How to remove an ppwebcap error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ppwebcap.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.
Ppwebcap.exe file information
The process known as Web Capture or ScanSoft Web Capture belongs to software PaperPort or Living Marine Aquarium Screen by Scansoft (www.scansoft.com) or Nuance Communications (www.nuance.com) or ScanSoft (www.scansoft.com).
Description: The file ppwebcap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 40,960 bytes (65% of all occurrences), 43,008 bytes, 48,128 bytes, 77,824 bytes or 83,496 bytes.
The program has a visible window. Ppwebcap.exe is not a Windows core file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous.
If you experience any issues with installation of ppwebcap.exe, you can uninstall the software PaperPort or ScanSoft PaperPort 11 using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
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External information from Paul Collins:
- "PPWWebCap" is not required to run at start up. "PaperPort" software associated with scanners
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ppwebcap.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ppwebcap.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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