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What is APAgent.exe?

APAgent.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 APAgent.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.

APAgent.exe file information

The process known as AirPort Base Station Agent or AirPort-Basisstationsagent or Agente da Estação Base AirPort or AirPort-basisstationagent belongs to software AirPort or AirMac by Apple (www.apple.com).

Description: APAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. APAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 753,664 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 771,360 bytes, 737,280 bytes, 643,072 bytes or 733,184 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/apagent.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). APAgent.exe is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. APAgent.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with APAgent.exe, you can uninstall AirPort or AirMac from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs", contact www.apple.com Customer Service or check the vendor’s website for a newer version.

Recommended: Identify APAgent.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as APAgent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the APAgent.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

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APAgent has nothing to do with tracking information or applications. APAgent.exe is an Apple utility to configer Disks and/or Printers connecten to a wireless Apple Airport Base station. An Apple wireless base station comes with an on board USB port to connect disks or printers and share them over your wireless lan.
  Didier De Smet   (further information)
apagent.exe belongs to Airport Base Station Agent utility for Apple's AirPort wi-fi basestations.
Software to configure the Apple AirPort Base Station.
  Rodrigo Maciel   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of APAgent.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks APAgent.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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