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Should I remove ZENworks Desktop Management Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,542
United States Rank #27,152
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 390.35 days
1372.38 days >
Average installed length: 721.08 days


VersionDistribution 3.77% 3.77% 1.89% 1.89% 3.77% 1.89% 1.89% 9.43% 3.77% 1.89% 1.89% 3.77% 5.66% 33.96% 5.66% 9.43% 3.77% 1.89%

ZENworks Desktop Management Agent


ZENworks Desktop Management Agent is a software program developed by Novell. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 21 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,052,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of ZENworks Desktop Management Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.novell.com
Help link: support.novell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\novell\zenworks\nls\deutsch
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3FDFA8BD-DDD8-4D4B-89F3-92A69A72ECF3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZENworks Desktop Management Agent

  • lgnxtr.dll - ZENworks Desktop Management (Agent Login Resources)
  • wmr.dll - Workstation Manager Service Resources
  • wmschedr.dll - ZENworks For Desktops Scheduler
  • zenwsrgr.dll - zenwsreg DLL
  • nwginar.dll - ZEN for Desktops GINA Resources
  • netident.dll - NetIdentity (NetIdentity Dialog Resource)
  • xtagent.dll - NetIdentity Agent
  • xtagent.exe - NetIdentity Service
  • xtextend.dll - NetIdentity Login Extension
  • xtnotify.dll - NetIdentity Winlogon Notification DLL
  • ncplw32.dll - Novell XTier (Novell Portability Layer - Win32)
  • ncredmgr.dll - NetIdentity Credential Manager
  • ipctl.dll - Novell COM Transport Layer
  • ziswinr.dll - ZENworks Imaging Windows Agent
  • nalagentres.dll
  • nalres.dll
  • naluires.dll
  • ncredpsr.dll - ZENworks Control Panel Applet
  • novdhcp.dll
  • ntscres.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • xtagent.exe runs as a service named 'Novell XTier Agent Services' (XTAgent).

How do I remove ZENworks Desktop Management Agent?

Quickly and completely remove ZENworks Desktop Management 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 ZENworks Desktop Management 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 ZENworks Desktop Management 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 ZENworks Desktop Management Agent.

Win XP 87%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 86.79%
Windows 7 9.43%
Windows 8 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 86.54%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.92%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.52%
  Germany 7.58%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  Sweden 6.06%
  Israel 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  United Arab Emirates 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  Austria 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  South Africa 1.52%
  Indonesia 1.52%
  Australia 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.96%
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Lenovo 22.64%
Acer 3.77%
ASUS 1.89%
Sahara 1.89%
Sony 1.89%
Common models
HP Compaq 8000 Elite CMT ... 3.85%
LENOVO 2429AH5 1.92%
HP ProBook 6550b 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.92%
Dell Latitude E6220 1.92%
Sony VGN-FS315E 1.92%


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