How to get rid of the bpk VirusSometimes the bpk file may cloak a virus, for example Symantec found Backdoor.Trojan or, as the case may be, Spyware.Perfect, as well as Microsoft found TrojanSpy:Win32/Keylogger or, as the case may be, MonitoringTool:Win32/PerfectKeylogger. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with bpk.exe
As is typical for Windows: bpk.exe contains no data regarding the software that installed this process. Nor is there any indication of who the producer of this software is. An obsolete or defective version of bpk.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- bpk.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- bpk.exe 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)
- bpk.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module bpk.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about bpk.exe bpk.exe
bpk.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file bpk.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 851,456 bytes (40% of all these files), 438,272 bytes, 434,176 bytes or, as the case may be, 405,504 bytes.
The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, Run). There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. Bpk.exe is capable of make itself undetectable by other programs as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 74% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find bpk.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about bpk?
| A key logger |
|Aye, it's a called Perfect Keylogger Lite. Not a harmful program unless it's installed by a harmful person. In most cases it's installed by a parent to watch their kids. Or a spouse that's worried they're being cheated on. However, if someone that uses your PC wanted your CC number it could be used like that as well. |
|Can be used to key log |
|its a real key logger |
tom ten berge
|It's trying to connect to a smtp server at hotpop.com. |
Summary: One user judges bpk.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 9 users have already deleted bpk.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove bpk.exe 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if bpk.exe (bpk.exe) 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 bpk.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for bpk.exe 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 bpk.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.