What is eBoostrCP.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 eBoostrCP.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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EBoostrCP.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with eBoostrCP
EBoostrCP.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as eBoostr : Control Panel belongs to software eBoostr (version 2, 4, 3) by (

Description: EBoostrCP.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The eBoostrCP.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,610,880 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 1,083,640 bytes and 13 more variants. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is not a Windows core file. It is digitally signed. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can look for help on the website, make sure that you have installed the latest version or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > eBoostr 4 or eBoostr 2).

Recommended: Identify eBoostrCP.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as eBoostrCP.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example Generic-FAAF!E621488CC986 or Artemis!040DAF2E76C8 (detected by McAfee), and TROJ_GEN.R47C1HF or TROJ_SPNR.04CG11 (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the eBoostrCP.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

Gehört zum Tool eBoostr und ist eine alternative zu Ready Boost unter Win 7/ Vista
  Gerion ui Bennain   (further information)

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Best practices for resolving eBoostrCP issues

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