What is wire.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 wire.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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Wire.exe file information

The process known as ESL Wire Gaming Client or Wire belongs to software ESL Wire or Wire by Turtle Entertainment GmbH or Wire.

Description: Wire.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file wire.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,624,448 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 3,771,904 bytes, 3,620,352 bytes, 6,921,728 bytes or 2,779,648 bytes. 
The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). The wire.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Wire.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with wire.exe occur, you can also do the following:

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If wire.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 13,179,660 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. Wire.exe is not a Windows core file. Wire.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

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

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