How to remove an wlcomm error
The free file information forum can help you determine if wlcomm.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Wlcomm.exe file information
The process known as Windows Live Communications Platform or Windows Live Messenger Contacts Server belongs to software Windows Live Communications or Windows Live Communications Platform or Windows Live Essentials or Windows Live Messenger or Messenger by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: wlcomm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 27,512 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 26,480 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program is not visible. File wlcomm.exe is not a Windows system file. The file is digitally signed. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Windows Live Communications or Windows Live Communications Platform.
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If wlcomm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 76% dangerous. The file size is 231,496 bytes. The program is not visible. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. wlcomm.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wlcomm.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wlcomm.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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