What is ipccheck.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 ipccheck.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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Ipccheck.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ipccheck
Ipccheck.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as iPass Downloader Utility belongs to software iPass Downloader Utility by iPass (

Description: Ipccheck.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Ipccheck.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 282,624 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 294,912 bytes, 286,720 bytes, 532,480 bytes or 249,856 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. Ipccheck.exe is not a Windows system file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Ipccheck.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ipccheck.exe. Therefore, you should check the ipccheck.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

Ist Bestandteil der iPass Connectivity Software. Wird auch als "T-Online-Internationaler Zugang" bezeichnet.
  Aasgeier   (further information)
is part of iPass VPN conection

Summary: Average user rating of ipccheck.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving ipccheck issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ipccheck. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ipccheck.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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