"ibtsiva.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "ibtsiva.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "ibtsiva.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "ibtsiva.exe" process?

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A

"ibtsiva.exe" process represents "Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBtSiva Service" program. "ibtsiva.exe" process is created by the "Intel Bluetooth Service".

"ibtsiva.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         ibtsiva

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "ibtsiva.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
ibtsiva.exe               4,384 K   Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBtSiva Service

Additional information about "ibtsiva.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\ibtsiva.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: ibtsiva.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\ibtsiva.exe
   Description: Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBtSiva Service
   Version: 18.1.1605.3087
   Size: 164984 bytes
   Last modified: 2/12/2016 6:38:36 PM
   Company Name: Intel Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\wlanapi.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\wlanutil.dll
C:\windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\windows\system32\CFGMGR32.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll

"ibtsiva.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "ibtsiva.exe" process.

 

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