Is Compaq Connections.exe safe?
Compaq Connections.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 Compaq Connections.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.
Compaq Connections.exe file information
Description: Compaq Connections.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Compaq Connections.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 36,903 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 45,056 bytes, 16,423 bytes or 34,520 bytes.
The file is not a Windows system file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program has no visible window. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with Compaq Connections.exe, you could also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > HijackThis or Adobe Photoshop CS2).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Compaq Connections.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Compaq Connections.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.
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