What is WC3Banlist.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 WC3Banlist.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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WC3Banlist.exe file information

The process known as WC3Banlist belongs to software unknown by (

Description: WC3Banlist.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WC3Banlist.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,137,664 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 907,776 bytes or 781,824 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The WC3Banlist.exe file is able to record keyboard inputs. The file is not a Windows system file. The application can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The program has no visible window. WC3Banlist.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with WC3Banlist occur, you can also completely remove it (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WC3Banlist.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WC3Banlist.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

It does take a lot of memory... I would obviously close it after playing warcraft
Die Datei ist nur zur Verwaltung von sogenannten Bans von dem Spiel "Warcraft 3" / "Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne" zuständig. Diese Bans werden vom User selber verwaltet und dienen nur zu seiner eigenen Information. Das Problem des Aufzeichnens hat wahrscheinlich mit dem DirectX Hook zu tun, den WC3Banlist.exe für eine Bildschirmausgabe erstellt.
  Sourge   (further information)
WC3Banlist ist zu 100% schadlos!!! Es ist eine erweiterung für das Computerspiel Warcraft III, welche eine gewisse kontrolle über sogenannte Custom Games, spiele die von einem Spieler gestartet werden und in die andere Spieler sich einklinken können. Zum beispiel kann man damit herausfinden in welchem Lad sich die Spieler gegenwärtig befinden (um zu wissen, ob ich zum Beispiel mit einem Mitspieler Englisch sprechen muss, oder ob dieser Deutsch versteht. Auserdem kann man Spieler bannen. D.h. ein von mir gebannter Spieler kann nicht mehr an Spielen teilnemen, die Ich erstellt habe.
  Georg Foglszinger   (further information)
Omg das ist ein Tool für das Spiel Warcraft III...damit bannt man die leute die in einem Spiel rausgegangen sind
  c3yk3y   (further information)
meine banlist hat grade, ohne dass ich sie benutzt habe alleine meine gesamte cpu ausgelastet.
Banliste von Warcraft 3
  Tobi   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of WC3Banlist.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. One user thinks WC3Banlist.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WC3Banlist issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WC3Banlist. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the WC3Banlist.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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