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What does the Mxvgautil.EXE file do?

The Mxvgautil.EXE process is also known as USB-VGA (High Resolution) and is a part of USB 2.0 VGA Device or, as the case may be, USB-VGA. This software is produced by Magic Control Technology (www.mct.com.tw) or, as the case may be, Generic Provider. An obsolete or defective version of Mxvgautil.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 Mxvgautil.EXE USB-VGA

Mxvgautil.EXE is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Mxvgautil.EXE is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 259,448 bytes.
Mxvgautil.EXE does not supply any version information or other description. The file 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. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This Mxvgautil.EXE process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Mxvgautil.EXE is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 30% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A Mxvgautil.EXE file has a 70% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 86,016 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 249,856 bytes. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Mxvgautil.EXE is capable of interpret keystrokes.

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 Mxvgautil.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 Mxvgautil?

driver to usa to vga adaptor
It acts as the utility to control a USB to VGA adapter on your machine.

Summary: 2 users judge Mxvgautil.EXE to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall USB 2.0 VGA Device or USB-VGA

Mxvgautil.EXE USB-VGA fix

To remove USB-VGA from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for USB 2.0 VGA Device or USB-VGA in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if Mxvgautil.EXE (USB-VGA) 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 USB-VGA. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for USB-VGA 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 Mxvgautil.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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