Agent.exe Update Agent by Blizzard Entertainment (Signed)

Remove Agent.exe


agent.exe has 9 known versions, the most recent one is agent.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 5.81 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Blizzard Entertainment by the certification authority Thawte. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0045% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 62.01 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 88.43 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 11.48 MB per minute for reads and 43.61 MB per minute for writes.

What is agent.exe? Update Agent is a program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.


File name:agent.exe
Publisher:Blizzard Entertainment
Product Update Agent
Typical file path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\\agent\agent.1267\agent.exe
Issued to:Blizzard Entertainment
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Friday, September 30, 2011
Expiration date:Thursday, December 5, 2013


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of agent.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1040\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1737\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1675\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1675\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1544\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1363\Agent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\\Agent\Agent.1267\Agent.exe'

VersionsAll file variations of agent.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
223d373e411388fcf984ef1f1792ef92 e6903d69c48a1425144886e8f716627fd1824438 5.97 MB
d2aac07f9a58f606bd787572e26e5869 76cb3c870db7bfaf1b6c7cdb73875831971d4e8c 5.98 MB
77b415fd0b0e09db7bd3545c6d72288f b8f6cf1d52f04ad8d48613fff911f0cc8176a5e1 5.96 MB
ed136ee9dd4d9ebc59ad7272c03d8ac8 bc456ac7b14be7024f1843a56404bc58df8a2329 5.78 MB
0d455b8705b22c18ebcc94d3a9e73ab6 e29e74d32712df0cf152cbda7b2f3abe0b3cf98d 5.7 MB
0a7d0267131b705a3625cd3a7427a69f 951e2c04f7a8d12d5b8ee88d3c6058c92f82824b 5.84 MB
f1fd3cec0ffc01087b68567300212c1a a96fd622b528cfc56788b8224575e65d1819fad2 5.73 MB
23b9874c6815fdb3381f5a6d1f8a3ebb 10dac1e1ee370fa35cfb7db380079fce7efb1d01 5.72 MB
e21a367dae35e0f59686ae1c2c1e6550 e7844713eff082fa3f255c110f25a12c7c92ea78 5.57 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 58.82%
Windows 8 23.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.65%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 23.53% of Update Agent.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Sony 44.44%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 22.22%
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