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What is miragent.exe?

Miragent.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 miragent.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.

Miragent.exe file information

The process known as Mandiant Agent Manager or MANDIANT Intelligent Response Agent belongs to software Mandiant Intelligent Response or Mandiant Intelligent Response Agent by MANDIANT or Mandiant.

Description: Miragent.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. miragent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,204,304 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 1,528,464 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/miragent.exe.html 
The program is not visible. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. There is no information about the author of the file. Miragent.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Mandiant provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->MANDIANT Intelligent Response Agent or Mandiant Intelligent Response).

Recommended: Identify miragent.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as miragent.exe. Therefore, you should check the miragent.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.


User Comments

It is not listed in the control panel and it is write protected so you can not delete the file from Program Files
It is not dangerous. However, it is a real CPU hog and really slows down everything (it is supposed to scan for malware). Malwarebytes is much better.
Mandiant provides a number of security solutions for corporations. miragent.exe is an application that is deployed to pc's to do a number of things, mostly logging related like web traffic, intrusion detection, and data loss prevention. If you see this process running it is probably on your company issued computer and was put there by your IT department, as part of their security suite. It occasionally runs scans and will drive up the CPU to 100%, if your IT department is good the priority will be set low so it doesn't kill your system and will be restricted so you can't stop it.
  Random Network Guy  

Summary: Average user rating of miragent.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks miragent.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks miragent.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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