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What is upeksvr.exe?

Upeksvr.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 upeksvr.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.

Upeksvr.exe file information

The process known as Fingerprint Server Process for Vista belongs to software Protector Suite QL or Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader or Fingerprint Reader Suite or Protector Suite or ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software by UPEK (www.authentec.com).

Description: Upeksvr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file upeksvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 21,504 bytes (80% of all occurrences), 29,184 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/upeksvr.exe.html 
The program is not visible. Upeksvr.exe is not a Windows core file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Protector Suite QL or Fingerprint Reader Suite).

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If upeksvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 13% dangerous. The file size is 84,816 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 71,944 bytes, 57,168 bytes or 50,952 bytes. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Upeksvr.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. The file is a Verisign signed file.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader or SPBA) or visit the www.dell.com website.

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

ist der Fingerprint Sensor meist für IBM Rechner
Trojan Horse (Virus)
  John Buchanan   (further information)
Fingerprint scanner software
  Joe   (further information)
i have it for along time
Lenovo fingerprint software. Delivered with Lenovo devices with fingerprint reader (eg. Keyboard, Notebooks..)
part of fingerprint authentication system by UPEK on ibm thinkpad
  James   (further information)
Fingerprint scanner process. Legitimate. My lenovo e420 came with it, so if you have a laptop with a fingerprint scanner, its legit!
It is used by toshiba fingerprint security
  James Buchan  
I have a fugure print reader on my Dell XPS and I have thie process
  Stephen Smith .Net Engineer  
upeksvr.exe is the fingerprint software included by Dell. Only needed if you have the fingerprint reader.
  Dylan Mitchell  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of upeksvr.exe: based on 10 votes with 10 user comments.
6 users think upeksvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks upeksvr.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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