How to remove an pctspk error
The free file information forum can help you determine if pctspk.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.
Pctspk.exe file information
The process known as pctvoice MFC Application belongs to software pctvoice Application or PCTEL Speaker Phone or W2k PCtel speaker phone by PCtel (www.pctel.com) or Conexant Systems (www.conexant.com).
Description: The file pctspk.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 86,016 bytes (49% of all occurrences), 163,840 bytes and 10 more variants.
It is a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It is a Microsoft signed file. pctspk.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If pctspk.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 30% dangerous. The file size is 163,840 bytes. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Pctspk.exe is not a Windows system file. pctspk.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "pctspk" can run at start up. Used for modems based upon PC-TEL chipsets. Normally used for some Voice and Speakerphone functions and also for some Power management options. If you remove it you may not be able to use any of those functions
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pctspk.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the pctspk.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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