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What is prism.exe?

Prism.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if prism.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Prism.exe file information

The process known as Cox High Speed Internet Security Software or Authentium Curtains for Windows or Prism HUD or Authentium

belongs to software Cox High-Speed Internet security software or Prism HUD or High Speed Security Software or TBayTel Enhanced Security Suite or Curtains for Windows

by Authentium (www.authentium.com) or Cox Communications or Util's Haven.

Description: Prism.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file prism.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,337,735 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 350,208 bytes, 4,345,904 bytes or 4,337,664 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/prism.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The prism.exe file is not a Windows core file. Prism.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 10% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Cox High Speed Internet or Curtains for Windows.

Recommended: Identify prism.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as prism.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the prism.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

prism3d.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
This file belongs a utility that gives real time monitoring of network usage , hard drive activity, and cpu activity
  Christian guggenheimer  

Summary: Average user rating of prism.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments.
One user thinks prism.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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