How to remove an PcCtlCom error
The free file information forum can help you determine if PcCtlCom.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
PcCtlCom.exe file information
The process known as PcCtlCom Module belongs to software Trend Micro Internet Security or Trend Micro Central Control Component or Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security by Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com).
Description: PcCtlCom.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ - generally C:\Program Files\trend micro\internet security 2005\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 880,722 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 880,719 bytes and 18 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. PcCtlCom.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with PcCtlCom.exe, you may want to uninstall Trend Micro PC-cillin or Sibelius Compass software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
Recommended: Identify PcCtlCom.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "PcCtlCom" must run at start up. Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PcCtlCom.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PcCtlCom.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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