What is avc.exe?
Avc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if avc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Avc.exe file information
The process known as avc.exe belongs to software Xilisoft DVD Ripper Ultimate or Xilisoft Video Converter or Xilisoft Audio and Video Converter or avc Application by ImTOO Software Studio (www.imtoo.com) or Xilisoft (www.xilisoft.com).
Description: Avc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. avc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 155,648 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 131,072 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous.
You can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Xilisoft Video Converter or Xilisoft DVD Ripper Ultimate).
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If avc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 3,555,328 bytes. There is no description of the program. The avc.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: C:\Windows\win.ini). The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Avc.exe is not a Windows core file. Avc.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.
If avc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 33,280 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avc.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.
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