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What does the BCU.exe file do?

The BCU.exe process is also known as Browser Configuration Utility and is a part of Browser Configuration Utility. This software is produced by DeviceVM (www.splashtop.com). An obsolete or defective version of BCU.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about BCU.exe Browser Configuration Utility

BCU.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. BCU.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 375,000 bytes (53% of all these files), 346,320 bytes or, as the case may be, 411,864 bytes.
The BCU file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel BCU.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 37% 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 BCU.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 BCU?

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 Browser Configuration Utility

To remove Browser Configuration Utility from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Browser Configuration Utility in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if BCU.exe (Browser Configuration Utility) 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 Browser Configuration Utility. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Browser Configuration Utility 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 BCU.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.

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