The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the miragent.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
The process known as MANDIANT Intelligent Response Agent or Mandiant Agent Manager or IRA belongs to software Mandiant Intelligent Response or MANDIANT Intelligent Response Agent 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 8/7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 2,204,304 bytes and 4 more variants.
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 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
The software publisher Mandiant provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->MANDIANT Intelligent Response Agent or Mandiant Intelligent Response).
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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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with miragent. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the miragent.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.