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Is VCSW.exe safe?

VCSW.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 VCSW.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.

VCSW.exe file information

The process known as VAIO Entertainment UPnP Client Adapter belongs to software VAIO Entertainment Platform or VAIO Entertainment or Pinnacle MPEG Realtime Codec or MyProfessionalBusinessCards by Sony (www.sony.com).

Description: VCSW.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. VCSW.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 270,336 bytes (51% of all occurrences), 274,432 bytes, 278,528 bytes, 313,264 bytes or 279,848 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/vcsw.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can do the following:

  • visit the www.sony.com support page
  • search for an update on the vendor’s website
  • completely remove VAIO Entertainment Platform (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)

Recommended: Identify VCSW.exe related errors

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

Process PC portable Sony VAIO
Sony VAIO multimedia extra functions
Part of sony laptop

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of VCSW.exe: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think VCSW.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks VCSW.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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