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What is utilty.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 utilty.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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Utilty.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with utilty
Utilty.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Lenovo Power Management Software or TODO: File description belongs to software EnergyCut or TODO: Product name or Lenovo Power Management Software by Lenovo(beijing) (www.lenovo.com.cn) or TODO: Company name.

Description: Utilty.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file utilty.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,581,056 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 4,456,448 bytes or 1,298,432 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/utilty.exe.html 
The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Utilty.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also uninstall the software Energy Management or EnergyCut using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program) or contact www.Lenovo.com to assist you.

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If utilty.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 1,363,968 bytes. The program has no visible window. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Utilty.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also uninstall the software VeriFace using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

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

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