What is jv16 powertools.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 jv16 powertools.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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Jv16 powertools.exe file information

The process known as jv16 PowerTools belongs to software jv16 PowerTools by unknown.

Description: Jv16 powertools.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Jv16 powertools.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 835,584 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 1,026,560 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. There is no file information. It is not a Windows core file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). Jv16 powertools.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with jv16 powertools.exe, you may also want to uninstall jv16 PowerTools software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify jv16 powertools.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as jv16 powertools.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the jv16 powertools.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 jv16 powertools issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with jv16 powertools. 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 jv16 powertools.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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