How to remove an Prismsta error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Prismsta.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.
Prismsta.exe file information
The process known as PRISM Status Tray Applet or PRISM Setup Applet belongs to software PRISM Wireless LAN or IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN (version 11Mbps Adapter) or D-Link Air Wireless Configuration Utility by Intersil Americas (www.intersil.com) or LINKSYS (home.cisco.com) or Conexant Systems (www.conexant.com) or D-Link (www.dlink.com) or Gemtek (www.gemtek.com.tw).
Description: The file Prismsta.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (usually C:\WINDOWS\system32\ or C:\Program Files\2Wire 802.11g Wireless\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 215,552 bytes (91% of all occurrences), 147,543 bytes and 5 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. Prismsta.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify Prismsta.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "PRISMSTA.EXE" can run at start up. Creates a system tray icon for accessing information about Intersil Prism Wireless Settings. Intersil silicon is used by Trendware/Trendnet for example
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Prismsta.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Prismsta.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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