What is popwndexe.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 popwndexe.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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Popwndexe.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with popwndexe
Popwndexe.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process belongs to software Rising Antivirus or Rising Internet Security or Rising Software Deployment System by Beijing Rising Information Technology Co. (

Description: Popwndexe.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The popwndexe.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 126,808 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 123,856 bytes, 116,888 bytes or 126,656 bytes. 
Popwndexe.exe is a Verisign signed file. The popwndexe.exe file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with popwndexe.exe, you can uninstall the software Rising Antivirus or Rising Internet Security using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program) or look for help from the software company Ikaka.

Recommended: Identify popwndexe.exe related errors

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

popwnd is a virus category, Turkojan when popwnd enters the my computer, it has super User access log, with special permission, that is the User's popwnd have full access to the computer, for remote connection ports allowing connection with COM DCOM services, security Accounts manager when he came into my computer, I immediately open the task manager ... I agree with you, the task manager really showed, favorable utility to disband this problem ... I disabled the popwnd by task manager.
In the windows 10 popwndexe.exe is however called risingpop.exe so d'ont get confused
  Rising Technology Beijing Limited.   (further information)
Is is a sub process of Rising AntiVirus. It is totally safe. You may try to terminate it if it bothers you, if it'd me essential to RAV - it'll be auto re-launched.
  SoKo   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of popwndexe.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks popwndexe.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks popwndexe.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving popwndexe issues

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