How to remove an PIconStartup error
The free file information forum can help you determine if PIconStartup.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.
PIconStartup.exe file information
The process known as PIconStartup application or PIcon startup utility belongs to software IntelŪ Management Engine Components or IntelŪ Management Engine or PIconSta Application by Intel (www.intel.com).
Description: PIconStartup.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 111,640 bytes (83% of all occurrences), 112,408 bytes or 104,960 bytes.
The program has a visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 6% dangerous.
In case you experience problems using PIconStartup.exe, you can also uninstall the associated program
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If PIconStartup.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 26% dangerous. The file size is 104,960 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PIconStartup.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PIconStartup.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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