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What does the lktsrv.exe file do?

The lktsrv.exe process is also known as lktsrv or, as the case may be, Part of Logos and is a part of National Instruments Logos or, as the case may be, National Instruments Time Synchronization. This software is produced by National Instruments (www.ni.com). An obsolete or defective version of lktsrv.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 lktsrv.exe lktsrv

lktsrv.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Lktsrv.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,296 bytes (28% of all these files), 50,736 bytes, 63,792 bytes, 57,344 bytes or, as the case may be, 64,288 bytes.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The lktsrv file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. 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 lktsrv.exe file has a 30% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 53,248 bytes (33% of all these files), 53,808 bytes or, as the case may be, 63,792 bytes. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This lktsrv.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This particular software can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity.

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 lktsrv.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 lktsrv?

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Neuvik
lktsrv.exe is part of National Instruments Logos, located in c:\WINDOWS\system32\lktsrv.exe
James

Summary: One user considers it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted lktsrv.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall National Instruments Logos or National Instruments Time Synchronization

To remove lktsrv 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 National Instruments Logos or National Instruments Time Synchronization in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if lktsrv.exe (lktsrv) 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 lktsrv. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for lktsrv 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 lktsrv.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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