What is syncappw.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the syncappw.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Syncappw.exe file information

The process known as Allway Sync (version 10.4.0) or File Synchronization Application belongs to software Allway Sync or SyncApp by Usov Lab ( or SyncApp team.

Description: Syncappw.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file syncappw.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 92,200 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes or 86,528 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The file is not a Windows core file. The process has no file description. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with syncappw.exe, you could also uninstall Allway Sync software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify syncappw.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as syncappw.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the syncappw.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

Allway Sync monitors user-specified directories for any changes, so that you can maintain these directories backed up.
Der Prozess vonn Allway Sync
  WB   (further information)
I use Allway Sync to synchronize between locations, I use it primarily online storage sites and others like Dropbox. It can also be used to synchronize with a Windows system and cloud or other locations. Not sure whether this file appears in Mac environments or not. The Application was presented as a sync solution by
  Paul McG   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of syncappw.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think syncappw.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving syncappw issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with syncappw. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the syncappw.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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