What is SAgent.exe?

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 SAgent.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.

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SAgent.exe file information

The process known as SAgent belongs to software SAgent or RSA DLP Endpoint Agent by Delphi (

Description: SAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SAgent.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 98,304 bytes. 
It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The SAgent.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous.

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If SAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 36,864 bytes. The program has no file description. The program has no visible window. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows system file.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with SAgent.exe, you can also remove the entire program RSA DLP Endpoint Agent using Windows Control Panel or look for help on the website.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as SAgent.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SAgent.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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Best practices for resolving SAgent issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SAgent. 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 repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, 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 SAgent.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.

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