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What does the EvtEng.exe file do?

The EvtEng.exe process is also known as Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log Service or, as the case may be, EvtEng Module and is a part of Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software or, as the case may be, Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log. 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:

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What you should know about EvtEng.exe Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log service

EvtEng.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. EvtEng.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 647,168 bytes (9% of all these files), 860,160 bytes as well as 40 other variants.
It is the service "EvtEng".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. EvtEng.exe is capable of track other applications as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 31% 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.
Silver Sloth
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.
Rohn Wood
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.
Craig
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 WiFi Software or Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log

To remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log service 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 Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software or Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if EvtEng.exe (Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log 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 Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Intel PROSet/Wireless Event Log 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 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.

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