What is VcomCloudAgent.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 VcomCloudAgent.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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VcomCloudAgent.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with VcomCloudAgent
VcomCloudAgent.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as VCOM Device Agent belongs to software VComCloudAgent by Avanquest Software North America.

Description: VcomCloudAgent.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. VcomCloudAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 142,720 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 133,496 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. It is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. VcomCloudAgent.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with VcomCloudAgent.exe, you may want to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Fix-It or SystemSuite (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or turn to the software company, Vcom, for advice.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VcomCloudAgent.exe. Therefore, you should check the VcomCloudAgent.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

My computer went from 5-10 seconds to do a print to .pdf to almost 2 minutes. Found VCOM device agent was using 52% of the CPU. Killed the process and times returned to normal
  Al Mercier - retired NASA programm  

Summary: Average user rating of VcomCloudAgent.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving VcomCloudAgent issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VcomCloudAgent. 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 VcomCloudAgent.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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