Most antivirus programs identify winvercp.exe as malware—for example Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Agent.ye, and BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Generic.2663230.
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The process appears to belong to software Windows sharing object by unknown.
Description: Winvercp.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The winvercp.exe file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 135,168 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 114,688 bytes.
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify winvercp.exe related errors
Important: You should check the winvercp.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.
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active winvercp process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the winvercp.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.