What does the EasyAntiCheat.exe file do?
The EasyAntiCheat.exe process is also known as EasyAntiCheat Service or, as the case may be, Anti-Cheat for online multiplayer games and is a part of EasyAntiCheat. This software is produced by EasyAntiCheat. An obsolete or defective version of EasyAntiCheat.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- EasyAntiCheat service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- EasyAntiCheat service 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)
- EasyAntiCheat.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module EasyAntiCheat.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about EasyAntiCheat.exe EasyAntiCheat service
EasyAntiCheat.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. EasyAntiCheat.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 382,504 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 174,112 bytes.
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). EasyAntiCheat.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A EasyAntiCheat.exe file has a 18% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 781,440 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 774,272 bytes. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This EasyAntiCheat program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. EasyAntiCheat.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. EasyAntiCheat.exe is capable of monitor other applications.
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 EasyAntiCheat.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 EasyAntiCheat?
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 EasyAntiCheat
To remove EasyAntiCheat service 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 EasyAntiCheat in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if EasyAntiCheat.exe (EasyAntiCheat service) 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 EasyAntiCheat service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EasyAntiCheat service 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 EasyAntiCheat.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.