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What is WDC.exe?

WDC.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 WDC.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.

WDC.exe file information

The process known as WDC Application or Websense Client Agent belongs to software ATK Package or WDC Application or ATK Hotkey or Remote Filtering Client or Client Agent or Websense Client Agent by ASUS (www.asus.com) or Websense (www.websense.com).

Description: WDC.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file WDC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 174,648 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 151,552 bytes and 8 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wdc.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. There is no file information. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with ATK Package or ATK Hotkey occur, you can also do the following:
  1) remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel
  2) get help from the software vendor Asus.

Recommended: Identify WDC.exe related errors

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

belongs to ATK Hotkey
  Rufus Serano  
it's a .exe file for asus programs
  Eric D  
remove virus
atk hotkey process
is part of Websense Client Agent. Wdc.exe is developed by Websense.
ATK Hotkey
Asus ATK Service
  xenoll   (further information)
It's NOT A VIRUS! It's part of the ASUS ATK HOTKEYS! Just checked through this address on Windows 7 on my ASUS laptop, all the proccesses are safe!: C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\
Is a Atk Hotkey program.. i try uninstall program with looking at process.. WDC disapear after uninstalling.. sory for english.
On K52J, WDC.exe is in C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey; not sure if it's for controlling the Fn keys or if it's inessential
It's part of ATK Hotkey, but after killing the process i can still use the hotkeys on my laptop. So i've no idea why this process is running in the first place.
  jantrance   (further information)
Asus Systemsoftware

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of WDC.exe: based on 16 votes with 12 user comments.
6 users think WDC.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users think WDC.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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