What does the EvtEng.exe file do?
The EvtEng.exe process is also known as Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log or, as the case may be, EvtEng Module and is a part of Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log or, as the case may be, EvtEng Module. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of EvtEng.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log 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)
- EvtEng.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module EvtEng.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about EvtEng.exe Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log
EvtEng.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. EvtEng.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - often C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 86,016 bytes (24% of all these files), 114,753 bytes as well as 35 other variants.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel EvtEng.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as log keyboard entries. For this reason, 32% 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 EvtEng.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 EvtEng?
|EvtEng.exe belongs to EvtEng Module to provide additional support to your Intel Wireless hardware. If you're not using your wireless hardware feel free to remove this. |
|EvtEng.exe is a process belonging to EvtEng Module which offers additional support to yoru Intel wireless LAN hardware. This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. |
| EvtEng.exe is a process belonging to EvtEng Module which offers additional support to your Intel wireless LAN hardware. This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. |
|You can terminate this process with no problems, but let it start up when the computer boots, otherwise you can't get online |
|Installed by default on Dell Latitude D510 laptops |
Summary: 14 users judge EvtEng.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log or EvtEng Module
To remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log or EvtEng Module in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if EvtEng.exe (Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log) 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 Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log 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 EvtEng.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.