Win32: What is BogEnt and how to remove it?

Many users report that third-party antivirus software has found a virus called Win32: BogEnt and is concerned about whether it should be removed or not.

Many users report that third-party antivirus software has found a virus called Win32: BogEnt and is concerned about whether it should be removed or not. Although it has been identified that there is a problem with antivirus software, it is smart to check if a file is legitimate before deleting.

Win32: What is BogEnt? Win32: Is BogEnt a virus?

Win32: BogEnt is a heuristic detection. This means that anti-virus software has detected abnormal behavior of some files in the host system, and whether or not it is a virus depends on many factors.

However, third-party antivirus software products such as AVG and Avast often report it as a virus. But AVG is known to give inaccurate results and therefore requires you to check the file.

Win32: What is BogEnt and how to remove it? Picture 1 Some software reports Win32: BogEnt is a virus

Is the file redefined?

It is important to verify the identity of the files involved. This can be done as follows:

1. Use Virustotal

You will find the file in the quarantine section of the antivirus software. Right click on it and select the option to open the file location.

Now, use the Virustotal website to scan the file and verify if it is infected.

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/home/upload

2. Use another antivirus tool

Sometimes anti-virus software products overprotect mark the legitimate software, files, and processes as malware. This is very common with third-party antivirus products.

To make sure the problem is not caused by your antivirus software, try using other software to scan the file. You can also use Windows Defender for this purpose.

Because you have to buy antivirus software and you may not want to pay for a new software just for testing, you can try one of these free antivirus software products for Windows 10.

Win32: What is BogEnt and how to remove it? Picture 2

3. Use file deletion software

In case the file has a locked problem and you are sure that it is infected with viruses, you can use these free file deletion software for Windows 10.

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