The genuine bmctl.exe file is a software component of Bytemobile Optimization Client by Bytemobile.
Allowing you to select the type of graphics transmitted across your internet connection, Bytemobile has the ability to optimize your connection speed based on the choice you make. The Bytemobile Optimization Client has a small interface that allows you to choose various graphics options, from high resolution compression to low quality. Your connection speed will vary based on your selection.
BmCtl stands for Bytemobile Control Process
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 bmctl.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.
Description: Bmctl.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Bmctl.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 380,928 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 390,272 bytes, 303,104 bytes, 339,968 bytes or 376,832 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The bmctl.exe file is not a Windows core file. Bmctl.exe is able to connect to the Internet, monitor applications and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as bmctl.exe. Therefore, you should check the bmctl.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with bmctl. 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 repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, 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 bmctl.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.