.dll - Deep Security Agent SQLite Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • wxmsw28u_vc_dsa.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • boost_date_time-vc80-mt-1_36.dll
  • boost_thread-vc80-mt-1_36.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • libprotobuf.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • Notifier.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Deep Security Notifier' (ds_notifier) "Deep Security Notifier displays notifications of security threats detected by Trend Micro Deep Security.".
  • ds_agent.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Deep Security Agent' (ds_agent) "Communicates with the Deep Security Manager to allow centralized control and management of security settings.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Notifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Deep Security Notifier' which loads as C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Deep Security Agent\Notifier.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ds_agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Deep Security Agent\ds_agent.exe'.

How do I remove Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN 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 Trend Micro Deep Security Agent (ETN), 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 Trend Micro Deep Security Agent ETN.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 80.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Netherlands 20.00%
  Czech Republic 10.00%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com


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