What is AVKBap64.exe?

The genuine AVKBap64.exe file is a software component of G Data Antivirus by G Data.
G Data Antivirus is a security application that protects computers against malicious software such as viruses, trojans, malware, etc. AVKBap64.exe runs a process that analyses files on their behaviour in order to detect malicious programs. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. G Data Antivirus is an anti-virus solution for home users using Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. G Data Antivirus provides security services features a real-time antivirus scanner with automatic updates for virus definitions, a PUA (potentially unwanted applications) or malware, spyware, and adware shield, a personal firewall, behaviour monitoring, keyboard guard, and more. G Data Software AG is a German company that develops and markets computer security solutions to home users as well as corporate clients. The company is best known for being one of the first developers of an anti-virus program which was written for ATARI. G Data was founded in 1985 by Kai Figge and Frank Kühn, and is currently headquartered in Bochum, Germany.

AvKBAP64 stands for Anti-virus Kit Behavioral Analysis Proxy (64-bit)

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the AVKBap64.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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AVKBap64.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with AVKBap64
AVKBap64.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process belongs to software G Data Security Software or G Data InternetSecurity (version 2013) or G Data TotalProtection (version 2013) by G Data Software AG (

Description: AVKBap64.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The AVKBap64.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 481,400 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 481,912 bytes and 9 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. AVKBap64.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramG DATA Software AG or G Data InternetSecurity 2013
  2) contact Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify AVKBap64.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AVKBap64.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AVKBap64.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

It looke like its from Gdata
This is apparently the learning program GData installs to train its firewall. If you're using the Gdata Firewall you'll want this in place so it doesn't block programs because it doesn't know what they are.
Prozess gehört zur Verhaltensüberwachung von G Data AntiVirus. Kann auf 64bit Clients hohe CPU Last erzeugen !!!
Ist wohl von G Data
Wohl wichtig für Gdata.

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Summary: Average user rating of AVKBap64.exe: based on 7 votes with 5 user comments. 2 users think AVKBap64.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks AVKBap64.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving AVKBap64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AVKBap64. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AVKBap64.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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