What is UPNP.exe?
UPNP.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 UPNP.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.
UPNP.exe file information
The process known as upnp manager or UPNP config tool for BitComet belongs to software upnp manager Microcoft Windows by Microcoft (www.microcoft.com) or www.BitComet.com or Comet Network Technology Co.
Description: UPNP.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. UPNP.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 10,473 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 15,872 bytes and 5 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). UPNP.exe is not a Windows system file. UPNP.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If UPNP.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 484,928 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 496,952 bytes or 497,216 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The UPNP.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. UPNP.exe is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.
UPNP.exe is able to record inputs.
You can do the following:
- visit the www.bitcomet.com website
- completely remove BitComet (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as UPNP.exe. Therefore, you should check the UPNP.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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