What is CilRS232.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 CilRS232.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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CilRS232.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with CilRS232
CilRS232.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The file itself provides very little indication as to its creator. However, here are some useful tips about CilRS232.exe.

Description: CilRS232.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. CilRS232.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 258,048 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 253,952 bytes, 262,144 bytes or 241,664 bytes. 
There is no file information. CilRS232.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. CilRS232.exe is not a Windows system file. CilRS232.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CilRS232.exe. Therefore, you should check the CilRS232.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

MGE/UPS Überwachungssoftware USV-Anlage
MGE UPS Systems
  Shane   (further information)
  Onda Crack   (further information)
Seems to be EATON UPS related
  Xavier PICAT  
Belongs to (former MGE) APC UPS Monitoring and Managing Software
  Klaus Charlier   (further information)
266.240 byte on C:\Program files\EATON\PersonalSolutionPac
  fly   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of CilRS232.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. 4 users think CilRS232.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving CilRS232 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with CilRS232. 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 CilRS232.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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