What is BbDevMgr.exe?

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 BbDevMgr.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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BbDevMgr.exe file information

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

The process known as BlackBerry Device Manager belongs to software BlackBerry Device Manager driver or BlackBerry Device Software Updater by Research In Motion ( or BlackBerry.

Description: BbDevMgr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file BbDevMgr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 577,536 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 376,832 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The BbDevMgr.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You may want to do the following:
  • search the support area on the RIM website
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > BlackBerry Desktop Software or BlackBerry Device Manager)

Recommended: Identify BbDevMgr.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BbDevMgr.exe. Therefore, you should check the BbDevMgr.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

BlackBerry Device Manager
gehört zur Blackberry Desktop Software zur Sicherung und Update von Blackberry-Software auf dem Blackberry-Telefonhandy
C:\DOCUME~1\PARTIC~1\CONFIG~1\Temp\WERba51.dir00\BbDevMgr.exe.mdmp C:\DOCUME~1\PARTIC~1\CONFIG~1\Temp\WERba51.dir00\appcompat.txt

Summary: Average user rating of BbDevMgr.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks BbDevMgr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks BbDevMgr.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade BbDevMgr.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving BbDevMgr issues

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