What is upsagentd.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 upsagentd.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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Upsagentd.exe file information

The process belongs to software OPTI-SAFE Xtreme by unknown.

Description: Upsagentd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file upsagentd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 290,816 bytes. 
The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. Upsagentd.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Upsagentd.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with OPTI-SAFE Xtreme occur, you can safely remove the program using the uninstall program of (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as upsagentd.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the upsagentd.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

Software belongs to a UPS monitor program
  Aevangel   (further information)
Used for UPS management
  Caradoc Robertson  

Summary: Average user rating of upsagentd.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks upsagentd.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving upsagentd issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with upsagentd. 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 upsagentd.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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