What is WUSB54GSv2.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 WUSB54GSv2.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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WUSB54GSv2.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with WUSB54GSv2
WUSB54GSv2.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as WUSB54GSv2 belongs to software WUSB54GSv by Linksys (

Description: WUSB54GSv2.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file WUSB54GSv2.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 5,044,736 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows core file. The program has a visible window. WUSB54GSv2.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WUSB54GSv2.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WUSB54GSv2.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

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Summary: Average user rating of WUSB54GSv2.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks WUSB54GSv2.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving WUSB54GSv2 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WUSB54GSv2. 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 WUSB54GSv2.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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