What is cip-nt.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 cip-nt.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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Cip-nt.exe file information

The process known as cip-nt.exe belongs to software Visualware CallerIP by unknown.

Description: Cip-nt.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Cip-nt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 21,394 bytes (71% of all occurrences) or 25,673 bytes. 
The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify cip-nt.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cip-nt.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the cip-nt.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's caller ID For IP Address
  Joe   (further information)
Caller IP Program Visual Ware Inc. - tried uninstalling the application from Add/Remove but this file is left behind though.
  marlon   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of cip-nt.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks cip-nt.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving cip-nt issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with cip-nt. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the cip-nt.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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