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What is Battle.net.exe?

The genuine Battle.net.exe file is a software component of Battle.net by Blizzard.
Battle.net is an application designed to install, run and manage Blizzard games. Battle.net.exe runs the Battle.net desktop application. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. The Battle.net Desktop App acts as a launcher for Blizzard games. The program can be used to install and automatically update games, create individual user accounts that maintain personal settings and preferences for individual users, and receive news and information regarding Blizzard and Blizzard products. Battle.net supports the Windows platform. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a developer and publisher of video games. The company made a lot of success through critically acclaimed games, StarCraft and World of Warcraft. Blizzard was founded by Michael Morhaime, Allen Adham and Frank Pearce, three UCLA graduates, on February 8, 1991, and was originally called, Silicon & Synapse. The company currently employs some 4,700 people. It is headquartered in Irvine, California, United States.

Battle.net stands for Battle.net Desktop Application

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 Battle.net.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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Battle.net.exe file information

The process known as Battle.net desktop app belongs to software Battle.net by Blizzard Entertainment (blizzard.com).

Description: Battle.net.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Battle.net.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 10,066,992 bytes and 14 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/battle.net.exe.html 
The file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Battle.net.exe is able to monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Battle.net)
  2) turn to the software developer, Blizzard, for advice
  3) verify that you have installed the latest version.

Recommended: Identify Battle.net.exe related errors

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

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User Comments

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Battle.net\Battle.net Launcher.exe"
   
que é um programa para comprar e baixar jogos
  drelo  

Summary: Average user rating of Battle.net.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks Battle.net.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving Battle issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Battle. 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 Battle.net.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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