- Win32:BogEnt is a heuristic detection tool that involves files located on the host system.
- This article will be looking over several ways you can remove Win32:BogEnt from your system.
- Head over and check out the articles written in our How-To section for other problems with your PC.
- For more tutorials and helpful guides on how to remove malware, check out our Windows 10 Hub.
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Even if your antivirus has alerted you of removing the Win32:Bogent virus software, it can also be a false positive.
Several Steam users have reported that their third-party antivirus has quarantined Win32:Bogent when launching the Steam client.
Before dismissing the alert as a false positive, make sure to take some measures to ensure that the Win32:Bogent is not harmful.
In this article, we take a look at what is the Win32:Bogent file and how to remove it from your system if required.
How do I remove the Win32:Bogent [susp]?
1. Check for a false positive
- Launch your antivirus and open the Quarantine tab.
- Note the Win32:Bogent file path:
2. Change the antivirus software
- If the issue is occurring when you try to update or open Steam, and AVG or Avast detects the virus, you are most likely dealing with a false-positive.
- To make sure it is a false positive, try uninstalling your third-party antivirus and run the scan using Windows Defender.
We recommend a reliable antivirus program that protects your computer against viruses, Trojans, malware, spyware, and other Internet dangers such as rootkits or ransomware as Bitdefender.
The program is a combination of a classic virus scanner, a behavior-based adware detection, and also cloud functionality that ensures accuracy and prevents false alarms like the Win32:Bogent.
This great software uses advanced Artificial Intelligence technologies to anticipate, detect, and instantly block even the newest threats.
2.1 Uninstall antivirus
- Press Windows Key + R.
- Type control and click OK.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Go to AVG/Avast from a list of installed apps and click Uninstall.
- Wait for the program to complete and restart your PC.
2.2 Run Windows Defender
- Click on Start and select Settings.
- Go to Update & Security.
- Open Windows Security.
- Make sure your Windows Defender software is up to date.
- Click on Virus and threat protection.
- Go to Scan options.
- Select the Full Scan option.
- Click on Scan Now to start scanning.
- Wait for the scan to complete and check if Windows Defender detects the Trojan.
- If the Trojan is detected, then the possibility of a false positive can be ignored.
2.3 Remove the virus using Malwarebytes
- Download and install Malwarebytes.
- Launch the antivirus tool and perform a complete scan.
The Win32:Bogent is most likely a false positive if detected by Avast or AVG when launching the Steam client.
Before discarding it as a false positive, follow the steps in this article to make sure it is not a potential threat, and let us know if you solved the problem by leaving a message in the comments section below.