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What is slui.exe?

Slui.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 slui.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.

Slui.exe file information

The process known as Windows Activation Client belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original slui.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The file slui.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 325,632 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 349,184 bytes or 312,320 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/slui.exe.html 
It is a Windows core system file. Slui.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify slui.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as slui.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the slui.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

It executes a window that allows the user to change the operating system key. It is run from the command prompt. The correct syntax in win 7 or 8 is "slui.exe 3"
The file is not needed for the operating system to work properly. It handles the legitimacy of the Windows licence and provides a nag and/or timed reboot if your version of Windows is not genuine.

Summary: Average user rating of slui.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks slui.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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