How to remove the bpk virus

Most antivirus programs identify bpk.exe as malware—such as Kaspersky identifies it as or not-a-virus:Monitor.Win32.Perflogger.bfq, and TrendMicro identifies it as SPYW_PERFLOG.

The bpk.exe file is a software component of BlazingTools Perfect Keylogger Lite by Blazing Tools Software.
BPK is part of Blazing Tools keylogging program that works in stealth mode to record all keystrokes made on a system, the time they were made and in which application. It also takes periodic screenshots and can be configured to send email notifications for specific actions. Blazing Tools was established in 2002.

BPK stands for Blazing Tools Perfect Keylogger

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Bpk.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with bpk
Bpk.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as bpk.exe appears to belong to software BlazingTools Perfect Keylogger or BPK by Blazing Tools Software (

Description: Bpk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Bpk.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 438,272 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 417,792 bytes and 8 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. Bpk.exe is not a Windows core file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run). Bpk.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. Bpk.exe is able to hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the bpk.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

A key logger
Aye, it's a called Perfect Keylogger Lite. Not a harmful program unless it's installed by a harmful person. In most cases it's installed by a parent to watch their kids. Or a spouse that's worried they're being cheated on. However, if someone that uses your PC wanted your CC number it could be used like that as well.
  Sam   (further information)
Can be used to key log
its a real key logger
  tom ten berge  
It's trying to connect to a smtp server at
  David Wahlund  
Thanks to avg, it found this key logger on my computer and removed the .dll file. I'm running w2k and this file was hidden in my c://winnt/system32/bpk
  A friend  
Not usually dangerous, unless installed by unknown, or dangerous person. For example i found bpk.exe after my friend visited (tried to get pass for my hotmail). This could be dangerous if someone used, lets say "sub7" and accessed the logs.
  Matthew Primus  
Simple application that sends no information out over the Internet. Used to record keystrokes. No screen shots taken and no application log recorded.
There's an enterprise version of windows washer on P2P that maliciously installs bpk.
Installed and ran virus check which found 6 infected files associated with the program ie : Trojan.peflog.A.....avoid like the plague
infectou o meu pc.
Yep, It's a keylogger, and that's that. No Adware/other Spyware is included. As with any keylogger, it can be used maliciously, but as far as I can tell it was not intended to be as such. It even allows you to display a disclaimer window when windows starts, letting users know that their keystrokes are being monitored...that's probably the only legal way it can be used on a shared/public computer.
caused major lag, cause the restart screen to pop up..very nasty..tried to send info to internet,,zone alarm blocked it..had a dat file ready to send. PC antivirus didnt find it
but what can I do when my computer has it , my deskstop is nothing
it appeared after install of Virtual Jenna, Norton tagged it as dangerous. Had to reboot in safe mode to get rid of it.
It does not send information over the internet, unless it is configured to.
this is official spy programm(sorry for my English) used for getting pass, screen display. often send information on e-mail
  РуÑ�Ñ�кий Soviet Union  

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Summary: Average user rating of bpk.exe: based on 17 votes with 17 user comments. One user thinks bpk.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 10 users think bpk.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade bpk.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving bpk issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active bpk process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the bpk.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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