What is rpcapd.exe?
Rpcapd.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 rpcapd.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.
Rpcapd.exe file information
The process known as Remote Packet Capture Daemon or Wireless Manager belongs to software Remote Packet Capture Daemon or WinPcap or Remote Packet Capture Protocol (version v.0 (experimental)) by CACE Technologies (www.cacetech.com) or NetGroup - Politecnico di Torino.
Description: Rpcapd.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file rpcapd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 86,016 bytes (78% of all occurrences), 92,792 bytes, 77,824 bytes, 93,048 bytes or 117,264 bytes.
The program has no visible window. Rpcapd.exe is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with rpcapd.exe occur, you can also do the following:
- get help from the software vendor Affinegy
- uninstall Wireless Manager or WinPcap software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)
Recommended: Identify rpcapd.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rpcapd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the rpcapd.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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