What is AkSA.exe?
AkSA.exe is an executable exe file which belongs to the Windows process ZoneAlarm AntiKeylogger which comes with the Sofware developed by Check Point Software Technologies LTD.
The .exe extension of the AkSA file specifies that it is an executable file.
Malware and viruses are also transmitted through exe files. So we must be sure before running any unknown executable file on our computers.
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We will check if the AkSA file is a virus or malware? Whether it should be deleted to keep your computer safe? Read more below.
Is AkSA.exe safe to run? Is it a virus or malware?
Let’s check the location of this exe file to determine whether this is a legit software or a virus. The location of this file is mentioned below.
File Location : C:Program Files (x86)CheckPointAKL
To check whether the exe file is legit you can start the Task Manager. Then click on the columns field and add Verified Signer as one of the columns.
Now look at the Verified Signer value for AkSA.exe process if it says “Unable to verify” then the file may be a virus.
|Software Developer||Check Point Software Technologies LTD|
|File Location||C:Program Files (x86)CheckPointAKL|
If the developer of the software is legitimate, then it is not a virus or malware. If the developer is not listed or seems suspicious, you can remove it using the uninstall program.
How To Remove or Uninstall AkSA.exe
To remove AkSA.exe from your computer do the following steps one by one.
- If the file is a part of a software program, then it will also have an uninstall program. Then you can run the Uninstaller located at directory like C:Program Files>Check Point Software Technologies LTD>ZoneAlarm AntiKeylogger orZoneAlarm AntiKeylogger >AkSA_uninstall.exe.
- Or the AkSA.exe was installed using the Windows Installer then to uninstall it Go to System Settings and open Add Or Remove Programs Option.
- Then Search for AkSA.exe or the software name ZoneAlarm AntiKeylogger in the search bar or try out the developer name Check Point Software Technologies LTD.
- Then click on it and select the Uninstall Program option to remove AkSA.exe file from your computer. Now the software ZoneAlarm AntiKeylogger program along with the file AkSA.exe will be removed from your computer.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I stop AkSA process?
In order to stop the aksa.exe process from running you either have to uninstall the program associated with the file or if it’s a virus or malware, remove it using a Malware and Virus removal tool.
Is AkSA a Virus or Malware?
As per the information we have the AkSA might be a virus or malware because even a good file might be infected with malware or virus to disguise itself. So follow our tutorial above to check it.
Is AkSA causing High Disk Usage?
You can find this by opening the Task Manager application ( Right-click on Windows Taskbar and choose Task Manager) and click on the Disk option at the top to sort and find out the disk usage of AkSA.
Is AkSA causing High CPU Usage?
You can find whether AkSA is using Full CPU by opening the Task Manager application. Now find the AkSA.exe process and check the CPU usage percentage.
Is AkSA causing High Network Usage?
If the AkSA has High data Usage, you can find this by opening the Task Manager windows app and find the AkSA.exe process and check the Network Usage column percentage.
How to check GPU Usage of AkSA?
To check whether the AkSA is causing high GPU usage, open the Task Manager window and look for the AkSA process in the name column and check the GPU usage column.
I hope you were able to learn more about the AkSA.exe file and how to remove it.
Let us know in the comments below if you face any other AkSA issues.