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Is CLCapSvc.exe safe?

CLCapSvc.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 CLCapSvc.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.

CLCapSvc.exe file information

The process known as CLCapSvc Module belongs to software CLCapSvc Module or CyberLink Background Capture Service (CBCS) or Acer Empowering Technology or QuickPlay SlingPlayer or HP Driver Diagnostics or HPSSupply or Oblivion or PowerCinema by unknown.

Description: CLCapSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. CLCapSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 266,338 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 270,431 bytes and 24 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/clcapsvc.exe.html 
The software has no file description. The program has no visible window. CLCapSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program CyberLink Background Capture Service or PowerCinema / QuickPlay SlingPlayer, update it, or ask Customer Support for help. Go to www.cyberlink.com/downloads/support/index_en_US.html to update it, go to www.cyberlink.com/prog/support/cs/index.do for support, or go to CyberLink Background Capture Service or PowerCinema / QuickPlay SlingPlayer in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify CLCapSvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CLCapSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CLCapSvc.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 a Cyber Link Capture Service. If deleted Power Cinema will leave Connection to the TV Tuner.
This file launches at boot up, and hangs, causing a slow boot up on my hp laptop (vista)
This Program runs in Vista as an input receiver, it comes installed on some computers and is harmless
Part of Cyberlink TV Enhance - your TV Tuner card might not work without it.
  G. Scott  
It behaves like a port scanner or some sort of capture utility, makes unauthorized changes to regitstry
  Jingle Grunges  
CyberLink Background Capture Service (CBCS). Provides background buffering, recording and burning functionality for CyberLink Capturing
Power Cinema (DVD player)
It's a power cinema service or also know as DVD player
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of CLCapSvc.exe: based on 22 votes with 9 reviews.
11 users think CLCapSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks CLCapSvc.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade CLCapSvc.exe ("not sure about it").

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