What is Belkinwcui.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 Belkinwcui.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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Belkinwcui.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Belkinwcui
Belkinwcui.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Belkin Wireless Client Utility

belongs to software Belkin Wireless Client Utility or Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter or Belkin 54Mbps Wireless or Belkin Wireless USB Utility or Belkin Wireless G USB Adapter or Belkin N1 Wireless USB Adapter or Belkin Wireless G Notebook or Belkin Wireless G USB Adapter Software

by Belkin (

Description: Belkinwcui.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Belkinwcui.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,654,784 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,585,152 bytes and 8 more variants. 
The file is not a Windows system file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). Belkinwcui.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to uninstall the software Belkin 54Mbps Wireless or Belkin Wireless USB Utility using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify Belkinwcui.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Belkinwcui.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Belkinwcui.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

It is for the Belkin Wireless Configuration, i removed it with no problems
keep's shutting down window i.t .explorer
  B.K. Johnson  
I stopped it using task manager and my computer sprang into life. It was not needed for the wireless connection.
  Paul Hield  

Summary: Average user rating of Belkinwcui.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks Belkinwcui.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving Belkinwcui issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Belkinwcui. 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 Belkinwcui.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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