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Is unsecapp.exe safe?

Unsecapp.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 unsecapp.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.

Unsecapp.exe file information

The process known as WMI or Sink to receive asynchronous callbacks for WMI client application belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Unsecapp.exe is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. The file unsecapp.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 16,896 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 37,888 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/unsecapp.exe.html 
The unsecapp.exe file is a Windows core system file. The program has no visible window. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. There is no information about the author of the file. Therefore the technical security rating is 7% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify unsecapp.exe related errors

If unsecapp.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 47,104 bytes. The file is a Microsoft signed file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as unsecapp.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the unsecapp.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

tricksters programme
  allouicious grand saisit  
Spaztech is right. It started because of virus Relevent Knowledge.
Completely harmless afaik, just taking up memory not doing anything. Appeared after I installed some Adware but probably not related as this is a Microsoft file.
program called relevant knowledge uses it !!! sends back info to host server .. used for market research
  andy   (further information)
I suspect it slows down my computer, have to investigate it further.
  Gary K.  
crashes my computer all the time
  fred dick  
This needs to be running if you use Windows Firewall On Win XP SP3 ver 2002
I have no idea what this is! I installed "SweetIm" And it appeard after that.
  No clue  
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of unsecapp.exe: based on 30 votes with 9 reviews.
13 users think unsecapp.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 10 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 4 users think unsecapp.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 10 users don't grade unsecapp.exe ("not sure about it").

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