What is BtvStack.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 BtvStack.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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BtvStack.exe file information

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

The process known as Extension Core or Bluetooth Stack Server or Bluetooth Tray

belongs to software Dell WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Bluetooth Win7 Suite or Qualcomm Atheros WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite or Qualcomm Atheros Driver Installation or Atheros WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Atheros Bluetooth Suite

by Atheros Commnucations or Qualcomm Atheros Commnucations or Qualcomm®Atheros.

Description: BtvStack.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. BtvStack.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 132,736 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 388,608 bytes and 17 more variants. 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. BtvStack.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. BtvStack.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If problems with Qualcomm Atheros WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Bluetooth Win7 Suite come up, you can uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs" or visit the website.

Recommended: Identify BtvStack.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BtvStack.exe. Therefore, you should check the BtvStack.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

Wollte auf Skype zugreifen
SKYPE wollte zugreifen
BtvStack.exe ist der Treiber für Bluetooth-Peripheriegeräte. Falls blockiert für Skype sind keine Bluetooth-Headsets mehr zu nutzen.
I have a Sony VAIO laptop. When pressing the Caps Lock key, a popup comes up notifying you that Caps Lock has been activated. That is caused by this process, and it's very annoying. Simply rename or delete this file from C:\Program Files (x86)\Bluetooth Suite and restart the computer. You'll no longer get the annoying popup when hitting Caps Lock.
ich habe es nicht bewusst auf meinem laptop installiert, - es muss von anfang an mit win8.1 vorinstalliert gewesen sein. nun will es auf skype zugreifen. da es für windows nicht notwendig sein soll, werde ich versuchen, es zu deinstallieren.
not much; skype asks to add it
Ungefährlich! Diese Datei möchte auf Skype zugreifen damit diese miteinander über Bluetooth kommunizieren kann (für Drahtlosheadsets beispielsweise).
Wollte auch bei mir auf Skype zugreifen

Summary: Average user rating of BtvStack.exe: based on 4 votes with 8 user comments. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks BtvStack.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 4 users don't grade BtvStack.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving BtvStack issues

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