What is BtHidUi.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 BtHidUi.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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BtHidUi.exe file information

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

The process known as HID Switch Service belongs to software Vista Profile Pack or HID Switch Service by Cambridge Silicon Radio.

Description: BtHidUi.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BtHidUi.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,298,432 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 1,593,344 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using BtHidUi.exe, you may also do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BtHidUi.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BtHidUi.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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Best practices for resolving BtHidUi issues

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