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What does the ekdiscovery.exe file do?

The ekdiscovery.exe process is also known as EKDiscovery Module for Kodak AiO Printers and is a part of EKDiscovery Module. This software is produced by Eastman Kodak Company (www.kodak.com). An obsolete or defective version of ekdiscovery.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 ekdiscovery.exe EKDiscovery Module

ekdiscovery.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ekdiscovery.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 308,656 bytes (55% of all these files), 284,016 bytes, 274,432 bytes or, as the case may be, 300,400 bytes.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The ekdiscovery file is not part of the Windows operating system. Ekdiscovery.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. Ekdiscovery.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 40% 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 ekdiscovery.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 ekdiscovery?

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 EKDiscovery Module

To remove EKDiscovery Module 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 EKDiscovery Module in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ekdiscovery.exe (EKDiscovery Module) 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 EKDiscovery Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EKDiscovery Module 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 ekdiscovery.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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