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What is FreeAgentService.exe?

FreeAgentService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if FreeAgentService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


FreeAgentService.exe file information

The process known as Sync Windows Services belongs to software Seagate Manager Installer by Seagate Technology (www.seagate.com).

Description: FreeAgentService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file FreeAgentService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 189,736 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 181,544 bytes, 156,968 bytes or 161,064 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/freeagentservice.exe.html 
The software has no file description. The program has no visible window. FreeAgentService.exe is a Verisign signed file. FreeAgentService.exe is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows core file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. FreeAgentService.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall Seagate Manager Installer, or try to get help from the software vendor. Click on Seagate Manager Installer in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or click on www.seagate.com/support to visit the vendor's website.

Recommended: Identify FreeAgentService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FreeAgentService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FreeAgentService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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FreeAgentService.exe is part of Sync developed by Seagate Technology.
  Ken  
it is part of seagate hard drive back up program
  Andrea F   (further information)
Part of the Seagate Sync program-- I really don't know what it is supposed to do.
  Arthur Block  
I noticed it after installing my Seagate External Hard drive on both computers.
  Pj Genco   (further information)
Comes as a syncing option for the Seagate external hard drive. I don't sync back-ups and disabled that entirely, so i don't know why this is still coming up...
  Haschen  

Summary: Average user rating of FreeAgentService.exe: based on 3 votes with 5 user comments.
One user thinks FreeAgentService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade FreeAgentService.exe ("not sure about it").


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