What is Ekrn.exe?

Ekrn.exe is part of ESETService and developed by ESET according to the Ekrn.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Ekrn.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Ekrn.exe's description is "ESETService".

Ekrn.exe is digitally signed by ESET.

Ekrn.exe is an .exe file.

Ekrn.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\ESET\ESET Security\ekrn.exe

Ekrn.exe basic information

Description
ESETService
Internal Name
ekrn.exe
Version
10.16.58.0
Company
Hash
17544C226C79441E546781EB63AF5CAD

Ekrn.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\ESET\ESET Security\eComServer.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\ESET\ESET Security\eguiproxy.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\ESET\ESET Security\egui.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

Ekrn.exe actions

List of the actions Ekrn.exe executes on a user's PC
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Info\\ActiveFeatures
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000001\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000003\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000005\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000006\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000007\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000008\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000009\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000100\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000101\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000102\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000103\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000105\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000200\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000300\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000400\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000800\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000d00\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000d02\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000E00\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000F00\\Load
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006\settings
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006\settings\Ekrn
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006\settings\Ekrn\\MecacOptionHandled
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006\settings\Ekrn\Info
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000006\settings\Ekrn\Info\\LastLicenseWarning
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000100\Settings
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000100\Settings\SavedScanners
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000103
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000103\settings
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000103\settings\\m_dwEnable
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\urllog.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\registryFileStorage_globalA.cfg
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000800\settings
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000800\settings\\OutlookIntegrationChangeCounter
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\devctrllog.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Antispam
new catalogue created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Info\\UniqueId
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\virlog.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\warnlog.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\lasthit.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Logs\hipslog.dat
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\Diagnostics\ECP
new catalogue created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Info\\WebActivationState
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Info\\WebSeatId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Info\\WebClientComputerName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\DistPackage
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\DistPackage\AppSettings
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\DistPackage\AppSettings\\ActOptions
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\DistPackage\\DistSettings
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Plugins\01000400\Settings\\LastUpdateRetval
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\versions.csv
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas\\ArrayOrder
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas\ce_meta
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas\ce_meta\strbufs
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas\ce_meta\strbufs\\Tag
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\Settings\Updater\AcceptedEulas\ce_meta\strbufs\\Version
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths\\ArrayOrder
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths\ce_meta
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths\ce_meta\strbufs
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths\ce_meta\strbufs\\Path
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\plugins\01000600\settings\Quarantine\UserQuarantineDirPaths\ce_meta\strbufs\\UserSID
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\\ArrayOrder
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a1
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a1\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a2
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a2\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a3
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a3\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a4
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a4\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a5
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a5\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a6
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a6\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a7
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a7\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\a5\\LastExec
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\ce_meta
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\ce_meta\strbufs
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\ESET Security\CurrentVersion\Config\scheduler\exec\ce_meta\strbufs\\Guid
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ESET\ESET Security\registryFileStorage_globalB.cfg
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\ESET\ESET Security\NOTICE_mod
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{AA904D87-89F6-45E0-A250-58977AF033BC}
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{AA904D87-89F6-45E0-A250-58977AF033BC}\\DriverName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{AA904D87-89F6-45E0-A250-58977AF033BC}\\Inf0
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{AA904D87-89F6-45E0-A250-58977AF033BC}\\Inf0Sha1
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{AA904D87-89F6-45E0-A250-58977AF033BC}\\Inf0LastWriteTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{BFC85452-8E68-46B6-9D74-DEE1293E1BE9}
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{BFC85452-8E68-46B6-9D74-DEE1293E1BE9}\\DriverName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{BFC85452-8E68-46B6-9D74-DEE1293E1BE9}\\Inf0
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{BFC85452-8E68-46B6-9D74-DEE1293E1BE9}\\Inf0Sha1
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ESET\Setup\Drivers\{BFC85452-8E68-46B6-9D74-DEE1293E1BE9}\\Inf0LastWriteTime
new registry key parameter created

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Ekrn.exe's virus check

80%

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18%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

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75%

of users rate Ekrn.exe as a useful program

24%

of users find Ekrn.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

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