What is wsbklite.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 wsbklite.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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Wsbklite.exe file information

The process known as Acer light sensor or wsbklite MFC Application belongs to software wsbklite Application by unknown.

Description: Wsbklite.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Wsbklite.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 32,768 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 106,496 bytes. 
There is no file information. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Wsbklite.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wsbklite.exe. Therefore, you should check the wsbklite.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

Probably related to the light sensor on an Acer Tablet PC.
  I Wyatt  
every time I start up, I get a message that this file is missing. But I don't know what app it's for or what it is!
Its the acer light sensor - changes screen brightness to conserve battery. not essential
its a utility for Acer Table PC`s that allows you to adjust the backlight level. IF you are getting a message that is missing on startup, its most likely you have an entry in WIN.INI file that is no longer needed.
  Jim F.  
Found on Acer Tablet

Summary: Average user rating of wsbklite.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments. 2 users think wsbklite.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving wsbklite issues

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