How to remove an Cpqdfwag error
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Cpqdfwag.exe file information
The process known as Diagnostics Application or Compaq Diagnostics Application appears to be part of software Remote Diagnostics Enabling Agent or Compaq Remote Diagnostics Enabling Agent by Hewlett Packard (www.hp.com) or Compaq Computer (www.compaq.com).
Description: The file Cpqdfwag.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows (usually C:\WINDOWS\cpqdiag\).
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 212,992 bytes.
It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices). The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Cpqdfwag.exe is able to record inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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External information from Paul Collins:
- "CPQDFWAG" is not required to run at start up. For Compaq PC's. Runs Compaq diagnostics on every boot
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Cpqdfwag.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Cpqdfwag.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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