How to get rid of the ntdevice VirusSometimes the ntdevice file may cloak a virus, such as Microsoft found Trojan:Win32/Opachki.D, as well as Kaspersky found Trojan-GameThief.Win32.OnLineGames.xbym. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with ntdevice.exe
The ntdevice.exe process is also known as Subsystem Core Library and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by Realteck Software. An obsolete or defective version of ntdevice.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Subsystem Core Library has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Subsystem Core Library 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)
- ntdevice.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ntdevice.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ntdevice.exe Subsystem Core Library
ntdevice.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ntdevice.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 52,224 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 56,320 bytes.
Ntdevice.exe does not supply any version information or other description. The ntdevice file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. This file has hidden itself from your anti-virus software. The file 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. This ntdevice.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Winlogon\Shell, MACHINE\Run). The ntdevice file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Ntdevice.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 100% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find ntdevice.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about ntdevice?
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 unknown
To remove Subsystem Core Library 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ntdevice.exe (Subsystem Core Library) 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 Subsystem Core Library. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Subsystem Core Library 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 ntdevice.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.