What is Bkav2006.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 Bkav2006.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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Bkav2006.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Bkav2006
Bkav2006.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as BkavHome or BkavPro belongs to software Bach Khoa Antivirus (version 2006) or BkavPro by BKAV (

Description: Bkav2006.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Bkav2006.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 5,128,704 bytes, 8,785,408 bytes, 4,422,656 bytes or 5,882,880 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. Bkav2006.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also completely remove Bach Khoa Antivirus 2006 (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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If Bkav2006.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 5,391,009 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Bkav2006.exe. Therefore, you should check the Bkav2006.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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Summary: Average user rating of Bkav2006.exe: based on 9 votes with 1 user comment. 3 users think Bkav2006.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 4 users think Bkav2006.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Bkav2006 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Bkav2006. 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 Bkav2006.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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