What does the BTStackServer.exe file do?
The BTStackServer.exe process is also known as Bluetooth Stack COM Server and is a part of WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software or, as the case may be, Broadcom (Version 2070 Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 2070 Bluetooth). This software is produced by Broadcom (www.broadcom.com) or, as the case may be, WIDCOMM (www.widcomm.com). An obsolete or defective version of BTStackServer.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Bluetooth Stack COM Server has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Bluetooth Stack COM Server 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)
- BTStackServer.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module BTStackServer.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about BTStackServer.exe Bluetooth Stack COM Server
BTStackServer.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file BTStackServer.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 4,611,328 bytes (11% of all these files), 2,364,704 bytes as well as 14 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The BTStackServer file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. BTStackServer.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 16% 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 BTStackServer.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 BTStackServer?
|Your WIDCOMM Bluetooth server program. It is essential for using Bluetooth. Don't remove it is safe. |
|Blue Tooth Server |
|Not the best driver and not satisfying with SP2 for Windows XP |
|You need to replace the SP2 driver with this using update and override all the controls (select the driver yourself) (further information...) |
|It is a bluetooth server program |
Summary: 6 users judge BTStackServer.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software or Broadcom
To remove Bluetooth Stack COM Server 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 WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software or Broadcom in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if BTStackServer.exe (Bluetooth Stack COM Server) 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 Bluetooth Stack COM Server. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bluetooth Stack COM Server 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 BTStackServer.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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