Fix AgentSvr.exe Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing AgentSvr.exe files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent AgentSvr.exe file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

AgentSvr.exe file Microsoft Agent Server. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of AgentSvr.exe related errors on your device. You can also download AgentSvr.exe file compatible with Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename AgentSvr.exe
File extension EXE
Description Microsoft Agent Server
Program Microsoft Agent Server
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1997-98
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to AgentSvr.exe file. AgentSvr.exe file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to AgentSvr.exe file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • AgentSvr.exe is corrupted
  • AgentSvr.exe cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - AgentSvr.exe
  • AgentSvr.exe file error
  • AgentSvr.exe file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register AgentSvr.exe file:
  • AgentSvr.exe file could not be loaded
  • AgentSvr.exe file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because AgentSvr.exe file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to AgentSvr.exe can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing AgentSvr.exe file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

AgentSvr.exe file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with AgentSvr.exe file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to AgentSvr.exe file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of AgentSvr.exe or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to AgentSvr.exe file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the AgentSvr.exe file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the AgentSvr.exe file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the AgentSvr.exe file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace AgentSvr.exe file

The last solution is to manually download and replace AgentSvr.exe file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded AgentSvr.exe file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of AgentSvr.exe file example directory paths.

  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\MSAgent\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\MSAgent\
  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

If the steps did not solve your AgentSvr.exe file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename AgentSvr.exe
System Windows Vista
File size 292864 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 507168176fad8ae1e065db34a034fe58
SHA1 1955cd6237cc02881cefb59c2bccd2b68015807e
SHA256 937eb83a80ea8389e070d0fd6c47d4b6dac31fc54c8c373a52d47df2d2029ef4
CRC32 289d6263
Example file location C:\Windows\MSAgent\
Filename AgentSvr.exe
System Windows Vista
File size 346112 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 9031f3198ad3e2b60d38a07fa4e18f54
SHA1 8ee301289f401605052807d2278e4530b7031c80
SHA256 6f22a19c7fd3456ae46585c9154d54ed00a5942703e4cae3463ca8be69993378
CRC32 6dcd4908
Example file location C:\Windows\MSAgent\
Filename AgentSvr.exe
System Windows XP
File size 256512 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 f209365e10daeda9a084dc30a8096487
SHA1 7bfe1b5c9771ea232e96981fd79cb9d97c1e9203
SHA256 7a8fa00e694d713a128802221815fcb114999a392851c72c02a73564f1d95844
CRC32 21a4bf7a
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\