What does the nvdkit.exe file do?
The nvdkit.exe process is also known as Client Automation Tcl Runtime and is a part of HPCA Management Agent. This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of nvdkit.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Client Automation Tcl Runtime has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Client Automation Tcl Runtime 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)
- nvdkit.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module nvdkit.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about nvdkit.exe Client Automation Tcl Runtime
nvdkit.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Nvdkit.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,968,446 bytes (91% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 2,578,284 bytes.
This nvdkit.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The nvdkit file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This nvdkit.exe process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. For this reason, 65% 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 nvdkit.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 nvdkit?
|Radia Management Agent is an expensive product probably installed by your IT department to patch software from a central server without visiting each PC. (further information...) |
|it's a tool for IT departments to maintain user computers |
|Radia Tcl Runtime (HP). Used in Corporate network for patching and pushing out applications |
|Part of radia Maintainence |
|It is part of HP Openview Radia c.q. HP Client Automation. On servers it is used to run Radia services. Do not remove it. Your IT department needs is to deploy software and patches to your machine. |
Summary: 4 users judge nvdkit.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall HPCA Management Agent
To remove Client Automation Tcl Runtime from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate HPCA Management Agent in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if nvdkit.exe (Client Automation Tcl Runtime) 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 Client Automation Tcl Runtime. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Client Automation Tcl Runtime 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 nvdkit.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.