What is ezRecover.exe?

The genuine ezRecover.exe file is a software component of Magic Desktop by Easybits.
Magic Desktop is an educational and parental control software that enables children to safely and easily use computers. EzRecover.exe is a process that recovers accidentally deleted files. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. Magic Desktop provides a safe and educational platform for children to utilize Windows-based computers. The software features web-browser protection that blocks adult related material from being accessed, prevents accidental file deletion, blocks access to important data, and provides email for kids, games, music, tools for creating graphics, illustrations, and other art projects. Easybits is a Norwegian company that specializes in developing educational software. The company began development on their line of educational software in 2003 and currently sells Magic Desktop as its flagship product. Currently, Easybits' software falls under three categories - parenting, education and entertainment.

EzRecover stands for Ez File Recovery

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 ezRecover.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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EzRecover.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ezRecover
EzRecover.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as EasyBits For Kids or Easybits For Kids belongs to software Magic Desktop by EasyBits Software AS ( or EasyBits Software (

Description: EzRecover.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. EzRecover.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 61,112 bytes (69% of all occurrences), 60,464 bytes, 42,500 bytes or 15,768 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. It is a file with no information about its developer. EzRecover.exe is not a Windows system file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is a Verisign signed file. It is digitally signed. ezRecover.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with ezRecover.exe, you can uninstall Magic Desktop software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7) or contact Customer Service.

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

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