What is wfcrun32.exe?

The genuine wfcrun32.exe file is a software component of Citrix ICA Client by Citrix.
The Citrix ICA Client is a part of a technology that provides server-based computing services to any type of client device. Wfcrun32.exe manages all ICA connections made with the Citrix ICA Client. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. The Citrix ICA Client offers a port to devices requiring server-based computing or cloud-computing services, enabling clients to run software without downloading it. The client can be installed and run from any personal computer, Windows-based terminal, network computer, or any type of appliance, allowing the user to access and interact with 32-bit Windows-based and Java applications that are completely centrally managed. Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American company that develops software solutions in networking, application and desktop virtualization, server technology, cloud-based computing, and offers software as a service (SaaS). Citrix was established in 1989, originally as Citrus, by Ed Iacobucci, a former IBM developer. The company soon developed Citrix Multiuser, a port for OS/2, which used Independent Computing Architecture (ICA) that allowed multiple simultaneous users to access server applications, even from computers not built to run OS/2. Citrix currently employs 9,000 people and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA.

WFCRun32 stands for Windows Foundation Class Application Run (32-bit)

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 wfcrun32.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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Wfcrun32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with wfcrun32
Wfcrun32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Citrix or Citrix Connection Manager or Remote Application Runtime (Win32 version) belongs to software Citrix online plug-in or Citrix ICA Client or Citrix Receiver(USB) or Citrix Presentation Server by Citrix Systems (

Description: Wfcrun32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file wfcrun32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 550,232 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 887,352 bytes and 10 more variants. 
The application can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Wfcrun32.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with wfcrun32.exe, you can also do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wfcrun32.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wfcrun32.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.


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Best practices for resolving wfcrun32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with wfcrun32. 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 wfcrun32.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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