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Should I remove Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 195.00 days
371.15 days >
Average installed length: 195.01 days


3.2.1033 14.29%
3.2.1024 42.86%
3.2.1022 14.29%
3.1.1056 14.29%
3.1.1043 14.29%

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Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64


Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64 is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is 3.2.1024, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 13 files and is usually about 8.52 MB (8,929,280 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 87% of users of Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\peagent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3002F2B1-441F-4F8C-B336-DFCEF5F7E684}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64

  • balloon.dll - Trend Micro Threat Managerment Agent (Balloon message box utilities)
  • hclogparser.dll - HCLogPar Dynamic Link Library
  • msfw.dll
  • peagent.exe - Trend Micro Threat Management Agent
  • peagentapi.dll - TMAgent API Library
  • peagentmonitor.exe - TMAgent GUI Monitor
  • xerces-c_3_1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)
  • 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/)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • peagent.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Threat Management Agent' (TMAgent).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • peagentmonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Policy Enforcer' which loads as "C:\WINDOWS\PEAgent\PEAgentMonitor.exe" /LAUNCH.

How do I remove Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Threat Management Agent x64 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 Threat Management Agent (x64), 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 Threat Management Agent x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 10 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 57.14%
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Taiwan 13.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 42.86%
Acer 28.57%
Sony 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 4284WV5 28.57%
LENOVO 2447CN5 14.29%
Dell Latitude E6520 14.29%
Acer TravelMate P633-M 14.29%
Sony SVD11215CWB 14.29%
Acer TM4750 14.29%

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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