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What is bcont.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 bcont.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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Bcont.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with bcont
Bcont.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as SupportSoft Container belongs to software Comcast Desktop Software or SupportSoft Container by SupportSoft (www.supportsoft.com).

Description: Bcont.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Bcont.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". The file size on Windows 8/7/XP is 1,025,320 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/bcont.exe.html 
It is a Verisign signed file. The bcont.exe file is digitally signed. The bcont.exe file is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). Bcont.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of bcont.exe, you may want to look for help from the software company Comcast or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Comcast Desktop Software.

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

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I uninstalled the Comcast Desktop Software but bcont was not removed
  Kevin  
bcont.exe on my Windows 7 computer is NOT in the registry key location mentioned in the file.net information. It cannot be removed by the control panel's add/remove applet; and it has a Verisign signature that is invalid.
  Ray Silva  
I believe it is associated with Comcast as I just began their internet access right before SupportSoft began running.
  Phillip  

Summary: Average user rating of bcont.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks bcont.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks bcont.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade bcont.exe ("not sure about it").


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Best practices for resolving bcont issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with bcont. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the bcont.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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