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What is dca-ua.exe?

Dca-ua.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 dca-ua.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.


Dca-ua.exe file information

The process known as Compete DCA Update Agent or DCA Update Agent belongs to software Compete DCA Update Agent or Compete DCA or Upromise TurboSaver by Compete (www.compete.com).

Description: Dca-ua.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file dca-ua.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 175,800 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 179,896 bytes, 267,584 bytes or 81,920 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/dca-ua.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. The dca-ua.exe file is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous.
You can uninstall the program Compete DCA or Upromise TurboSaver, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on Compete DCA or Upromise TurboSaver in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify dca-ua.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dca-ua.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dca-ua.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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