agent.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is not yet known if agent.exe is a virus or an ok program which doesn't cause harm the PC. Please be careful with it.
Usually, this application is found in C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\agent.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 9212d6df2a00dab5c0c8a65399167cb2.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the file is InstallShield Update Service Agent.
File version stored as a property 3, 10, 100, 1155.
Maker InstallShield Software Corporation.
Copyright notice Copyright (C) 1990-2004 InstallShield Software Corporation.
This task does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.
Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
The digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is usually bad.
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.