What is NclMSBTSrvEx.exe?

The genuine NclMSBTSrvEx.exe file is a software component of PC Connectivity Solution by Nokia.
A bluetooth media server for Nokia's PC Connectivity Solution platform, this application launches on demand and allows you to synchronize your Nokia handset with your PC bluetooth. Once synchronized, your phone can be virtually controlled using the PC Connectivity Solution software. This includes modifying files, as well as access to the address book, call history, etc. One of the world's oldest companies, Nokia was founded in 1865 in Finland.

NclMsBtSrvEx stands for Nokia class Microsoft Bluetooth Media Server Express

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 NclMSBTSrvEx.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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NclMSBTSrvEx.exe file information

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

The process known as Microsoft Bluetooth Media Server belongs to software PC Connectivity Solution by Nokia (

Description: NclMSBTSrvEx.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. NclMSBTSrvEx.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 158,032 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 140,288 bytes, 141,824 bytes, 148,888 bytes or 148,520 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The NclMSBTSrvEx.exe file is not a Windows core file. The application can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The file is a Verisign signed file. It is digitally signed. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall PC Connectivity Solution, or ask Support team for help. Go to PC Connectivity Solution in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or go to for Customer Support.

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

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Summary: Average user rating of NclMSBTSrvEx.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving NclMSBTSrvEx issues

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