What does the WVSScheduler.exe file do?
The WVSScheduler.exe process is also known as Acunetix WVS Scheduler and is a part of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner or, as the case may be, Acunetix Vulnerability Editor. This software is produced by Acunetix (www.acunetix.com). An obsolete or defective version of WVSScheduler.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Acunetix WVS Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Acunetix WVS Scheduler 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)
- WVSScheduler.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WVSScheduler.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WVSScheduler.exe Acunetix WVS Scheduler
WVSScheduler.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WVSScheduler.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,009,840 bytes (20% of all these files), 655,360 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. WVSScheduler.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as connect to the Internet. For this reason, 54% 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 WVSScheduler.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 WVSScheduler?
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 Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner or Acunetix Vulnerability Editor
To remove Acunetix WVS Scheduler 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 Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner or Acunetix Vulnerability Editor in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WVSScheduler.exe (Acunetix WVS Scheduler) 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 Acunetix WVS Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Acunetix WVS Scheduler 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 WVSScheduler.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.