What is PeoplePC.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 PeoplePC.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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PeoplePC.exe file information

The process known as PeoplePC Online Accelerated belongs to software PeoplePC Online Accelerated by PeoplePC (

Description: PeoplePC.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The PeoplePC.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 1,007,644 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

PeoplePC.exe is a very dangerous virus downloaded by playing the online PCH.COM casino style games for tokens. Unsecured web browsers are infected once the user visits the website an plays the games. The flash client is also fake with a password with data mining rootkit installed, This virus payloads an slows down the infected computer scanning the hard drive for personal information with a password stealing package. Extremely dangerous. PeoplePC is now in the ownership of a adware company which infects user computers with virus to gain a greater revenue of the advertising.

Summary: Average user rating of PeoplePC.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks PeoplePC.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving PeoplePC issues

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