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What is kvoop.exe?

The genuine kvoop.exe file is a software component of KeyView by Hewlett-Packard.
KeyView is a file filtering and file transformation solution for enterprise systems. Kvoop.exe runs a process that consolidates information stored on the system. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. KeyView is a file filtering and transformation solution. The program was originally developed by Autonomy, Inc., but is currently owned by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. KeyView lets users extract metadata, text, and other properties from thousands of file formats based on a variety of platforms, allowing indexing of the entire system in a single IDOL index. Hewlett-Packard was founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, two Stanford graduates in electrical engineering, in 1939. It started out in Packard's Garage in Palo Alto, California. For the major part of the 20th century, the company focused on a wide range of electronic products but slowly grew out into producing computing-specific hardware from the 1970s onwards. Today, it provides hardware, software and services to consumers and various types of businesses and large corporations.

KVOOP stands for KeyView OLE (Object Linking and Embedding) Object Package

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 kvoop.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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Kvoop.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with kvoop
Kvoop.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as KeyView OOP APP or Websense Data Endpoint or AgentInstall

belongs to software PersonalBrain or AgentInstall64 or Websense Data Endpoint or AgentInstall or KeyView or Endpoint Classifier

by Autonomy or Websense (www.websense.com) or Vontu.

Description: Kvoop.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Kvoop.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 147,456 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 110,592 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/kvoop.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. Kvoop.exe is not a Windows system file. Kvoop.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with kvoop.exe, you can also do the following:
  1) safely remove the program using the uninstall program of AgentInstall64 or Digital Guardian Agent (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) visit the www.symantec.com support page.

Recommended: Identify kvoop.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as kvoop.exe. Therefore, you should check the kvoop.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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User Comments

Lotus Notes Process
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kvoop.exe wird für die Volltext-Indexierung unter IBM Lotus Notes gebraucht.
  Peter Gloor  
notwendig für den Lotus-Notes-Volltext-Index
  Uwe  
Luanched and running high CPU when Lotus Notes (I use rev 5) is full-text indexing a local database
  Patrice Bock  

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Summary: Average user rating of kvoop.exe: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think kvoop.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think kvoop.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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Best practices for resolving kvoop issues

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