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What is cports.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 cports.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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Cports.exe file information

The process known as CurrPorts belongs to software CurrPorts or Nir Sofer by NirSoft (www.nirsoft.net).

Description: Cports.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The cports.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 65,536 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 39,424 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/cports.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. Cports.exe is not a Windows system file. Cports.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with cports.exe, you can do the following:
  1) remove the entire program Nir Sofer or ACDSee 15 using Windows Control Panel
  2) visit the www.nirsoft.net support page.

Recommended: Identify cports.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cports.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the cports.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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User Comments

kann sehr gut in Verwendung befindliche Ports darstellen und gegebenenfalls schließen, äußerst praktisch!
  fritz box  

Summary: Average user rating of cports.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.


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Best practices for resolving cports issues

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