What does the Ekag20nt.exe file do?
The Ekag20nt.exe process is also known as EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems or, as the case may be, EK Agent (Interface version SRV (Version 2.01)) and is a part of ElecKey or, as the case may be, VIRTU MVP (Version 2.0). This software is produced by Software Security System. An obsolete or defective version of Ekag20nt.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems 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)
- Ekag20nt.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Ekag20nt.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Ekag20nt.exe EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems
Ekag20nt.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ekag20nt.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,763,328 bytes (52% of all these files), 1,872,896 bytes, 1,897,984 bytes, 2,018,816 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,865,216 bytes.
This Ekag20nt.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The Ekag20nt file is not part of the Windows operating system. Ekag20nt.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 44% 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 Ekag20nt.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 Ekag20nt?
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 ElecKey or VIRTU MVP
To remove EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems 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 ElecKey or VIRTU MVP in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Ekag20nt.exe (EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems) 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 EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EK Agent for NT-based Operating Systems 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 Ekag20nt.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.