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What is acevents.exe?

Acevents.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if acevents.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Acevents.exe file information

The process known as ActivIdentity Event Service belongs to software ActivClient Services or ActivClient for CAC - PKI Only or ActivClient Mini or ActivClient CAC (version 6.1 x86) or ActivClient (version x86 NASA DSI) by ActivIdentity (www.actividentity.com).

Description: Acevents.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. acevents.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 95,024 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 153,640 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/acevents.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to visit the www.actividentity.com website or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ ActivClient x86 or ActivClient 6.1 x86.

Recommended: Identify acevents.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as acevents.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the acevents.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

There is a small bar with this name "ace vents" on my screen and i can't remove it. Your scans are not compatible with vist 64 bit.
acevents.exe - ActivCard / ActivIdentity. Belongs to ActivIdentity software. ActivIdentity® solutions include Smart Employee ID, Enterprise Single Sign On, Strong Authentication, Secure Information and Transactions, and Smart Citizen ID. ActivIdentity products include SecureLogin® SSO, ActivClient™ smart card middleware, ActivID™ Card Management System, 4TRESS™ AAA Server, one-time password (OTP) tokens, and ActivKey™ USB tokens.
  Larry   (further information)
Likely supports CAC cards

Summary: Average user rating of acevents.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks acevents.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think acevents.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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