What does the bgsvcgen.exe file do?
The bgsvcgen.exe process is also known as B's Recorder GOLD Service Library and is a part of B's Recorder GOLD9 or, as the case may be, B's Recorder GOLD8. This software is produced by B.H.A (www.bhacorp.com) or, as the case may be, SOURCENEXT. An obsolete or defective version of bgsvcgen.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- B's Recorder GOLD service Library has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- B's Recorder GOLD service Library 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)
- bgsvcgen.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module bgsvcgen.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about bgsvcgen.exe B's Recorder GOLD service Library
bgsvcgen.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Bgsvcgen.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 86,016 bytes (45% of all these files), 145,504 bytes, 139,264 bytes, 122,512 bytes or, as the case may be, 118,784 bytes.
It is the service "bgsvcgen".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The bgsvcgen file is no part of Microsoft Windows. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 40% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A bgsvcgen.exe file has a 35% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 145,504 bytes (55% of all these files), 139,264 bytes, 86,016 bytes, 118,784 bytes or, as the case may be, 122,512 bytes. This bgsvcgen.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Bgsvcgen.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity.
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 bgsvcgen.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 bgsvcgen?
|It's part of XVID DVD encoding software |
|DVD recording library, installed by various programs with DVD writing support such as TMPGEncDVDAuthor3. May in some (rare) cases cause problems with other DVD writing software. |
|It's possible that it is installed on your machine via 'TMPGEnc DVD Authorr3 with DivX Authoring' as a disc-writing service. (further information...) |
|it seems to belong to nero burning software |
|its a part of TMPGEnc DVD Author program. it is NOT dangerous. |
Summary: 5 users judge bgsvcgen.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall B's Recorder GOLD9 or B's Recorder GOLD8
To remove B's Recorder GOLD service Library from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate B's Recorder GOLD9 or B's Recorder GOLD8 in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if bgsvcgen.exe (B's Recorder GOLD service Library) 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 B's Recorder GOLD service Library. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for B's Recorder GOLD service Library 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 bgsvcgen.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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