What is KodakCCS.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 KodakCCS.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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KodakCCS.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with KodakCCS
KodakCCS.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Kodak DC Ring (version 3 Conduit (Win32)) belongs to software Kodak DC File System Driver (Win32) by Eastman Kodak Company (

Description: KodakCCS.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. KodakCCS.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 322,104 bytes (75% of all occurrences), 282,684 bytes, 411,920 bytes, 294,972 bytes or 301,624 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The file is a Microsoft signed file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with KodakCCS.exe, you may also want to contact Customer Service, find out if there is a newer version available or remove the entire program CCScore using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as KodakCCS.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the KodakCCS.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

Its all gd
  God   (further information)
was tricked into d/L this file as a zip , was soppose to be be fear factor playboy pics, inside zip was Kodakccs.exe, similar name to KodakCCS.exe which is dig camera software, upon executing file it adds kodakccs.exe to windows/system32/drivers folder and adds line to reg key run- so it will start at startup, this is where i got malicous zip,, I think its a trojan
  wbryan   (further information)
Contains Kodak Backweb*****.exe, Software updated for Kodak
  Fatmander   (further information)
Its part of Kodak Easyshare program for digital camera. Its ok.
redundant scanning for camera attachment (windows already does this) disable if it's using resource you wanted
Kodak dig camera sensor. Don't try God's link-popups
  J. Scott  
KodakCCS.exe is an Application for your Kodak EasyShare Software. It's causing my system to crash, but it's not supposed to, I have windows ME so maybe thats' why. But w/o this application, you can't upload your pictures from your digital camera. I think I'll need to call Kodak and see if they can walk me through this and find a way for this to work without is causing my system to error.
Essential if you have Kodak Easyshare software installed otherwise kill it.
came with my kodak easyshare software included with my digital camera. Totoal waste of resources if you have the slightest idea how to use your camera, not needed with XP
stange...i can't end the process for some reason. after i his 'end process' it just sits there like i did nothing at all
disabling it will disable your camera's transfer function until you activate the program again
This file is really for the Kodak Easyshare camera, but there is no need of it in Windows XP. Everyone can transfer files from the camera just using the USB connection. No need of it at all (if you want, you can uninstall software, just not forget to remove all your files from the Kodak folder).
Necessary for downloading from Kodak cameras but causes Win98 to hang at shut down. The only solution I've found is to remove it from the startup menu and only run it when needed. Make sure to kill it before powering down.
I also can't kill the process and when I try to change the priority, it tells me access denied. I don't need it running all the time! Grr.
I'm having a hard time preventing this file from loading on startup. I've looked in all the usual startup places in the registry. It's listed in a couple of other keys, but I'm afraid to mess with it.
This is part of Kodak EasyShare software. It is not essential and may be best to disable it as Kodake Easyshare software is a HUGE resource hog and can slow your PC diown or even cause it to hang
Go to folder: Kodak Kodak Software Updater Kodak Software Updater Setup and select not to auto start it.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of KodakCCS.exe: based on 17 votes with 17 user comments. 9 users think KodakCCS.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 7 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks KodakCCS.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving KodakCCS issues

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