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Solved: Multiple Agent.exe*32 Processes

Discussion in 'Games' started by Hedning, Jan 24, 2015.

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  1. Hedning

    Hedning Thread Starter

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    Hi

    I have a problem getting the battle.net to work. It wont open, it stays on the loading tab forever. And while it is open it starts an Agent.exe *32 every 30 seconds or so.

    There where 48 Agent.exe *32 Processes up at one time. And it just keeps opening them.

    I tried renaming the file in C:\ProgramData\Battle.net, Agent folder.
    I tried deleting it too.
    I tried starting in safe mode.
    I tried resetting every setting in my IE.
    I tried closing every start-up programs at start-up.
    I tried disableing my anti-virus programs aswell.

    And now it wont even let me reinstall the battle app.

    I've tried all day, and I cant find any solutions.
    I've tried loads of other things then what I listed.

    Looks like it's just Battle.net that is affected by this. And it kind of looks like there is something blocking agent.exe*32 for starting up properly, so it tries to start another every 30 sec or so.

    But I cant for the life in me find out what is blocking it. I've tried everything with my anti-virus program.
    Even telling my anti-virus program to block agent.exe*32, it still starts up and multiplyes.


    Thanks in advance for any ideas about this!
    Its getting pretty frustrating.


    Johnny
     
  2. Hedning

    Hedning Thread Starter

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    Just tested Origin, and Dragon Age 3.

    Took awhile for them to open, more than usual.

    Dont know if this has something to do with it aswell.


    Johnny.
     
  3. Super-D-38

    Super-D-38

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    Welcome to TSG! (y)

    You done antivirus and malware scans?
    Blizzard and battle net are huge targets for nasty programs.

    http://www.processlibrary.com/en/directory/files/agent/529522/ says it is mostly for updates, but has a warning.
    Good idea to do a few scans just to be sure.
     
  4. Hedning

    Hedning Thread Starter

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    Hi and thanks!

    Yes I've done loads of virus scans, and malware.
    Been using Norton, and I even created a boot USB to scan before windows loads.

    I've even tried CCleaner to se if something came up.

    Malwarebytes and Spybot were the ones I used to scan for malware.
     
  5. Hedning

    Hedning Thread Starter

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    Alright.

    I got this fixed. Finally!

    Going to post it here so that others with this problem, gets it fixed too (hopefully).

    The thing that does this is a windows related problem. I found out that I was missing some files or something in windows. And that was blocking/preventing agent.exe from starting properly.

    So, I downloaded a tool that fixes loads of problems in windows.
    This program is free, and I used myself. It takes a lot of time to get it done, but it is worth it.
    Just be patient.
    And remember to run it in Safe-mode!

    http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/windows_repair_all_in_one.html

    Download, and follow the instructions.

    This worked for me, so I recommend it to everybody who has this problem.
    Battlenet launcher is working perfect now.
    And everything else is running smooth.
     
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