What is WebLink.exe?

The genuine WebLink.exe file is a software component of OmniPass by Softex.
WebLink.exe is an executable file that belongs to Omnipass, a software used for user identification and authentication. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Omnipass is an identity management software that is used for secure logins to websites and applications and for data protection on computers. The software can be used as a standalone product or it can be combined with a fingerprint scanner or smart card. With Omnipass, users do not need to use passwords to secure data. The program also features file and folder encryption, encrypted file sharing, multi-language support and browser integration. Softex is an American company that develops security software products and solutions for corporate organizations as well as home users. The company was founded in 1992 by Mahendra and Apurva Bhansali, former employees at IBM. Softex is currently based in Austin, Texas, USA.

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 WebLink.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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WebLink.exe file information

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

The process known as WebLink MFC Application or Polar WebLink (version 2.4.15) belongs to software WebLink Application or Polar WebLink by Polar Electro Oy.

Description: WebLink.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WebLink.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—mainly C:\Program Files\Softex\Weblink\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 528,384 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 524,288 bytes or 1,960,960 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. WebLink.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with WebLink.exe, you can also visit the vendor’s support site, find out if there is a newer version available or uninstall Polar WebLink from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify WebLink.exe related errors

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

Seems to be a part of Omnipass Fingerprint reader software that came with a fingerprintreader from APC.
  logjam   (further information)
It is for my biometric scanner however I don't understand why it needs to open a port....hmmm
WebLink.exe is a component of the OmniPass biometric interface
  Keith Brown   (further information)
APC secure Software (omnipass)
  Raymond   (further information)
It comes with secur~app apc fingerprint bioacces
  D W Gall  
It is for my biometric scanner
I also think it is part of the Omnipass biometric interface (or password software). Don't want it connecting to the internet, though!
it does belong to omnipass and i beleive it opens a port to check for updates as it is set to by default
  Ben L.  
Suggests the soma online of existence budget that would severally author.
  Dale C. Linck  
Softex Omnipass is the company, and the software is for saving passwords, if you get it. - I have it, it was installed with my original Compaq Presario machine by default. I DON'T use it, DIDN'T install it . What bugs me is, it's on the msconfig start by default and doesn't get uninstalled!!
came with my APC omnipass fingerprint reader I deny acess with firewall this has not affected performance of reader

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of WebLink.exe: based on 11 votes with 11 user comments. 4 users think WebLink.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger. 4 users don't grade WebLink.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving WebLink issues

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