What does the UA.exe file do?
The UA.exe process is also known as Verizon (Version 2.0 UA for Android) and is a part of Verizon Wireless Software Utility. This software is produced by SAMSUNG Electornics Co.. An obsolete or defective version of UA.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Verizon has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Verizon 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)
- UA.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module UA.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about UA.exe Verizon
UA.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file UA.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,238,336 bytes (20% of all these files), 1,245,504 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
UA.exe has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: User Shell Folders). To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. UA.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 46% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A UA.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 1,352,352 bytes (33% of all these files), 1,139,520 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,102,656 bytes. This UA program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. This UA.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: User Shell Folders). The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. UA.exe has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. UA.exe 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. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. UA.exe is capable of record 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 UA.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 UA?
|u can not end this process with normal task manager |
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall Verizon Wireless Software Utility
To remove Verizon 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 Verizon Wireless Software Utility in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if UA.exe (Verizon) 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 Verizon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Verizon 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 UA.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.