What does the atkexComSvc.exe file do?
The atkexComSvc.exe process is also known as ASUS Com Service and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by ASUSTeK Computer (www.asus.com). An obsolete or defective version of atkexComSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ASUS Com service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ASUS Com service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- atkexComSvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module atkexComSvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about atkexComSvc.exe ASUS Com service
atkexComSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. AtkexComSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 920,736 bytes (33% of all these files), 936,728 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The atkexComSvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The atkexComSvc file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. AtkexComSvc.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 44% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves atkexComSvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about atkexComSvc?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall unknown
To remove ASUS Com service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if atkexComSvc.exe (ASUS Com service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ASUS Com service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ASUS Com service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or atkexComSvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.