What is dnkt.exe and how to fix dnkt.exe ?

What is dnkt.exe file ?


Most antivirus programs identify dnkt.exe as malware—for example Symantec identifies it as PUA.PerionInstaller, and Microsoft identifies it as PUA:Win32/Perion.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with dnkt.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


dnkt.exe descriptions


Dnkt.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Dnkt.exe is located in a subfolder of C:Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of C:WindowsSystem32—mainly C:WindowsSysWOW64mjcm.;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 781,616 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 730,928 bytes, 640,304 bytes or 646,448 bytes.;The program has no file description. The program is not visible. Dnkt.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file.;Dnkt.exe is able to monitor applications.;Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous.