What is _2cd672ae.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the _2cd672ae.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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_2cd672ae.exe file information

There are no author's data about the _2cd672ae.exe process.

Description: _2cd672ae.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. _2cd672ae.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,078 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 2,238 bytes or 15,086 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). The _2cd672ae.exe file is not a Windows system file. _2cd672ae.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If _2cd672ae.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 18% dangerous. The file size is 766 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 1,078 bytes. The program has a visible window. The program has no file description. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows core file. _2cd672ae.exe appears to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as _2cd672ae.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the _2cd672ae.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

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It's installed with the U3 Kingston Pendrives
  Amin Gilani  
U3 loader for sandisk storage as far as Security Task Manager identifies it.
  Sommer J  

Summary: Average user rating of _2cd672ae.exe: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks _2cd672ae.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving _2cd672ae issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with _2cd672ae. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the _2cd672ae.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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