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 ISBEW64.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.
The process known as InstallShield (version 64-bit Setup Engine) belongs to software InstallShield or Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 10) by Macrovision (www.macrovision.com) or Flexera Software or Acresso Software (www.flexerasoftware.com).
Description: ISBEW64.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ISBEW64.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 120,240 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 120,768 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. ISBEW64.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If ISBEW64.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 47% dangerous. The file size is 120,240 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 120,768 bytes, 150,400 bytes or 107,320 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file.
If ISBEW64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 38% dangerous. The file size is 65,024 bytes (62% of all occurrences) or 63,488 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ISBEW64.exe. Therefore, you should check the ISBEW64.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ISBEW64. 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 ISBEW64.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.