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What is ccs.exe?

Ccs.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 ccs.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.

Ccs.exe file information

The process known as Command Converter Server belongs to software Cisco Configuration Service (CCS) or Cisco Configuration Service or CodeWarrior Development by Cisco Systems (www.cisco.com) or Metrowerks.

Description: Ccs.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ccs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 20,480 bytes (46% of all occurrences), 36,864 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ccs.exe.html 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The ccs.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Ccs.exe is not a Windows system file. Ccs.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

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If ccs.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 26% dangerous. The file size is 258,048 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The ccs.exe file is not a Windows core file.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ CodeWarrior Development.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ccs.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ccs.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 seems to be from cisco wireless PCMCIA
Cisco Configuration Service for WLAN card
The part of Cisco Aironet Desktop Utility (control panel for Cisco Aironet Wi-Fi cards driver)
  Alexey Lukashin   (further information)
c:\windows\ccs.exe is indeed part of the software support for the Cisco CB21AG/PI21AG wireless card.
  aaron   (further information)
showed up after installing my cisco wlan card
Cicsco Wireless PCMCIA
CISCO wlan config service
Cisco Configuration Service (CCS)
  Emma Roids  
cisco wireless software
it sometimes tends to eat up all cpu, tried removing it but the wlan still seems to be working fine (even though it is all cisco)
  Markus Forsberg  
File used with Cisco Aironet Site Survey Utility
Seems to be from a Real Arcade game called Combo Chaos.
  Nayelianne   (further information)
Cisco Aironet Desktop Utility. Not dangerous at all!
  A White  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ccs.exe: based on 11 votes with 13 user comments.
6 users think ccs.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade ccs.exe ("not sure about it").

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