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What does the syssvcnt.exe file do?

The syssvcnt.exe process is also known as ESP NT System Service Launcher and is a part of Authentium ESP or, as the case may be, BT Internet Security Pack. This software is produced by Authentium (www.authentium.com). An obsolete or defective version of syssvcnt.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 syssvcnt.exe ESP NT System service Launcher

syssvcnt.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file syssvcnt.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 112,160 bytes.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The syssvcnt file is not part of the Windows operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. This particular software is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. Syssvcnt.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 21% 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 syssvcnt.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 syssvcnt?

It is part of a security suite software that is provided by Cox (Communications) high speed internet - An American Internet Provider. The security suite is designed and maintained by a company called Authentium. Unless you live in the United States, and Cox is your internet provider, you can delete this from your computer. It should not be harmful, but is pointless to have on your computer.
JustMe
it is part of cox securiy suite
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Also related to a program called "curtains for windows" seems to be linked to this website which seems bogus in itself
VanillaSlice

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

How to uninstall Authentium ESP or BT Internet Security Pack

syssvcnt.exe ESP NT System service Launcher fix

To remove ESP NT System service Launcher 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 Authentium ESP or BT Internet Security Pack in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if syssvcnt.exe (ESP NT System service Launcher) 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 ESP NT System service Launcher. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ESP NT System service Launcher 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 syssvcnt.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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