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I looked in the folder that i said agent.exe is in and it is there, i right clicked the properties and here is the info i got from it.(under the General User Name Remember Me? Click to Run a Free Scan for DFSSvc.exe related errors DFSSvc.exe file information The process known as Windows NT Distributed File System Service or Dell.DFS.Agent.WinService belongs to software Dell Foundation Services Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Reply Ian McLean August 10, 2011 at 12:17 pm wuauclt.exe clogging my machine is the last straw. Cheeseball81, Feb 28, 2007 #6 mudpie Thread Starter Joined: Feb 28, 2004 Messages: 57 Did as you said but I am looking at Task Manager and agent.exe is reading anywhere from Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: LGA, NYC Posts: 2,430 OS: XP-Pro Sp2 & XP-Pro Sp2 Tablet Edition, Vista Ultimate, Win 7 My System Path: C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\agent.exe CMD Line: C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\agent.exe -Embedding Dir: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).

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No personal information. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. No idea what its doing but eradicated anyway. You'll often find  several copies of svchost running.

It seems to be for some crap software called Privacy Center. is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.Additional information is available at Ads vs. It does take up a significant amount or resources, usually about half. Dfssvc.exe High Cpu Mabnobby C:\Windows\prefetch\ (42 kb tom I thought that agent.exe was a malware process, which came with the fake antimalware pc center aka pc.exe located in the program files folder as pc

Culd also be some kind of malware if found in folders like \system 32\. Dfs.agent.winservice High Cpu Usage My Task Manager showed that I had Agent.exe using considerable CPU time. Cheeseball81, Feb 28, 2007 #8 mudpie Thread Starter Joined: Feb 28, 2004 Messages: 57 That did the trick. Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. Dell Foundation Services Cpu Usage nick for people who plays blizzard games it running in background to keep updates and any errrors. They do no harm as far as I know. Under "Terms of use" I was redirected to the link below.

Dfs.agent.winservice High Cpu Usage

Technically it can be disabled, but doing so breaks a lot, including all UWP applications and the start menu. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Dell Foundation Services TIA Twajetmech __________________ PSU Selection/Info // Bench test // Thermal Paste // Memory Selection // Bios Beep Codes // CPU-Z// Posting System Specs Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links Advertisement Dfs.common.agent.exe Application Error Cheeseball81, Feb 27, 2007 #2 mudpie Thread Starter Joined: Feb 28, 2004 Messages: 57 Yes, about 3 years old.

The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. I have a executable in task manager DfSSvc.exe (Dell.DFS.Agent.WinService) that appears to show a very high memory allocation in Task Manager 89,388K. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? What is svchost, and why is there more than one copy running? Dell Foundation Services Bloatware

Off-topic comments will be removed. Jim Burgan it keeps popping up my dragon naturally speaking 9 even if i cancel and have to end agent.exe be4 it stops James Appears to indeed be for Macrovision, and All rights reserved. InstallShield is designed primarily for Windows software deployment, but can also manage mobile device software as well.

Kevin I'm running Windows XP. Dfssvc.exe High Cpu Usage It goes back to normal… So for people that have this problem, you might try to down grade your audio to a latter audio if you have recently upgrade a new Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

You don't really need it and it's safe to uninstall. Publisher URL: Learn more about Dell Inc. Hope this helps. Dfs.common.agent Has Stopped Working Solved: agent.exe Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by mudpie, Feb 27, 2007.

permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]Hiddenturkey44 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago(0 children)Whenever I try to end the task for DFS, I get a notification that windows "will become unusable or shutdown." Is that a red Make sure that it's fast enough and that no other programs or computers are using it heavily.

18-Aug-2011 Reply Denieru January 12, 2012 at 11:26 pm Ive been digging around for 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. his comment is here A serious and annoying bug, but a bug nonetheless.

Posted: May 9, 2007 in: Windows Performance Shortlink: bug, CPU, task manager About LeoLeo A. Come out every time I run visual studio. After that my computer slowed down considerably. I think it was installed with Roxio Creator DVD Edition version 7.

Which in a way can be a pain, but that program just likes to eat up CPU usage. Change the settings to MANUAL, click "apply to all programs" and it shouldn't bother you any more. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware Process name: InstallShield Update Service Agent Product: InstallShield Update Service Support: Help link [1][2] Update link [1][2] Uninstall tool Company: Flexera Software Only took me 2 or 3 hours to find(!).

TC. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. I do some digging on the internet and found that some people disable their ENHANCEMENT at their audio setting so solved the problem… so I test it and it still would Doing a little more research, I foundDfssvc.exe is part ofDell Foundation Services which uses toolDell Data Protection Encryption.

A lot depends on where the program agent.exe is running from. Any ideas or suggestions? I never used it before and before the problem occur I used it to update the audio driver, graphic driver, wireless driver and some other that I don’t remember… its about