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What does the BkavUtil.exe file do?

The BkavUtil.exe process is also known as Bkav Util and is a part of Bkav Antivirus Software or, as the case may be, Bkav Pro (Version 2018 Internet Security). This software is produced by Bkav (www.bkav.com.vn). An obsolete or defective version of BkavUtil.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 BkavUtil.exe Bkav Util

BkavUtil.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. BkavUtil.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,484,464 bytes (40% of all these files), 1,414,432 bytes, 971,776 bytes or, as the case may be, 688,928 bytes.
The BkavUtil file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). BkavUtil.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. This BkavUtil.exe process is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. BkavUtil.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as track other applications. For this reason, 31% 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 BkavUtil.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 BkavUtil?

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 Bkav Antivirus Software or Bkav Pro

To remove Bkav Util 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 Bkav Antivirus Software or Bkav Pro in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if BkavUtil.exe (Bkav Util) 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 Bkav Util. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bkav Util 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 BkavUtil.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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