How to remove an shwicon error
The free file information forum can help you determine if shwicon.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.
Shwicon.exe file information
Description: shwicon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - generally C:\Program Files\USB Storage RW\ or C:\Program Files\CRW\ or C:\Program Files\Card Reader\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 69,632 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 73,728 bytes and 4 more variants.
Shwicon.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Rome - Total War(TM).
Recommended: Identify shwicon.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "ShowIcon_SmartDisk Corporation_USB Card Reader v1.14e051": Card reader for memory cards from digital cameras. Is it required?
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as shwicon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the shwicon.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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